Winners of First Annual IACBE Student Case-Study Competition Announced
Lenexa, Kansas, USA (April 2012) – At its annual conference in Kansas City, Missouri, April 18-20, 2012, the International Assembly for Collegiate Business Education (IACBE) hosted its first annual student case-study competition focusing on business ethics, and is pleased to announce the following winners:
McKendree University (Illinois, USA)
- Jessica Muckensturm
- Erika Schutzenhofer
- Austin Vuichard
- Danielle Warren
- Dr. Jean Scheller-Sampson, Faculty Advisor
Framingham State University (Massachusetts, USA)
- Suzanne Carroll
- Caitlin Taylor
- Dr. Michael Harrison, Faculty Advisor
University of Montana Western (Montana, USA)
- Cory Birkenbuel
- Blake Drown
- Anthony Harris
- Tate Kapple
- Dr. Fredrick Chilson, Faculty Advisor
The case-study competition provides students with an opportunity to showcase their ability to analyze a case, and to identify and discuss recommendations for action in an ethical and thoughtful manner. The competition requires students to (1) work as teams, (2) collect, analyze, and use data, and (3) present information and answer questions in a clear, concise, and professional manner.
The teams select an appropriate case on which to focus, and must be able to explain the legal, financial, economic, marketing, and management issues relevant to the situation and present the ethical issue that they have chosen to address. After presenting the case information, the teams must make recommendations for action that are solidly grounded in ethical theory.
About the IACBE
Advancing Academic Quality in
Business Education Worldwide
The International Assembly for Collegiate Business Education (IACBE) was founded in 1997 in response to the expressed needs of presidents, chief academic officers, and business deans and chairs who wanted an accreditation process that was mission-driven and outcomes-based. The IACBE is nationally-recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA), and is the leader in mission-driven and outcomes-based programmatic accreditation in business education for student-centered colleges and universities throughout the world.
The IACBE’s mission is to promote and recognize excellence in business education in institutions of higher education worldwide, at both the undergraduate and graduate levels, through specialized accreditation of business programs. The IACBE has hundreds of member institutions and campuses and well over 900 accredited programs in the United States, Europe, Asia, the Middle East, Central America, and South America.
The IACBE’s World Headquarters are located in Lenexa, Kansas, USA, with a representative office in Paris, France.
For more information, please contact IACBE World Headquarters.