The Corporate Case Competition at the University of Michigan-Flint brings together undergraduate and graduate students from all schools across campus to form 5-7 person multi-disciplinary teams. Corporate partners mentor an assigned student team in order to develop an innovate solution to an issue currently impacting corporations on a global level.  The competition culminates on the University of Michigan-Flint campus, where each team presents their solution to a panel of judges.
 
WHO:
Students at UM-Flint and 10 corporate partners
 
WHEN:
• Friday, January 19, 2018 at 3:00 pm: Kick-off event
• January 20- February 19: Optional meetings between corporate partners and student group
• February 13, 2018 at 9am: Corporate Feedback Presentations/Career Fair
• Tuesday, February 20 beginning at 9:00 am: Final Presentations/Awards
 
WHAT:
Competition that provides corporations and students with a chance to build cross-cultural relationships, experiences, and most importantly, participate in a real-world case study to analyze and develop a global business solution.
 

To Become a Corporate Partner Contact:

Claus Weimann
Associate Director of International Education
University of Michigan-Flint
(810) 762-3382
 
Sara Barton
Career Center Manager
University of Michigan-Flint
(810) 762-0919

UM-Flint Competition Sparks Workplace Ideas

The University of Michigan-Flint teamed up an array of students with corporate partners recently for its inaugural Case Competition.

The contest drew more than 40 undergraduate and graduate students, from all schools within UM-Flint, for an intense ten-day contest in which they researched and developed strategies for a universal business issue. Students had the chance to meet with the participating companies during the competition.