BU 2nd: National MBA Human Capital Case Competition

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BU 2nd: National MBA Human Capital Case Competition

Congrats to Josh Stoffel, Thuy Phan, Melissa FernleyDalia Rinaldi and Jodi Lazarus. They placed 2nd in the National MBA Human Capital Case Competition, beating out Cornell and narrowly losing to USU for the top spot. Very exciting. See picture below.

Below is info on the competition from the Owen School of Management at Vanderbilt, from their web site.

 

 

Welcome to the new era of human capital! No matter how much money a business may have, how savvy the marketing is, or how operationally efficient it may be, without human capital, a business isn’t a business. Working as a human resources professional is, undoubtedly, one of the most important jobs in the business world today. After all, you are the one ensuring that employees perform at their peak, leading the charge to motivate others to harness their visions for tomorrow’s business and make those visions realities.

Business schools around the world are increasingly recognizing the importance of training students in human capital strategies and solutions. Regardless of the job any graduate takes, there will always be hiring, staffing, and performance challenges.

That’s why the Owen Graduate School of Management is proud to host the eleventh annual National MBA Human Capital Case Competition. Generously funded by Deloitte Consulting and HP Inc., the competition will pit teams from top graduate schools across the country against each other to address a real-world human capital issue and present solutions relevant in today’s fast-paced global economy. Teams will present their solutions to a team of esteemed corporate judges from Deloitte Consulting and HP Inc.

No matter what job you are looking for after business school, participating in the 2017 National MBA Human Capital Case Competition will better prepare you to interview and succeed on the job.

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Greg Stoller is actively involved in building entrepreneurship and international business programs at Boston University in the Questrom School of Business. He teaches courses in entrepreneurship, global strategy and management and runs the Asian International Management Experience Program, and the Asian International Consulting Project.

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