Entrepreneurship Student Case Writing Competition

2011 Competition Awards

Baylor Business Entrepreneurship Case Writing Competition

The 2011 Baylor-USASBE Student Case Writing Competition was held at the USASBE (United States Association of Small Business Education) Conference at Hilton Head, South Carolina on January 13, 2011.

Cash prizes were $2,000 for first place, $1,000 for second place; and $500 for third place.

Competition award winners were:

First place
Queens University of Charlotte
Student presenters: Jud Allen and Margaret Jane Willoughby
Case title: "U.S. National Whitewater Center"

Queens University Of Charlotte Team

Second place
IBS Hyderabad, India
Student presenters: Somaditya Das and Wasim Kalwa
Case title: "SKS Microfinance: Managing Growth and Continuity of a Social Enterprise"

IBS Hyderbad India Team

Third Place
University of Colorado at Boulder
Student presenters: Ryan Karlin and Rois Langner
Case title: "Tendril Networks, Inc."

University of Colorado at Boulder Team

The finalists also presented at the meeting before three judges.

The finalists were
Samford University
Student case writers: Devon Bagwell, Noel Dowling, Will Satterfield, Heather Williams
Case title: "Alabama Air Shuttle: Fight or Flight?"

Samford University Team

Memorial University, St. John's, Newfoundland
Student case writer: Megan Denty
Case title: "The Road to the Beaches"

Memorial University St Johns Newfoundland Student

Wayne State University
Student case writer: Linda Rusin
Case title: "Where Has All the IP Gone?"

Wayne State University Student

"I was very pleased with the response from students from all over the world--especially since this was our first year for this competition. It is our hope that even more student cases will be submitted by their faculty supervisors for the competition this year," Baylor professor of management Marlene Reed said.

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