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MBA team receives top honors at competition
IOWA CITY, Iowa -- The University of Iowa School of Management's MBA team
received first place in the Big 10 MBA Case Competition held at The Ohio State
University Jan. 30 - Feb. 1. Nine schools participated in the event
Sponsored by Andersen Consulting, the Big 10 MBA Case Competition is an academic
contest that challenges the analytical, creative and communication skills
of MBA students.
The teams each had 24 hours to analyze a business case and to develop recommendations
to present to a panel of judges. This year the case competition teams analyzed
Other Big 10 universities participating were: University of Illinois, Indiana
University, Michigan State University, University of Minnesota, The Ohio State
University, Pennsylvania State University, Purdue University, and University
Iowa's team members consisted of sophomores Micah Hobart, Chandra Holloway,
Deborah Rosmilso, and freshman Abhijit Sengupta. Sharon Dendurent, MBA adviser,
accompanied the team. Hobart received an award for Best Question and Answers.
In 1995 Iowa placed second in the Big 10 Case Competition.