Entrepreneurship & Family Business : School of Business Administration : University of Vermont

University of Vermont

School of Business Administration
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Global Family Enterprise Case Competition (FECC)

Format and rules are currently being reviewed and may be subject to change for 2014.

Competition Format

  • Teams will be assigned by random draw.
  • Each team will compete against all other teams in their division accumulating points to determine the division winner.
  • Division winners will advance to the finals round on Saturday, January 11, 2014.
  • Cases will be judged by a panel of judges representing experts from industry, business and academia.
  • The organizing committee will select the judges
  • Presentations must be in English

Case Preparation Time

  • Each team will analyze and present at least three cases to a panel of judges
  • Preliminary case - supplied one week ahead of time on Wednesday, January 1. This case will be presented upon arrival after the opening lunch.
  • Preparation time/final round cases:
    • Three hours with one PC running Windows 7 and Office 2010
    • No internet access or contact with advisors is permitted during preparation time
  • Each team will have 20 minutes to present their case analysis and recommendations
  • This will be followed by a 10-minute question and answer period

Cases

  • Cases are selected based on top entries in the Family Enterprise Case Writing Competition, organized by the School of Business Administration.

Awards

  • For 2014, one winning team at both the undergraduate level and graduate level will receive the University of Vermont Family Enterprise Cup.
  • The remaining division winners will each receive a team plaque.
  • Authors of cases used in the Family Enterprise Case Competition will each receive $1500.

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