This past weekend, four Bachelor of Commerce students competed in the final round of the prestigious Inter-Collegiate Business Competition (I.C.B.C.) at Queen’s University and brought home first place in Management of Information Systems and second place in Accounting.

Coached by Professor Rob Riordan, the team of Sarah Nichols, fourth year information systems and marketing student, and Maxim Melekhovets, fourth year accounting student, won first place in the Management of Information Systems category. They outperformed teams from the University of Alberta, University of British Columbia, Simon Fraser University, Wilfrid Laurier University and Okanagan College.

Fourth year accounting students Cara Broschell and Chris Sauvé, coached by Professor Darrel Herauf, took second place. They surpassed teams from Concordia University, University of British Columbia, Lakehead University and Hong Kong Polytechnic University.

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The team of Maxim Melekhovets and Sarah Nichols took first place at I.C.B.C. in the Management of Information Systems category.

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Chris Sauvé and Cara Broschell won second place at I.C.B.C. in the Accounting category.

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Celebrating its 35th anniversary this year, I.C.B.C. is Canada’s largest and oldest business case competition. Over 100 competitors from Canada, Australia, Hong Kong, Norway, Spain and the U.S. took part in eight academic case events. In the preliminary round, teams submitted a written case analysis. The top six teams in each category were invited to the finals, where they received a new case and had five and a half hours to analyze and prepare their presentation.

Monday, January 7, 2013 in , ,
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