Business Ethics & Leadership

Business Ethics Case Competition

Business Ethics & Leadership

The Hankamer Business Ethics Case Competition is an experiential and interactive way to help students understand the importance of ethics.

The competition will be held November 3, 2017 and is open to both undergraduate and graduate teams.

Please direct all inquiries to Dr. Matt Quade at

Use the tabs below for further competition details:


  • Teams will be segmented into leagues.
  • There will be a maximum of six leagues in the competition, depending on the number of qualifying graduate and undergraduate teams. Each league consists of 5 teams.
  • Each team consists of 4 graduate or 4 undergraduate current Baylor business students.

Sponsored Prizes

  • $500 prize will be awarded to the First Place Team in each league.
  • Additional awards for Best Presenter and Best Q/A will be awarded in each league.
  • Undergraduate league winners will be announced and prizes awarded on Thursday, November 9th at 7:30pm, before the Ethics Forum featured speaker presentation in the Paul and Jane Meyer Conference Center, Room 250.
  • Graduate league winners will be announced during the week following the competition.

Competition Procedures

  • To qualify for participation,teams must complete the form at the link below with:
    • Team members' names, majors, and contact information including email address of each member.
    • A short statement about the importance of ethical leadership in business
    • A statement of commitment to participate if selected.
  • Teams should submit the form by October 27th
  • Student teams will receive the case Wednesday, Nov. 1st at the Competition Launch in the Paul L. Foster Campus for Business and Innovation Conference Rooms 143 & 144, 5:00pm. Dr Pepper floats will be provided along with materials and instructions.

    Each team member must print and complete the forms below. Team members must turn in these completed forms at the competition launch.

  • No outside help or coaching will be permitted after the case is distributed.
  • Student teams will present the case and their recommendations in a formal business presentation, including PowerPoint, Friday afternoon, Nov. 3rd from 1:00 - 5:00pm.
    • Each team will have 20 minutes to present and 10 minutes to answer questions.
    • Times will be randomly assigned time slots and rooms.
    • No handouts or props will be distributed or used.
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