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

In our virtual 11-day beginner case competition, Establishing a Foothold, participants will work in teams to tackle real-life business challenges and present their solutions 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 judges who have successfully transitioned into the industry.    

For questions or concerns about this event, please do not hesitate to e-mail us at  info@gmcacanada.com


Case Competition Fundamentals

If you are new to case competitions or would like to refresh your approach to casing, join us on Tuesday, November 8th, 2022 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM ET for our information webinar Case Competition Fundamentals!  

Case Competition Fundamentals – Learn how to approach a business case 
This free informational webinar will include:  

  1. Case competition prep for Trainees 
  2. An overview of Establishing a Foothold case competition logistics 
  3. An open Q&A period


November 8th, 2022
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM ET


November 7th, 2022
at 11:59 PM ET


Details to be provided to
attendees on November 8th

Establishing a Foothold

Participating teams will have a total of 10 days to create their final slide deck. The case will be released on November 20th,  2022 (12:01 AM ET) and teams must submit their slide deck by November 30th, 2022 (11:59 PM ET)Establishing a Foothold will take place on December 1st, 2022 (6:30 PM – 9:30 PM EST). 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 an 8-minute Q&A period. This year we will be awarding $1000+ in monetary prizes!  

 The deadline to submit your team application is Monday, November 14th, 2022 at 11:59 PM. You will be notified of your application status on Sunday, November 20th, 2022 at 6:30 PM. 


  • Graduate students and post-doctoral fellows that attend a Canadian university    
  • Teams must be composed of FOUR (4) members  
  • Maximum of ONE (1) current undergraduate, MBA student, or graduate alumnus, and a maximum of TWO (2) teammates with 2+ years of industry experience per team is allowed.  
  • Eligible teams are required to apply together.  

If you do not have a complete team, our info session Case Competition Fundamentals will feature a meet and greet portion to allow you to meet other individuals interested in participating. Additionally, you can join our  GMCA Members Slack and post in the case competitions channel that you’re looking for team members. 


November 20th - December 1st, 2022


November 14th, 2022
at 11:59 PM ET


Details provided to successful
applicants upon registration

Coach’s Corner – Get feedback on your team’s slide deck

We will be hosting Coach’s Corner on Monday, November 28th (30-minute time slots between 6:00 PM – 8:45 PM ET). We encourage all teams to register by November 25th, 2022, at 6:30 PM ET to receive feedback on their presentation outline and ask any outstanding questions.  Accepted teams will receive a link to sign-up on a first-come first-serve basis.


November 28th, 2022
30-minute time slots between
6:00 PM - 8:45 PM ET


Details provided to accepted teams on November 27th, 2022

We invited the 2019 Case Competition Finalists to join us for a conversation about their experiences doing a case competition for the first time. Here is Part 1 and Part 2 of what they had to say! 

Part 1

Part 2