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TCU Neeley School of Business Invitational MBA/MS Supply Chain Competition
February 23, 2019

Apply your creativity and experience to a current supply chain challenge presented by the National Restaurant Association.

Description
Eligibility

Participants must be enrolled in a United States or North American business school.
Participants must be full-time MBA/MS students only.
Participants are majoring in Supply Chain.
Each invited supply chain program is limited to 4 MBA or MS-SCM student participants.
Rules

Each Team will be randomly selected for a particular flight.
To maintain anonymity for the judges during Saturday’s competition day, teams are asked to not identify their university, their state or wear school colors. During Saturday’s competition, teams are referred by team number. Disclosing the identity may lead to disqualification.
Copies of the case will be given to each participant 24 hours prior to final presentation being submitted.
Once the case is released, students may not consult with any non-team members during the team preparation, or on competition day until the competition concludes with the announcement of the top four teams at the awards dinner. This includes academic advisors, faculty, staff, student ambassadors, other students, etc. Contact such as phone conversations, emails, texting, Skype conversations, etc., with non-team members is not allowed.
Teams are permitted to utilize any written resource, scholarly publication, internet, industry journals, academic textbooks, etc. Any sources utilized need to be clearly cited.
Teams are expressly prohibited from discussing or accepting assistance from any person outside their team. No physical or electronic contact is allowed. No email, text messaging, Skype or cell phone conversations, etc., are allowed with any individuals outside the team.
Handouts to judges: Handouts will be provided to each Judge at the Team's discretion. (Team will work with their respective Ambassador). Sufficient copies will be provided to each Team for the Judges.
Presentations should be in PowerPoint format (16:9 will fit better). A flash drive will be provided and collected. No previously completed PowerPoints can be used.
Each team will have 25 minutes to present recommendations to the panel of Judges. The Judges will then have up to 10 minutes to ask questions.
A time keeper will be assigned to each presentation and will ensure the 35 minutes is adhered to.
Attire for the competition is business formal.
Organizer
Texas Christian University - Neeley School Of Business
Esri
Eligible Schools
Arizona State University - W. P. Carey School Of Business
Brigham Young University - Marriott School Of Business
Georgia Tech
INDIANA STATE UNIVERSITY
Iowa State University College Of Business
Michigan Ross School Of Business
Rutgers Business School
South Carolina State University
Texas Christian University - Neeley School Of Business
UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS
University Of Colorado At Denver
University Of Houston Victoria School Of Business
University Of Maryland University College (UMUC)
University Of North Texas
University Of Pittsburgh - Katz Graduate School Of Business
University Of Texas at Dallas
University Of Wisconsin Madison
Prize
2nd Prize 5,000 $
3rd Prize 3,000 $
4th Prize 1,500 $