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Global Competitions

Gain hands-on leadership and international experience through the Global Business Center’s
competitions for undergraduate and graduate students. Solve real-world problems, join a team, network with business leaders, and collaborate with peers in an intense team environment. Challenge yourself and put your studies to practice. Find out more information on our global competition offerings by selecting the links below:

BCMU 490: Case Competition Course

Taught by Instructor Leta Beard
Offered: Fall Quarter 2020

  • 2 credits
  • Prerequisites: ACCTG 225 & ECON 201
  • Offered Tuesday Evenings, PCAR Hall
  • Open to all Foster Majors/Options

During the course students will:

  • Develop structured methods for analyzing a business, its performance, opportunities & challenges within a global context
  • Develop presentation, teamwork, & leadership skills
  • Hone professional business communications
  • Anticipate and answer questions
  • Operate in a real-world business environment with deliverables, time constraints and strategic implications

Check out the UW Time Schedule for additional information

Global Business Case Competition

The Global Business Case Competition (GBCC) is an annual international case competition that brings together undergraduate university students from across the globe to compete in a fast-paced and challenging business case study.

Russell Investments International Case Competition

The Russell Investments International Case Competition is an annual event in which teams of undergraduate business students apply their knowledge and skills to a real-life international business problem.

Global Case Competition Club (GC3)

This Foster School student organization trains students how to tackle a case competition.

BYU Business Language Case Competition

November 8-9, 2018 • all-expenses paid

The Global Business Center is now accepting applications from individuals interested in representing the Foster School of Business at a BYU Business Language Case Competition on Friday, November 9, 2018 at Brigham Young University in Provo, Utah.

This year the Foster School will be sending a Mandarin team to compete. This is an exciting opportunity for you to gain invaluable international business experience while fine-tuning your analytical business skills and practicing Mandarin in a business environment.


Eligible candidates must be Foster Business School students who have a high level of competency in Mandarin, are non-native speakers, and have completed Finance 350. Final candidates may be required to attend an on-campus interview. *One heritage speaker will be allowed to compete on the team.


You will depart Seattle for Provo, Utah in the evening of Wednesday, November 7th and return on Saturday, November 10th. Your travel expenses, hotel, registration and all meals will be covered by the Global Business Center.


To apply, submit the following items by Friday, October 12, 2018 at 11:59pm to Nedda Soleymani at [email protected]:

  • A short letter of interest indicating your particular strengths (what you believe them to be) relevant to a business language case competition
  • Your resume
  • An unofficial transcript

Learn More

More details about the competition can be found by emailing Nedda Soleymani at [email protected]