Management Students Participate in 9th Annual Innovation Case Competition


Deloitte representatives visited campus recently to participate in Fariss Mousa’s MGT420 class, which features the Innovation Case Competition for the Management of Technology and Innovation course.

WinnersMousa says, “Deloitte has been an important partner in this competition for the past four and a half years. These types of experiences are vital for the students. We appreciate Deloitte's dedication and commitment to our students.”

He went on to say that the students worked extremely hard on the case, developing innovative solutions for the problems offered at the competition.

Pictured to the right is the first place team, from left:  Judge Ussama Baggili (Senior Manager), Student Ronald Sobczak (Senior), Student Alexandra Wilson (Senior), Student Kevin Connors (Senior), Judge Dimple Nangia (Consultant), and Judge Dyuti Mahendru (Consultant).

Runner-UpsPictured to the left is the case competition runner up, from left: Judge Ussama Baggili (Senior Manager), Student Taylor Townshend (Senior), Student Simon Hoffberger (Senior), Student Kyle English (Senior), Student Erik Nelson (Senior), Judge Dimple Nangia (Consultant), and Judge Dyuti Mahendru (Consultant).

Other judges included Schaffer Hilton, National Managing Director, Strategic Client Ventures, and Assistant Professor Mousa. Mousa says, "We really appreciate the help of Schaffer Hilton. He takes time out of his busy schedule to work with the students, helping them with both the preparation and presentation."

This type of experiential learning opportunity is a hallmark of the College of Business, and helps to prepare students for their future careers. Students who have gone through the MGT420 class will have a competitive edge in the job market.

Published: Monday, December 8, 2014

Last Updated: Wednesday, June 8, 2016

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