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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:

Tryouts for Winter/Spring 2024 International Competitions

Get chosen to travel with a team to a competition and have your travel covered! Tryouts to go to competitions in Canada, Hungary, and more will be held on November 17 in person. Sign up as a team by Nov 12.

Sign Up Here

For questions, contact Caro Zeiher, [email protected]

Global Case Competition Workshop Series

Announcing a brand new workshop series for global case competition preparation! Business is intrinsically global, and it’s crucial to develop communication skills, healthy team dynamics, open-mindedness, and intercultural skills to compete in any case competition. These workshops led by faculty, staff, and students collaborating with the GBC will prepare you for success in competitions like RIICC, or even travelling abroad with a team like many of our students do!

Part 1- Faculty Panel with Leta Beard, Marty Matthews, and Shaosong Ou (Wed, Oct 18 at 12 PM, Founders Hall Peek Forum Floor 5)

Part 2- Genius Library Research with Jessica Jerrit and Gigi Shannon (Fri, Oct 20 at 11 AM, Paccar Hall 290)

Part 3- Forming a Dream Team with Britney Hu and Gyanu Sengar (Fri, Oct 20 at 2 PM, Paccar Hall 291)

Part 4- Case Competition Tips and Tricks with Leta Beard (Thurs, Oct 26 at 3:30 PM, Paccar Hall 190

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Global Business Case Competition

The UW 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.

BYU Business Language Case Competition

Each year, The Global Business Center supports individuals interested in representing the Foster School of Business at a BYU Business Language Case Competition at Brigham Young University in Provo, Utah.

The Foster School sends a Mandarin and/or Spanish Language 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/Spanish, are non-native speakers, and have completed Finance 350. *One heritage speaker will be allowed to compete on the team.


To express interest, please reach out to Caroline Zeiher at [email protected].