Graduate Case Competitions



CABA Shifts into High Gear

MSBAPM students Karpagam Vinayagam, Anoop Ramathirtha, and Suhas Nadiga, whose team came in third place. (Nathan Oldham/UConn School of Business)
MSBAPM students Karpagam Vinayagam, Anoop Ramathirtha, and Suhas Nadiga, whose team came in third place. (Nathan Oldham/UConn School of Business)

UConn MSBAPM Students Help Stanley Black & Decker ‘Nail Down’ Its Data Analytics Info

Stanley Black & Decker executives wanted to optimize their vast repository of data from their Healthcare division, but were hampered because reports came from four different information systems. Continue Reading


MBAs Create, Host New Sustainability Case Competition

Franz Oliveira '19 MBA (Nathan Oldham/UConn School of Business)
Franz Oliveira ’19 MBA (Nathan Oldham/UConn School of Business)

If there was any question about how much heart and soul participants put into vying for the UConn Net Impact MBA Sustainability Case Competition victory, it could be measured by the disappointment on the faces of those who didn’t place. Continue Reading


MSFRM Students Advance in International PRMIA Competition

PRMIA Risk Management Challenge

A team of students from the MS in Financial Risk Management program in Hartford came in second place in a regional Professional Risk Managers International Association (PRMIA) risk-management competition, and have qualified for the international competition April 14 in New York City. Continue Reading




Creative Traffic Analysis Earns Grad Student Recognition

Graduate student Ankit Borkhataria ’17 MSBAPM took third place at the Tableau Student Viz Assignment Competition, which drew more than 100 submissions from 14 countries.

Winners were selected based on creativity, analytical depth, beauty and design and overall score.

“Ankit took a creative approach in wrangling a large data set with over 1 million rows of Montgomery County (Maryland) traffic violation data. The judges loved his choice of using a bold color palette and embedding Twitter feeds from @mcpnews and #mdtraffic,” Tableau posted in its announcement.


New MBA Students Quickly Becoming Leaders

MBA Case Competition First-Place Team (Nathan Oldham/UConn School of Business)
The first place team, from left: Jonathan Neal, Mariam Kurian, Jared Alexis, and Jin Du. (Nathan Oldham/UConn School of Business)

As Insurance Industry Grapples with Change, MBA Candidates Could Become Trailblazers

First-year UConn MBA students faced one of their first big hurdles earlier this month when they were presented with a real-life, pressure-filled case competition, made all the more interesting by the presence of a special judge. Continue Reading


Graduate Student Investors’ Portfolio #1

Quinnipiac G.A.M.E. VII Forum | 1st Place - Growth Portfolio
The UConn team took first place in the Quinnipac G.A.M.E.—Global Asset Management Education—VII Forum. (Pei-ju Lee)

UConn Beat 100 Colleges in Quinnipiac G.A.M.E. Challenge

The UConn Student Managed Fund Graduate Team won first-place in a highly competitive Student-Managed Portfolio Competition, besting some 100 colleges from all over the world. Continue Reading


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 students 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