- Apply the theory you learn in class to solve existing business challenges with the MBS Case Competition
- Do you have a great idea for a StartUp? Pitch your idea at the UniMelb StartUp for your chance to win seed-funding to get your project off the ground
MBS Case Competition
Melbourne Business School, in collaboration with MBS Student Association (MBSSA) and 180 Degrees Consulting, presents the MBS Case Competition! Put theory into practice by delivering a solution to a real-life business problem.
This competition is a great opportunity for you to experience working on a consulting project, especially if you have been thinking about applying for a practicum subject such as the Business Practicum or Global Business Practicum. Participants will also have an opportunity to impress and network with industry professionals.
Please refer to the MBS Case Competition Handbook for details on the competition structure and rules.
Please note the 2020 handbook will be available here soon.
Registrations for the 2020 MBS Case Competition are expected to open on Monday 20 July and close on Monday 27 July (11.59pm).
Registration will be open to both teams and individual participants.
- Team Registrations: Register a minimum of 3 and a maximum of 4 team members
- Individual Registrations: It is encouraged that all individual participants visit and join MBSSA’s MBSSA Case Comp Public Facebook Group which aims to facilitate team formation.
This competition is for current Graduate students of Melbourne Business School (MBS Master of Management Suite, Master of International Business and Specialist Masters programs). Participants must be enrolled in at least one subject in the current semester to be eligible to compete. If you have registered in a team with any undergraduate student or student from another faculty without proper notification and approval, your team will be disqualified with immediate effect.
Please ensure that all participating team members read the competition Rules and Regulations prior to registering. Participation in this competition is subject to the acceptance of the competition’s Rules and Regulations.
Applications open Monday 20 July 2020 Applications close 11.59pm Monday 27 July 2020 MBS Case Competition launch
Note: it is expected all team members be present at the launch
Friday 31 July 2020
Time and venue to be confirmed
Pre-screening requirements due
Finalised teams will be required to submit a pre-screening document which offers a brief overview of their case and strategy. The format, scope and other requirements will be released at the Case Competition Launch.
Tuesday 4 August 2020 Pre-screening results and Preliminary Round offers communicated Wednesday 12 August 2020 Case competition workshops
For all teams who recieve an offer to proceed to the Preliminary Round
Saturday 15 August - Sunday 16 August
Exact details to be confirmed
Teams that successfully progress through to the preliminary stage will be required to present their case to a panel of industry professionals at the preliminaries. At the conclusion of the preliminary round, the top 5 highest performing teams will be chosen to progress to the finals.
Tuesday 18 August 2020 Final Round
In the final round of the Case Competition, the top 5 teams will present their case to a panel of industry representatives, academics and audience, before the winners are selected and announced. All University of Melbourne students are invited to attend.
Exact details to be confirmed
Pitch your winning business idea in the UniMelb StartUp Pitch Competition for a chance to win some amazing prizes and receive feedback that could help turn your idea into reality! This program is as much a competition as it is a learning experience. Whether or not you have a start-up idea in mind, we encourage all students across the University to take part in at least the first stage of the competition.
The 2019 competition was proudly supported and sponsored by entrepreneurship experts from the Faculty of Business and Economics, Melbourne Business School, Wade Institute of Entrepreneurship, Academy Xi and Melbourne Accelerator Program and has since concluded. Check back here in 2020 for updates on the next iteration of this competition.