Howard University MBA Exclusive Career Conference & Case Competition

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DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Washington DC - Silver Spring

8727 Colesville Road

Silver Spring, MD 20910

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The Howard University MBA Program is hosting professional development workshops, a career fair, and its 15th annual case competition.

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The program is hosting MBA students and young professionals at a two-day conference in Silver Spring, Maryland, from October 17-18th, promoting professional development and career opportunities for minority students.

Bloomberg has ranked the Howard University MBA Program 33rd of all national MBA programs and 38th out of all international programs, and the program has been rated 1st by the Princeton Review for "best opportunities for minority students."

The agenda for the first and second days will include continental breakfast and lunches interspersed between a career fair, case competition, developmental workshops and influential speakers. Both days will also include opportunities to network with the following companies:

  • NFL
  • Autodesk
  • Vanguard
  • Amgen
  • CRH
  • CSL
  • Citi
  • Intel
  • Fiat Chrysler
  • Pall Corp
  • Merk
  • LMI
  • Dell Technologies
  • Lockheed Martin

The 15th Annual Minority Case Competition: Sponsored by LMI

Provided by LMI, the case is based on real government issues, allowing top MBA students the opportunity to demonstrate their strategic, analytical, and communication abilities on practical pressing problems. In addition, teams can win a monetary prize of up to $11,000. The first 15 teams to sign up will receive free hotel accommodations.

Case Team Rules

  1. Each team will consist of 3-4 members, from the same MBA program. At least 50% of the team must be comprised of individuals from an ethnic minority group
  2. One faculty/staff member may serve as the advisor and should attend the competition
  3. Case team registration ends October 7, 2019.
  4. Registered teams are only required to pay $100 in registration fees and will have full access to all conference activities at no additional charge

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DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Washington DC - Silver Spring

8727 Colesville Road

Silver Spring, MD 20910

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