Case Competitions

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    Throughout your studies, you will have the opportunity to participate in case competitions. Participating in an intercollegiate competition is a memorable and rewarding experience. By participating in these renowned competitions you'll gain the confidence and skills to analyze and solve real-life business problems under pressure. Competitions often provide the most hands-on, realistic simulations of what it would be like to take on a specific role in a business.

    You may also have the opportunity to meet and interact with various representatives from professional companies associated with the competition as you progress through the stages. This is a unique networking experience because you not only have the chance to meet these individuals, but you also have the opportunity to pick their brain regarding the work you have done on the case. Many case competitions combine recruitment as part of the event. Competitions are often run by the employers themselves with the purpose of seeking enthusiastic and driven candidates, either for internships or full-time, entry level positions.

    With Capilano University's experience and expertise in the field, you too can become part of a winning team! Our recent wins include --

    March 2017
    2016 AMA International Collegiate - Capilano University Marketing Association wins 2nd place, faculty Andrea Eby wins Faculty Advisor award
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    March 2017
    Western Canadian Business Competition - CapU teams win for the third year in a row
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    March 2016 
    2016 AMA International Collegiate - Capilano University Marketing Association team bring home 3 awards
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    March 2016 
    Western Canadian Business Competition - Both the Junior team and Senior team from Capilano University win first place
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    March 2016
    Ali Abassi finalist at the The Great Canadian Sales Competition
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    February 2016
    Case team places 4th in Whitecaps Competition, and receives 5-week mentorship program
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    January 2016 Richard Harvey reaches top five at  American Marketing Association’s (AMA) Teksystems Outbound Sales Competition   story link
    March 2015  Western Canadian Business Competition - Junior team wins first place   story link 

    AMA Winners 2016

    The Capilano University Marketing Association team bringing home 3 Awards at the 2016 AMA Interational Collegiate "Mint Your Future" with Matt Shepherd, Rhita Hassar, Kelsey Singer, Faculty Andrea Eby, Stephanie Hahlen, Alexis Morton and Richard Harvey.


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    What our students say: 

    Richard Harvey

    “I was really excited to have the opportunity to do something I’ve never done before. Regardless whether I placed fifth or last, I was sure I was going to learn something and take away some knowledge from that experience,”
    Richard Harvey, BBA student

    Rhita Hassar

    Even as far as we’ve gone, it’s already a great opportunity to be selected to participate because it’ll open up so many networking opportunities to say I’ve been involved in this case competition. 
    Rhita Hassar, BBA student