Calgary wins Concordia MBA competition
The University of Calgary was the over-all winner of the four-day International MBA Case competition organized by Concordia University which ended on the weekend at the Sheraton Centre.
The winners collect a $4,000 scholarship from the Bank of Montreal and business computers from Hewlett Packard.
The University of Manitoba came second and the University of Toronto third. The second-place team was awarded a $3,000 scholarship donated by Noranda Minerals, and the third-place team a $2,000 scholarship donated by Pratt & Whitney Canada Inc.
In the semi-finals the University of Manitoba beat Concordia 7-4; the University of Toronto won over George Washington University 7-4 and the University of Calgary was the winner over New Zealand’s Otago University 6-5. Otago won the last two years.
Thirty student teams from universities in Canada, the U.S., Finland, New Zealand and Sweden competed in the 13th annual competition, the largest ever.
In all, nearly 100 business people acted as judges in the competition which was organized by Concordia MBA students John Iwanic, Beth McNutt and Darren Read.