Other Competitions

These are competitions that the Schwartz Business Society and Faculty are aware of. These competitions have not had Schwartz students participate at in the past. If you are interested in competing in one of these competitions, please contact us!


The Great Canadian Sales Competition

This is a contest for sales people. Future sales people to be exact. We want to see what bright, eager and talented university and college students can do when asked to pitch something that they feel passionate about. It can be anything you want: a product, service, innovation, charity, political position, sports team, tv show, search engine or college program.

Starting Point Student Entrepreneurship Conference

The Sobey School Business Development Centre (SSBDC) is a non-for-profit organization created 25 years ago to act as a bridge between the university and the business community. We believe that engaging students in entrepreneurship unleashes their imagination, energy, capabilities and desire to learn. We offer a rich mixture of opportunities for students, faculty and business to interact and grow. Over the past five years, SSBDC programs have provided opportunities to more than 4,500 students, allowing them to be engaged in curricular and extra-curricular activities.

The Queen's Entrepreneur's Competition

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Inter-Collegiate Business Competition

The Inter-Collegiate Business Competition (I.C.B.C.) is Canada’s oldest and longest-running undergraduate business case competition, featuring eight different competitive events in which students can compete. These events are Accounting, Business Policy, Ethics, Debating, Finance, Human Resources, Marketing, and Management of Information Systems. The competition is held annually in Kingston, Ontario in early January and hosts over 100 competitors from the top business schools across Canada as well as the globe. I.C.B.C. has a number of key stakeholders that are incredibly important to the competition and help make it a success. This includes competitors, faculty advisors, judges, sponsors and volunteers.

Rotman International Trading Competition

The Rotman International Trading Competition (RITC) is an annual event that brings teams of students and their faculty advisors from universities worldwide to participate in a unique 3-day simulated market challenge. Teams are invited to participate in various activities including electronic and outcry trading cases, seminars with industry practitioners, and social events with their fellow competitors from around the world. In past years, RITC participants have competed in a diverse range of cases including open outcry, options, liquidity and algorithmic trading. Faculty advisors are invited not only to coach and observe their teams, but also to participate in various workshops on the Rotman Interactive Trader (RIT), the software used to run the competition.

Alberta Energy Challenge

AEC is a business case competition focused on exploring the opportunities and challenges present in the dynamic energy sector. AEC will bring together top students from around the world and provide them with an unparalleled opportunity to further develop and explore their interests in energy and the environment. Teams of four post-secondary students from each participating institution will be asked to research and develop a comprehensive and innovative solution to a real time challenge presented by one of Alberta’s energy companies.  An interdisciplinary panel of industry and academic consultants will be made available to the delegates to augment their understanding of key problems and comment on the feasibility of proposed alternative.

CaseIT - MIS Case Competition 

CaseIT is an annual international undergraduate business case competition with a strong Management Information Systems (MIS) focus designed to find the best and brightest in strategic IT case analysis. It is a forum where students from various backgrounds of IT and business can showcase their skills in areas such as teamwork, problem solving, and critical thinking to a panel of industry professionals.

John Molson Undergraduate Case

The John Molson Undergraduate Case Competition (JMUCC) is an annual, multi-round case competition, organized by a committee of students from the John Molson School of Business at Concordia University. The week-long event takes place in the heart of downtown Montreal, and challenges twenty-four international teams from renowned business schools.

The McGill Management International Case Competition

The McGill Management International Case Competition is a world-class undergraduate competition with a focus on globalization, innovation and multi-disciplinary thinking. Founded in 2001, the event has welcomed schools from over 20 countries to date. Organized with the close collaboration of the Montreal business community, MMICC is one of McGill University’s most prestigious events and the largest student-run event at the Desautels Faculty of Management.

Battle on the Bay

Battle on the Bay is a unique financial case competition presented by the Ryerson University Finance Society, in which it allows undergraduate commerce students from across Canada, to utilize and develop their analytical skills to solve current financial issues. In addition, delegates will have the opportunity to present their creative solutions in front of a diverse panel of industry professionals. From this experience, participating delegates will gain exposure to financial issues occurring in the current business world and have the opportunity to meet with industry professionals that deal with these issues on a daily basis.

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Direct Exchange Case Competition

In the Direct Exchange Case Competition (DECC), student teams are given details of a real-life supply chain, logistics, or accounting-related event that had occurred at JDI, including the relevant data and conditions that the JDI manager was facing at the time.  After research and analysis, the students suggest a solution, complete with the logic to support their decision, to a panel of university faculty and JDI executives.  Individual team solutions are judged based on content completeness, presentation skills, and responses to specific questions posed by the judges.  A cash prize of $2,500 is awarded to the team with the best solution.

The Global Student Entrepreneur Awards (GSEA)

The Global Student Entrepreneur Awards (GSEA) is the premier global competition for students who own and operate a business while attending college or university. Nominees compete against their peers from around the world in a series of local and/or national competitions in hopes to qualify for GSEA Finals. Founded in 1998 by Saint Louis University, GSEA is now an Entrepreneurs’ Organization program.

Apex Business Plan Competition 

If you are an aspiring entrepreneur, we have the opportunity that you have been waiting for! Put together a top-notch business plan and bring it to the University of New Brunswick. For three days every year, in conjunction with our major sponsor, BMO Financial Group, UNB brings together aspiring entrepreneurs from across Canada and around the world to compete in the region's premier business plan competition. Teams compete in a variety of events at either the undergrad or graduate levels in front of accomplished judges in the fields of marketing, finance and entrepreneurship. The competition is designed to challenge participants to think outside the box.