REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS

Course Title

Spring 2022 IACBE Live Case Competition

Collaboration Overview

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Timeline & Next Steps

  • January 15, 2021

    Final date for Industry Partners to express interest in participating. CapSource to select program sponsor and discuss next steps in preparation for launching the competition.

  • February 4, 2021

    Finalize project details and prepare for competition launch

  • March 2, 2021

    OFFICIAL PROJECT LAUNCH: We’ll find a time on this day to web conference you into our class to kickoff the project.

  • April 7, 2021

    FINAL PRESENTATIONS LIVE IN COST MESA, CA: On this day, you’ll

  • April 8, 2021

    REWARDS CEREMONY & STUDENT OFF-SITE: On this day, you’ll be able to reward the winning team with cash prizes, share feedback with the students, and join us for an off-site in Costa Mesa.

  • November 22, 2021

    Collaboration request published. Industry Partners may express interest in participating.

Project Inspiration

Project templates by topic that might inspire you…

Corporate Social Responsibility

Strategy Development
Requirements Planning
Evaluation and Recommendations

Growth Strategy

Business Opportunity Research
Prospecting New Relationships
Designing & Scaling Processes

Marketing

Branding Strategy/Redesign
Social Media Optimization
User/Customer Acquisition Strategy Development & Testing

Operations

Process Design Review
Scalability Assessment
Inter-Departmental Efficiency Assessment

Product Design & Development

User Testing/Interviewing
Requirements Planning
Product Development/Extension

Purchasing, Logistics, Supply Chain

Sourcing & Distribution Analysis
Inventory Management
Distribution Optimization

Reporting, Financial Planning & Analysis

Growth Analysis
Valuations Assessment
Financial Performance Analysis​

Research & Development

Competition Due Diligence
Industry Size Assessment
Partnership & Channel Mapping

Sales & Business Development

New Business Opportunity Assessment
Market Testing
Customer Discovery/Interviewing

Software Design & Development

MVP Design & User Testing
Systems Integration
Technology Roadmap Planning

Academic Mentors

Instructor

Phyllis Okrepkie

[email protected]

Academic Program Details

SchoolThe International Accreditation Council for Business Education (IACBE)
CourseSpring 2022 IACBE Live Case Competition
Graduate / Undergraduate
  • Undergraduate
  • All Graduate
Students Enrolled48
Student Time Commitment8-15 Hours
Class Meeting Day & Time*Virtual Launch on March 2nd, Final Presentations on April 6th

*Note: Company, faculty, and students will finalize meeting and communication schedule after collaboration is finalized

Collaboration Requirements

Requested Industries
Accounting & Legal, Aerospace & Defense, Agriculture & Forestry, Arts, Entertainment & Recreation, Biotech & Pharmaceuticals, Business Services, Construction, Repair & Maintenance, Consumer Services, Education, Finance, Government, Health Care, Information Technology, Insurance, Manufacturing, Media, Mining & Metals, Non-Profit, Oil, Gas, Energy & Utilities, Real Estate, Restaurants, Bars & Food Services, Retail, Telecommunications, Transportation & Logistics, Travel & Tourism
Requested Company Size
  • High-Growth Startup
  • Small Business
  • Medium Business
  • Large Enterprise
Duration5.3 Weeks (03/02/2021 - 04/08/2021)
Location
  • Local (within 30 miles)
  • Regional (within 90 miles)
  • Fully Remote (located anywhere)
Company Time Commitment1 Hour per week of mentoring, answering key questions, and providing access to helpful resources
Project Count1

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