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Testimonials from Participants Results of the competition For a third year in a row, San Jose State teams took home gold! Silicon Valley Wings took first place for overall performance a composite measure of financial success while Spartan Technology won for best documentation business plan and annual report.
Silicon Valley Wings had established a strong second place in the remote phase of the competition while Spartan Technology, who had started strongly had conceded first place to UC Riverside in the virtual year before the intensive phase. So both teams arrived in Long Beach with their work cut out for them.
Silicon Valley Wings Silicon Valley Wings outmaneuvered their rivals in Year 6 and pulled ahead, thereafter never relinquishing their dominant position over University of Calgary.
Spartan Technology In an exciting down-to-the-wire finish, Spartan Technology looked set to take back the lead from UC Riverside until the last quarter but one; but Riverside ultimately prevailed in a cliff-hanger of a finish to the competition. We are holding a number of "open-houses" where we will provide an overview of the competition and where you can meet past competition winners who will share their experiences.
The competition proper begins February 4th. After some initial training in January, teams plan and implement 20 quarterly sets of managerial decisions guiding a virtual company through 5 years of operations.
In the course of the 3 months of the competition, teams learn to integrate functional business knowledge, navigate challenging macro-economic conditions, and develop a strategic plan and coherent tactical responses to changing market conditions and competetive actions.
Success depends on building a coherent understanding and a predictive model of the business, assessing risk, disaggregating assumptions, and executing flawlessly.
For more information, see:Business plan competitions are a key part of entrepreneurship education. They provide students with opportunities to develop and practice pitches, network with investors and win all-important.
Business plan competitions are a key part of entrepreneurship education. They provide students with opportunities to develop and practice pitches, network with investors and win all-important. Since , students from the College of Business at San José State University have competed in the annual International Collegiate Business Strategy Competition, an intercollegiate business simulation contest between schools from around the country and abroad.
Academic Clubs. Accounting Association, University of Notre Dame. The University of Notre Dame Accounting Association (NDAA) exists to provide junior and senior accountancy majors, and sophomore business majors who are considering accountancy as a major, an organization which provides support, employment contacts, social gatherings/events, and a unifying bond in the form of membership.
Students are provided an opportunity to compete in intercollegiate competitions in areas such as strategic management, international business, ethics and leadership, and innovation and entrepreneurship.
Florida Venture Forum Statewide Collegiate Business Plan Competition has student entrepreneurs from Florida universities and colleges. Inland Northwest Business Plan Competition. For more information, please visit pfmlures.com