This is a great opportunity to: enrich your ethics experience – a UST trademark, strengthen your business analytical skills, and, build relationships with Twin Cities business executives and UST faculty.
The CEBC Ethics Case Competition is an interactive way to deepen your understanding of the importance of creating ethical and profitable business cultures. The competition will be held March 1, 2013 and is open to both undergraduate business* and Full-time UST MBA students.
The winning team (plus an additional individual selected by the judges from the other teams to join the winning team) of the Undergraduate and Graduate Divisions will be eligible to represent the University of St. Thomas in the International Business Ethics Case Competition (IBECC) which will be held in conjunction with the Ethics and Compliance Officer Association (ECOA) Sponsoring Partner Forum from May 8-10, 2013 in San Diego, CA. The international competition is sponsored by the Center for Ethics and Business at Loyola Marymount University, the University of St. Thomas Opus College of Business, and the Ethics & Compliance Officer Association (ECOA).
Ethics Case Topic: The topic for the 2013 competition is: Undergraduate Division – “Using Child Labor to Source Cocoa: Economic, Legal and Ethical Considerations”; Graduate Division – “Video Gaming: Economic, Legal and Ethical Considerations”. To learn more, visit www.cebcglobal.org.
Competition Format: Each team presentation will be limited to 20-minutes followed by a 10-minute Judges Challenge. Students will be judged by Twin Cities business executives and University of St. Thomas faculty on their ability to research, analyze and present the case from a business, legal and ethics perspective.
Eligibility*: The competition is open to current undergraduate business students who have taken Business Ethics 301 and Full-time UST MBA students.
Teams: Each team must consist of 3 undergraduate business students or 3 Full-time UST MBA students. To build deeper relationships with your peers, we encourage you to sign-up in teams that consist of a combination of juniors and seniors or 1st and 2nd year Full-time UST MBA students.
- Undergraduates, please contact Rosemarie Monge West – Instructor in the Business Ethics and Law Department at firstname.lastname@example.org or Dawn Swink, J.D. – Associate Professor in the Business Ethics and Law Department at email@example.com.
- Full-time UST MBA students, please contact Mitch Glentzer – Vice President, Ethics of the Full-time UST MBA Student Association at firstname.lastname@example.org or Ken Goodpaster – UST’s Koch Endowed Chair in Business Ethics at email@example.com.
Registration Info and Deadline: To sign-up, send an email by Monday ~ February 8, 2013. Undergraduates, please email Terri Hastings – CEBC’s Director of Programs and Operations at firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com. Full-time UST MBA students, please email Mitch Glentzer – Vice President, Ethics of the Full-time UST MBA Student Association at firstname.lastname@example.org.