Tepper International

Case Competition
NOVEMBER 19 & 20, 2021



The Tepper School of Business at Carnegie Mellon University is excited to invite you to the International Case Competition (ICC). The competition focuses on Operations, Supply Chain, Sustainability, and Technology Strategy and provides an innovative learning platform for students to solve a relevant business challenge. The competition helps students build competencies in synthesizing information under time pressure, organizing and prioritizing issues, applying decision-making skills, and working in teams. The event also connects leading operational talent with multinational sponsor companies for networking and recruiting opportunities.

Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the ICC will be held virtually this year to ensure safety and accessibility for participating teams and sponsoring companies.




 Premier Sponsor



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Registration is open to teams of 4-5 MBA students with a limit of 2 teams per school. Up to 25 teams will be selected to present on 11/14 based on slide deck submissions.

Register here - Registration closes November 1st 11:59 PM EST.

Presentations from sponsors will be on 11/19, with the competition on 11/20.

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First Round

​A case prompt will be sent to teams on 11/3 at 8 am ET. Each team will formulate their answer and submit their slide deck on 11/10 at 11:59 pm. Up to 25 teams will be selected by 11/15 to present at the competition. The competition will be split into 2 rounds:


First Round:

  1. Teams will be seeded into groups

  2. Each team will give 15 min presentation and 10 min Q&A

  3. The top team in each group will advance to the final round

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Final Round

Final Round

  1. Each of the finalists will have 20 min to present to the entire judging panel followed by 10 min Q&A



1st Place: $5,000

2nd Place: $2,500

3rd Place: $1,000