The identity of team members, their universities and the cases they are solving are kept confidential throughout the process. Judges are not privy to any information about participants.

Eligibility: 

  • Participants must be enrolled undergraduate students

  • Teams can only be of four members. Students from different universities may be in the same team

  • All fields of study and all universities are welcomed to apply

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Stage 1: Registration (January 23–February 17)

If you meet the eligibility requirements, fill out the application to enroll your team. Keep in mind:

  1. The competition is only for undergraduate students

  2. Teams can only have four members, not more or fewer

  3. A team may be made up of members from different universities and fields of study

  4. Places are limited

  5. The deadline to register is February 17, 2019

  6. The case competitions are divided into two tracks; technical and creative. The team will choose the track to compete in.

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Stage 2: Workshop and Sample Cases

Upon applying to the program, every team will attend two workshops (February 21 and 28). These workshops will prepare you to solve the sample cases. Attendance is mandatory for all applicants.

After attending the workshop every team will receive a sample case to solve within seven days. The team must submit their solution to the sample case as a 10-slide PowerPoint presentation.

This case will be reviewed and graded by a committee of LAU instructors. To ensure objectivity, the committee will have no knowledge of the teams or their members’ identities.

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Stage 3: Decisions (TBA)

The committee members will evaluate the submitted presentations on relevance, practicality and creativity. They will shortlist qualified candidates to participate.

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Stage 4: Competition (April 6–7)

The competition itself will be held on April 6 and 7, 2019. Accepted teams are expected to attend both days and complete all cases.

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Stage 5: Award Ceremony (April 13)

Shortlisted teams will be invited to present their cases and winners will receive their awards during the ceremony.

All participants will benefit from the unique networking and reputation-building opportunities of this event. Winners will receive additional prizes that could supercharge their careers.

The winner of each case will receive an internship or job offer at the discretion of the participating companies.

In addition, one team will be selected as the Best LAU Case Competition Team and will receive an award of $4,000.