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REGISTRATION FOR UNC’S INTERNAL ROUND IS OPEN!

UNC students can register their team here (https://tinyurl.com/2018CaseCompetition).

When registering a team, please note the following:

  • Each team must have 4-5 graduate students with at least two disciplines (Business, Public Health, Pharmacy, Medicine, Nursing, etc.) represented. Dual-degree students may fulfill this requirement.

  • We welcome “free agents”! If you are unable to form a complete team, please register as a "free agent" and/or reach out to other "free agents" to try to form a team.

  • If you have teammates that you would like to participate with but you are still unable form a complete team, please register and the Case Competition organizers will attempt to help you fill in the remaining spots.

  • If your team wins the Internal Round on Saturday, Oct. 27th, your team will represent UNC in the Final External Round on Saturday, Nov. 10th at UNC Kenan-Flagler Business School. All team members must participate in presentations.


WHAT IS THE UNC HEALTHCARE CASE COMPETITION?

The UNC Healthcare Case Competition is an interdisciplinary event designed to leverage students’ unique learning, development, and career experiences by challenging them to develop an innovative solution to a relevant healthcare issue. This is a great venue for graduate students to showcase their leadership, critical thinking, creativity, and network with other future healthcare leaders—in addition to winning a prize! This year, graduate students from several other leading universities (to be confirmed) across the United States will be invited to participate.

The case competition also provides an opportunity for finalist teams from participating universities to attend UNC’s annual Healthcare Conference in Chapel Hill, NC—providing additional networking opportunities and a chance to attend workshops and panels led by industry leaders.

AM I ELIGIBLE TO PARTICIPATE?

Graduate students across disciplines (business, public health, pharmacy, medicine, nursing, dentistry, etc.) are encouraged to participate. Each team must have 4-5 graduate students with at least two disciplines represented (dual-degree students may fulfill this requirement).

HOW IS THE CASE COMPETITION STRUCTURED?

The UNC Healthcare Case Competition will include two rounds:

  • Internal Round – UNC will host its own internal competition to identify its finalist team. If preferred, other universities may nominate their finalist team without hosting an internal competition.

  • Final External Round – One finalist team from each participating university will travel to UNC Kenan-Flagler Business school to present their case solution. The competition will be judged by an interdisciplinary panel of healthcare industry experts.

KEY DATES

Internal Round – UNC will host its own internal round to identify its finalist team. If preferred, other universities may nominate their finalist team without hosting an internal competition.

  • Oct. 1st-15th: Team Registration (virtual)

  • Oct. 21st: Competition Kick-Off & Case Distribution (UNC Kenan-Flagler Business School)

  • Oct. 26th: Internal Round Case Submissions (virtual)

  • Oct. 27th: Internal Round Case Presentations (UNC Kenan-Flagler Business School)

Final External Round – One finalist team from each participating university will travel to UNC Kenan-Flagler Business school to present their case solution. The competition will be judged by an interdisciplinary panel of healthcare industry experts.

  • Oct. 21st: Case Distribution (virtual)

  • Nov. 2nd: Final Round Case Submissions (virtual)

  • Nov. 9th: UNC Healthcare Conference (UNC Kenan-Flagler Business School)

  • Nov. 10th: Final Round Case Presentations (UNC Kenan-Flagler Business School)

PRIZES

  • Internal Round (UNC-Specific)1st Place: $1,250; 2nd Place: $750; 3rd Place: $300

  • Final External Round1st Place: $5,000; 2nd Place: $3,000


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QUESTIONS?

Please contact Damion_Harrikissoon@kenan-flagler.unc.edu or Sarah_Kenyon@kenan-flagler.unc.edu if you have any questions or concerns.