Four Belmont Massey College of Business students–Cody Fincher, Sean McHugh, Elizabeth Ashby and Steven Bell–competed and won awards in this year’s Centers for International Business Education and Research (CIBER) international case competition, held Oct. 15-18 at the University of Connecticut. The CIBER Case Challenge brings teams of four undergraduate students from around the world to compete in analyzing and presenting an international business case to judges. The CIBER Case Challenge offers an excellent opportunity for students to gain exposure to international business issues as well as to meet business students from around the globe. The eight universities represented in this year’s competition included Belmont, Bryant University, Purdue University, Rikkyo University, San Diego State University, University of Connecticut, University of North Carolina – Chapel Hill and Università di Trento (Italy).
Overall, Bell’s team won their preliminary round and placed first in the final round and overall competition. As well, McHugh’s team won its preliminary round and placed third in the final round and overall competition. In addition, Ashby and Fincher won individual awards for best Q&A in their preliminary rounds. Finally, McHugh also won an individual award for best presenter in his preliminary round.