Posts for the Topic Competitions

How small things add up and you can accomplish something big!

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Recently, I participated in the Schulich RISE Strategy Discipline Case Competition, where delegates from various prestigious Canadian universities compete with each other by solving a complex business problem.

Our tips for competition success!

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Our names are Joyce, Effy, Danielle, and Muhammad, and we competed in the Schulich RISE Case Competition in the Entrepreneurship discipline. After two days of hard work, we emerged with a third place win! 

Participating in the first ever virtual Schulich RISE Competition!

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My teammates and I participated in the first ever virtual Schulich RISE Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) competition earlier this term. It was definitely an interesting experience... 

Beyond the classroom: RISE case competition!

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I think that participating in and winning the Schulich RISE business strategies case competition has showed me the benefits of pushing myself outside of my comfort zone and being confident in my abilities! 

Life’s Learning Moments

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Throughout my university career, I’ve always strived to become the best person I can be. That’s why I believed that entering the Schulich RISE competition would not only help me work towards this goal but also provide me with learning opportunities and a great experience. 

From Challenge to Championship

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…What a wild ride!

The RISE competition is Schulich's multi-disciplinary case competition, in which delegates compete in a case simulation in a discipline of their choice and present it to industry professionals. The 5 disciplines that teams competed in were: Accounting, Corporate Social Responsibility, Entrepreneurship, Marketing, and Strategy. My team participated in the corporate social responsibility discipline.

Building a More Complete Business Mindset

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When applying to jobs and taking part in interviews, I often get the question “Why Accounting?” My answer usually goes along the lines of “I believe it’s the language of business” as it provides us with the fundamental knowledge to understand any business.

Happy to win; happier to learn

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The most important lesson I learned, however, was not that teamwork leads to winning, but that teamwork leads to progress. I am very happy to have won the competition but am even more ecstatic to have done so alongside my hard-working team members.