Graduate Case Competitions


First-Place Winners

Enuma Ezeife, Avinash Chugani, Alexandra Buchanan and Ted Jin made up the team of UConn graduate studetns who won the APICS Northeast Student Competition (Ryan Baldassario/UConn School of Business)
Enuma Ezeife, Avinash Chugani, Alexandra Buchanan and Ted Jin made up the team of UConn graduate studetns who won the APICS Northeast Student Competition (Ryan Baldassario/UConn School of Business)

UConn Grad Students Victorious in Prestigious APICS Supply Chain Competition

A team of four UConn graduate students won the APICS Northeast Student Competition earlier this month, defeating competitors from RPI, Rutgers, UMass and more in a supply-chain contest. Continue Reading


MBA Team Triumphs

Pictured from left: Wei Wang '17, Juliet Greenblatt '18, Ankur Jain '18, and Brad Goodman '17 (UConn School of Business)
Pictured from left: Wei Wang ’17, Juliet Greenblatt ’18, Ankur Jain ’18, and Brad Goodman ’17 (UConn School of Business)

Analytical Skills, Personal Warmth Help MBA Team Finish Prominently in National Case Competition

For Brad Goodman ’17, a second-year student in the Full-time MBA program, the recent victory in a prominent case competition was more than just exciting; it was a dress rehearsal for his career. Continue Reading


A Victory to Savor

Photo, left to right: MSBAPM students Zhong He '17, Xin "Amy" Ni '16, and Jun Sun '16 pose for a photo with Patrick Buckley, manager of the Advanced Analytics Leadership Development Program at Travelers, following the UConn team’s victory. (Xin "Amy'' Ni)
Photo, left to right: MSBAPM students Zhong He ’17, Xin “Amy” Ni ’16, and Jun Sun ’16 pose for a photo with Patrick Buckley, manager of the Advanced Analytics Leadership Development Program at Travelers, following the UConn team’s victory. (Xin “Amy” Ni)

A Determined MSBAPM Team Wins Hard-Fought Travelers Analytics Case Competition

Extra research, attention to detail, and a lively presentation boosted an MSBAPM team from Hartford to a championship in a hard-fought, three-month, four-round Travelers Analytics Case Competition. Continue Reading


Business Law Negotiation Competition

Business and law students participate in the Business Law Negotiation Competition (UConn School of Law)
Students participate in the Business Law Negotiation Competition (UConn School of Law)

Six Cross-Disciplinary Teams Compete in Annual Competition

About 40 UConn business and law students competed and collaborated recently in the second annual Business Law Negotiation Competition, working on the first day of the competition to settle a business dispute and on the second day to reach an agreement to build a dam. Continue Reading


UConn MBA Students Win ACG CT Cup

On April 2, 2012, UConn School of Business won the Third Annual ACG Connecticut Cup Competition.  UConn’s MBA team consisted of Vivek Goel, Isaac Park, Archit Patel, Tom Wang, and Dawei Zheng.  The other schools competing in the competition were Yale University School of Management (2nd place), Sacred Heart University College of Business (3rd place), and Quinnipiac University School of Business (4th place). Continue Reading


Business, Law Students Collaborate During UConn’s First Joint Negotiation Competition

The University of Connecticut School of Law hosted the first UConn Law School-UConn Business School Joint Negotiation Competition last month.

The event fostered professional achievement and collaboration among the students, with four MBA students continuing on to a regional competition at Villanova University in April.Continue Reading


UConn MBA Students Win First Prize in APICS Business Case Competition

A team of four UConn MBA students were awarded First Place and Grand Champions in the APICS Northeast Business Case Competition in Albany, N.Y., last month. This is the fourth time that a UConn MBA team has been awarded top honors.

The winning team members are first-year MBA students Jason Harris, Akhilesh Kumar, Jared Siraco, and Yogendra Bhosrekar. As a result of the win, the team will next compete in the Global APICS Competition which will be held in Las Vegas in October. Continue Reading


Business Briefs (Spring 2014)

This article first appeared in the UConn Business magazine, Volume 4, Issue 2 (Spring 2014)

Faculty & Staff

Sudip Bhattacharjee, associate professor of OPIM, was invited to serve as a member of the 2014 Selects Committee for the premiere INFORMS Conference on Business Analytics and Operations Research held March 30.

Assistant Professor Paul Borochin and Professor Joseph Golec, both of the finance department, presented “Using Options to Measure the Full Value-Effect of an Event: Application to the Healthcare Reform Act” to the University community on February 7. Continue Reading


MSFRM Students Take 3rd Place in Prestigious Rotman Trading Competition

Marking its first time participating in the Rotman International Trading Competition (RITC)–a very prominent, well-established global competition–the UConn team captured third place in the Quantitative Outcry Case.

Making up UConn’s team were MSFRM students Brian AsselinChad BelangerMatt Dyer, and Tejas PatelContinue Reading


MBAs Continue to Collect Competition Honors

For the second year in a row, UConn MBAs won first place in the APICS Northeast Supply Chain Business Case Competition held this year February 7-8, 2014 in Albany, NY.

The winning “Grand Champion” team, comprising Jaimin Bhatt ’15 MBAMohit Ganotra ’15 MBA, and Bhupender Singh ’15 MBA, will represent the Northeast District in APICS International Student Team Competition scheduled for October in New Orleans. Continue Reading