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08.2015

2015 NBMBAA Minority Undergraduate Business Case Competition

CHICAGO – May 1, 2015 - - It’s official. Thousands of minority undergraduate business students from 2,384 of America’s colleges and universities are invited to compete in the 2015 National Black MBA Association® (NBMBAA®) Undergraduate Minority Business Case Competition for top ranking cash prizes and employment opportunities. Sponsored by The National Black MBA Association, the nation’s premier organization for Black business professionals and host of the largest conference and exposition of MBA graduates and business professionals, the Undergraduate Minority Business Case Competition will challenge students to present a business case analysis to a panel of esteemed judges, representing industry, academia and the social sector.

Registration for undergraduate participation is open now until Friday, August 7, 2015. The 2015 National Black MBA Association (NBMBAA) Undergraduate Minority Business Case Competition will be held at Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, FL, September 24- 25.

To qualify, four person teams of minority undergraduate students, 18 years or older, are tasked with analyzing a complex business case using a strategic solution, then defending their recommendations before a panel of top executives from leading corporations and academic institutions from across the country.

Each team is judged independently. Registrants will present their business case analysis at the NBMBAA 37th Annual Conference and Exposition before corporate executives, where three  winning  teams  will be announced to thousands of business professionals, corporations, NBMBAA partners, news media and colleges and universities on-site and online at www.nbmbaa.org.

Finalists participating in the competition will have an opportunity to win the following cash prizes:

  • The winning team -  $15,000
  • Second Place Team - $10,000
  • Third Place Team - $5,000

Comprehensive registration requirements are available at the National Black MBA website. For more information contact Eric Lyons at eric.lyons@nbmbaa.org or (281) 325-7561.

About the National Black MBA Association

Established in 1970, the National Black MBA Association, Inc. (NBMBAA) is dedicated to developing partnerships that result in the creation of intellectual and economic wealth in the Black community through its five channels of engagement; education, career, leadership, entrepreneurship, and lifestyle. With 40‐plus chapters, a membership base of more than 9,000 and more than 450 corporate partners, the NBMBAA provides access to its constituents through services such as the Annual NBMBAA Conference and Exposition; Local Empowerment Initiatives; and other programs. To learn more about the NBMBAA or to become a member, visit www.nbmbaa.org

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