QSB’s Inter-Collegiate Business Case Competition draws competitors from around the world

Posted on January 13, 2011

Kingston, ON – Canada’s largest and longest-running undergraduate business case competition kicked off in Kingston on January 6. The Inter-Collegiate Business Competition (I.C.B.C.) drew 170 submissions from 41 business schools around the world for its 33rd anniversary event.

After two full days of intense competition, the following winners were announced in the eight disciplines that make up the competition.

  • Accounting Event (Presented by Ernst & Young): Concordia University (Alexander Ryzhikov, Audrey Bouchard)
  • Business Policy Event: University of Calgary (Diana Zybutz, Mark Blackwell, Brian Etienne)
  • The Sheldon Chumir Foundation Ethics Event: University of Regina (Emily Adema, Megan Kalk)
  • Finance Event (Presented by BMO Capital Markets): York University (Suraj Gupta, Edward Zhao)
  • Minerva Health & Safety Human Resources Event: Concordia University (Kirsten Tiedje, Christopher Labrecque)
  • Marketing Event: Simon Fraser University (May Yu, Emily Chua)
  • Caro Systems Management Information Systems (MIS) Event: Brock University (Darryl Moyers, Tyler Stark)
  • Debating Event: University of British Columbia (Elisha Allen, Frankie Cena)

Queen’s School of Business placed second in both the MIS and Finance events.

I.C.B.C.’s mission is “to create an intellectually enriching environment, giving students the opportunity to tackle complex business problems while receiving feedback from the corporate elite, ultimately helping to unite, enrich and challenge the business leaders of tomorrow.” The enthusiastic participants in this year’s competition would surely agree its mission was achieved.

Visit http://www.icbcqueens.com for more information.

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