Competition Logistics

We had a great 2019 National MBA Human Capital Case Competition held at Vanderbilt University’s Owen Graduate School of Management in Nashville, TN from October 31 – November 2. Dates for the 2020 competition will be available in Summer 2020. Until then, below is a high-level overview of this year’s event:


Schedule of Events

A  complete schedule will be available the week of the competition, but below are a few key dates and times to help participants plan:

  • Thursday, 10/31: A Welcome Reception will be held at the Aertson Hotel (2021 Broadway) beginning at 7:00pm. Dress is business casual.
  • Friday, 11/1: Registration and breakfast will begin at 7:30am at Vanderbilt’s Owen Graduate School of Management (401 21st Ave S). It is at this point that you will receive your team’s presentation time slot. Dress is business professional. This day will conclude with an evening event downtown. Dress is casual.
  • Saturday, 11/2: Our second day of the competition will begin at 8:00am at the Owen Graduate School of Management and will conclude by 2:00pm.


Case Information

On Thursday, 10/24 (one week prior to the competition), each team captain will receive an email that includes the competition case and associated case questions. Teams will then have the next week to prepare recommendations and presentation.