The annual Schlesinger Global Family Enterprise Case Competition (SG-FECC) prepares participants to understand the critical issues that are unique to family enterprise by applying the knowledge and expertise they have developed in the classroom towards solving complex family business cases.

Join us! The 11th Edition takes place: January 10 - 13, 2024 | UVM Grossman School of Business | Burlington, Vermont, USA

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Congratulations to our 2023 Winners!

Graduate League Winner


Undergraduate League Winner

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Finals Presentations recorded Jan. 14, 2023 

Graduate League Recording (available shortly!)

Undergrad League Recording (available shortly!)


What competing students, coaches, judges and organizers say about SG-FECC

"My students enjoyed their stay at UVM very much, you created one of the best weeks in their student life for them. And for me personally the participation in the SG-FECC is always for several reasons one of the highlights of my academic year."

Joachim Link, 2023, Heilbronn University, GERMANY

A fantastic experience and a tremendous learning opportunity for the students and for me! We'll be back!"

Anneleen Michiels, 2021 Coach, Hasselt University, BELGIUM

"A well-organized and thoughtful case competition, carried out with professionalism and enthusiasm by the Grossman team. It was a pleasure to participate, and I recommend it to any student interested in the unique dynamics of Family Business."

Katrina Barclay, 2021 Graduate Participant, Telfer School of Management, University of Ottawa, CANADA

"This is a first class event.  It isn't just about competition, but camaraderie, learning, sharing and meeting diverse students and judges from around the world."

Jim Keller, Sponsor and Judge, USA

"FECC has been one of the best experiences I have had not only within the Grossman business school, but at UVM as a whole."

Ryan Waystack, 2020 Senior Lead Coordinator

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Past Competing Teams

  • Alabama State University, USA
  • Arizona State University, USA
  • Asian Institute of Management, PHILIPPINES
  • Bishop's University - The Williams School of Business, CANADA
  • Bocconi University, ITALY
  • Brock University - Goodman School of Business, CANADA
  • Carleton University - Sprott School of Business, CANADA
  • Chulalongkorn University – Sasin School of Management, THAILAND
  • Columbia University, USA
  • Concordia University - John Molson School of Business, CANADA
  • Dalhousie University - Rowe School of Business, CANADA
  • Dublin City University, IRELAND
  • EBS Universität für Wirtschaft und Recht - GERMANY
  • ESADE Business School, SPAIN
  • FIA - Fundação Instituto de Administração, BRAZIL
  • FOBI, Grand Valley State University, USA
  • Grand Valley State University - FOBI, USA
  • Hasselt University, BELGIUM HEC Montreal, CANADA
  • Heilbronn University, GERMANY
  • ICN Business School, FRANCE
  • Indian School of Business, INDIA
  • Jönköping International Business School, SWEDEN
  • Kennesaw State University - Coles College of Business, USA
  • Lancaster University, UK Maastricht University - The NETHERLANDS
  • Maastricht University, The NETHERLANDS
  • Munich Business School, GERMANY
  • National Sun Yat-sen University, TAIWAN
  • Northwestern University - Kellogg School of Management, USA
  • NUTN - National University of Tainan, TAIWAN
  • Oregon State University, USA
  • PPM School of Management, INDONESIA
  • Rotterdam University of Applied Sciences, The NETHERLANDS
  • Ryerson University, CANADA
  • Saginaw Valley State University, USA
  • St. Bonaventure University, USA
  • Stetson University, USA
  • Syracuse University - Whitman School of Management, USA
  • Toronto Metropolitan University, CANADA
  • Universidad de Los Andes, COLOMBIA
  • Universidad del Desarrollo, CHILE
  • Universidad Francisco Marroquin, GUATEMALA
  • Universidad Francisco Marroquin, PANAMA
  • Universidad Pan Americana, Aguascalientes, MEXICO
  • Universidad Pan Americana, Guadalajara, MEXICO
  • Universidad Pan Americana México, MEXICO
  • Universidad San Andres, Buenos Aires, ARGENTINA
  • Universitas Prasetiya Mulya, INDONESIA
  • University of Prince Edward Island - CANADA
  • Universiti Tun Abdul Razak, MALAYSIA
  • University of Adelaide, AUSTRALIA
  • University of Alberta, CANADA
  • University of Business & Technology, SAUDI ARABIA
  • University of California Berkeley, USA
  • University of Chile, CHILE
  • University of Guelph-Humber, CANADA
  • University of Hawaii - Manoa, Shidler College of Business, USA
  • University of Manitoba - Asper School of Business, CANADA
  • University of Massachussets, Amherst - Isenberg School of Business, USA
  • University of North Texas, USA
  • University of Ottawa, Telfer School of Management, CANADA
  • University of Toronto - CANADA
  • University of Vermont, Grossman School of Business, USA
  • WHU - Otto Beisheim School of Management, GERMANY
  • Wilfrid Laurier University - Lazaridis School of Business & Economics, CANADA
  • Williams College, USA
  • Windesheim University of Applied Sciences, The NETHERLANDS
  • Zhejiang University, CHINA


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Event Stats

  • Established in 2013
  • In the first ten years SG-FECC has been attended by:
    • 800 competitors

    • 219 teams

    • participants from 27 countries including Argentina, Australia, Belgium, Brazil, Canada, Chile, China, Colombia, France, Germany, Guatemala, India, Indonesia, Ireland, Italy, Malaysia, Mexico, Netherlands, Panama, Philippines, Saudi Arabia, Spain, Sweden, Taiwan, Thailand, UK, and USA,

    • 558 Judges

    • 334 student organizers and competitors from UVM

    • 66 Universities


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Competing Teams (2024)

  • National Sun Yat-sen University, TAIWAN
  • Toronto Metropolitan University, CANADA