Category Archives: Competitions / Events

MBA Case Competition Series: Paramount Pictures Case at UCLA

Mike Lewis and Stephen Dethloff are on-set to tell us about their previous lives in showbiz and time on the “silver screen”. Mike & Stephen also recently competed in the Paramount Pictures case competition at the Pulse Media & Entertainment … Continue reading

Posted in Case Competition, Competitions / Events | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Nikolay Macarov: Engineer, MBA Student, Native of Russia and Intern with PwC Consulting

Nikolay Macarov, from Moscow Russia, discusses growing up in a collapsing country, his educational path to the BYU MBA program, his participation in the PwC case competition and joining the LDS church with his family.

Posted in BYU MBA Program, Case Competition, Consulting, International, Internships, Marketing, Marketing | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

MBA Case Competition Series: 2015 Venture Capital Investment Competition

First year BYU MBA student Nicola Harris is in the studio to tell us about competing in the 2015 Venture Capital Investment Competition at the Leads School of Business in Boulder, Colorado. Nicola shares how her and the VCIC team … Continue reading

Posted in Case Competition, Competitions / Events | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

MBA Case Competition Series: The Economist Investment Competition

BYU MBA students Steve Mineer, Brock Burrows, and Jorge Montalva recently placed 2nd overall in the inaugural International Investment Case Competition sponsored by The Economist and Muddy Water Research. Steve & Brock join us to share their experience analyzing the … Continue reading

Posted in Case Competition, Competitions / Events | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Entrepreneurship at BYU

What resources does BYU offer to entrepreneurs? Spencer Behrend and Austin Graff talk about the Graduate Entrepreneur Association and Miller New Venture Challenge.

Posted in Clubs, Competitions / Events, Economic / Business Topics, Entrepreneurship, Startups | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Cowboy Kolaches, a BYU start-up having “sweet” success in business competitions & in the marketplace

BYU MBA student Derek Johnson has figured out a way to mass produce kolaches, speeding the process up 50x. Derek founded his company Cowboy Kolaches and partnered with another BYU MBA, John Christensen, to win more than $60K in several … Continue reading

Posted in Business Topics, Competitions / Events, Current Events, Entrepreneurship, Marketing, Product Development, Sales, Startups, Student Life, Technology | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Going Global: What this means for BYU’s VCIC Team

MBA students bring home a very special award as they compete in the global competition for the third year.

Posted in Academics, BYU MBA Program, Case Competition, Competitions / Events, Entrepreneurship, International, Startups, Venture Capital | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Larry Miller: A Legacy Lives on through the Miller New Venture Challenge

Find out how the Marriott School’s Miller New Venture Challenge got its name, meet Gail Miller, and hear from some of the MNVC winners.

Posted in Academics, BYU MBA Program, Case Competition, Classes, Competitions / Events, Entrepreneurship, International, Professors, Venture Capital | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Celebrity Knockout–Who came out on top between the VCIC and LBO?

Daren Mann and Ben Lambert battle it out over the Venture Capital Investment Competition and the Wharton Leverage Buyout Competition. Find out what these competitions are about and who came out on top!

Posted in Academics, BYU MBA Program, Case Competition, Competitions / Events, Venture Capital | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Austin Johansen: BYU’s “Top Marketer” and President of MBAMA

Austin Johansen discusses his big idea that won the BYU MBA Top Marketer Case Competition, as well as his new role as MBAMA President and his upcoming internship at Con Agra.

Posted in BYU MBA Program, Case Competition, Clubs, Competitions / Events, Healthcare, Internships, Marketing, Networking | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment