EVENT OVERVIEW

Whether you are currently exploring management consulting as a career path or in the process of recruiting for a firm, case competitions are a fantastic opportunity to develop your collaborative problem-solving skills.

In our 11-day case competition, Healthcare: Accelerating Accessibility, participants will have the opportunity to (1) learn how to approach a case (2) tackle real-life business challenges and (3) present their recommended strategies to judges from our partnering firms. This unique opportunity will help participants assess their aptitude and enthusiasm for a career in management consulting while also learning from consultant judges. For questions or concerns about this event, please do not hesitate to e-mail us at info@gmcacanada.com   

EVENT DESCRIPTION

Healthcare: Accelerating Accessibility 

Participating teams will have a total of 11 days to create their final slide deck. The case will be released on March 28th, 2022 (12:01 AM EDT) and teams must submit their slide deck by April 6th, 2022 (11:59 PM EDT). Healthcare: Accelerating Accessibility will take place on April 7th   (6:30 PM – 10:00 PM EDT). The competition will consist of two rounds: a preliminary and final round. Each team will give a 10-minute presentation of their recommended solution to a panel of judges from our partnering consulting firms. Presentations will be followed by a 8-minute Q&A period. Enter our case competition for a chance to win cash prizes ($1000 in total)!  

The deadline to submit your team application is Wednesday, March 23rd, 2022 at 11:59 PM EDT. You will be notified of your application status on Friday, March 25th, 2022 (6:30 PM EDT). 

 Note: if you are currently taking the 2022 GMCA: Business Fundamentals program, please refrain from registering through the public application form and use the course-specific registration link we sent you instead.

Eligibility  Criteria: 

  • Graduate students and post-doctoral fellows that attend a Canadian university    
  • Teams must be composed of three – four members  
  • Maximum of ONE (1) current undergraduate, MBA student, graduate alumnus, or teammate with 2+ years of industry experience per team are allowed.   

If you are looking for teammates join our GMCA Members Slack and post in the #casecompetition channel.  

Eligible teams are required to register together below. Please note, should your team be selected to participate there is $50 registration fee per team that will be collected as a deposit during the application process. If your team is rendered ineligible or if we are at capacity, your team will be refunded this deposit.   

DATE AND TIME

March 28th – April 7th, 2022 

APPLICATION DEADLINE

March 23rd, 2022 at 11:59 PM EDT

VIRTUAL VENUE

Details provided to successful applicants upon registration  

Case Competition Fundamentals – Learn how to approach a business case!  

 If you are new to case competitions or would like to refresh your approach to casing, we will be hosting Case Competition Fundamentals. This event is highly recommended for all participating teams. Join us on March 30th, 2022 at 6:00 PM EDT for our information webinar: Case Competition Fundamentals!  

This informational webinar will include: 

  1. Case competition prep for trainees
  2. An overview of Healthcare: Accelerating Accessibility case competition logistics
  3. An open Q&A period  
Please note all case competition participants will be automatically registered for the event and will receive event details closer to the date. 

DATE AND TIME

March 30th, 2022
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM EDT

VIRTUAL VENUE

Details will be provided to attendees at a at a later date

Coach’s Corner

We will be hosting Coach’s Corner on April 3rd , 2022 (30-minute timeslots between 9:30 AM – 12:30 PM EDT). We encourage all teams to register by March 31st, 2022 at 11:59 PM EDT. This will be a great opportunity to receive feedback on presentation outlines and clarify any outstanding questions. Accepted teams will receive a link to sign-up on a first-come first-serve basis.    

  

DATE AND TIME

April 3rd, 2022

30-minute timeslots between 9:30 AM – 12:30 PM EDT 

VIRTUAL VENUE

Details provided to accepted teams on April 2nd, 2022