Applications for Corporate Social Responsibility Case Competition Team Now Being Accepted

Posted 2018-12-30

The Peter P. Dhillon Centre for Business Ethics is accepting applications for participation in the 8th Annual Milgard Invitational Case Competition on Social Responsibility. Four business students will represent UBC Sauder at the international competition in Seattle on March 1, 2019. Applications from individuals or teams will be accepted until Wednesday, January 9, 2019.

The Milgard Invitational Case Competition on Social Responsibility was first hosted in 2012 by Milgard School of Business at The University of Washington Tacoma to give students the opportunity to participate alongside their peers from universities worldwide. The competition challenges students to tackle complex cases on real-world businesses’ corporate social responsibility challenges and initiatives.

Further details of this year’s competition are as follows:

February 22-25, 2019: On February 22, cases are sent to students electronically. They have 72 hours to analyze the case, formulate recommendations and create a presentation, which is due on Monday, February 25 at 8:00 am.

Friday, March 1, 2019 at the University of Washington Tacoma: In a preliminary round, teams have 15 minutes to present their analysis and recommendations to a panel of judges consisting of business professionals. In a final round, the top four teams from the preliminary rounds present to all judges. The day concludes with a reception and awards ceremony.

Costs for travel and participation in the competition will be covered jointly by UBC Sauder, the Dhillon Centre, and individual team members. The Dhillon Centre will manage and provide coaching support for the UBC Sauder team.

Applications from individuals or teams can be sent to Christie Stephenson, Executive Director of the Dhillon Centre, at until midnight on Wednesday, January 9, 2019. 

Please provide a resume, short letter stating why you are interested in participating, as well as an indication that you have read and are able to comply with the official rules of the competition, found here: