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        Business Analytics Case Competition

        The Business Analytics Program at Auburn University’s Harbert College of Business hosted the 1st annual University wide Business Analytics Case Competition in 2022.  This case competition provides an opportunity for undergraduate students to showcase and sharpen their analytical skills and solve a real-world business problem.

        Business Analytics Case Competition Event
        Are you ready for the analytics case competition?
        Risky Business
        Doctoral Students
        Auburn University Professors
        Judges and Speakers

        The Task

        Teams are asked to analyze the client’s business problem, identify insights and formulate their results and recommendations. Teams submit a short executive summary report explaining their approach, analysis and insights. A panel of corporate judges evaluate team submissions on their quality of solution, methodology/modeling and quality of presentation delivery.

        Check here for registration for Business Analytics Case Competition 2023!

        Team Prizes

        1st Place: $5,000
        2nd Place: $3,500
        3rd Place: $1,500

        **Additional prizes awarded for best ideas, analysis, and presentation


        Timeline 2023

        September 11, 2023 Registration Deadline
        September 20, 2023 Receive Case Problem and Data
        October 16, 2023 Case Analysis Submission Deadline 
        October 27, 2023 Top Teams Notified and Advance to Final Round
        November 10, 2023 Final round presentation and ceremony

        The Teams 

        The competition is limited to undergraduate teams from Auburn University. Teams should be comprised of no more than three students currently enrolled in undergraduate level programs from any discipline

        Skill Requirements

        • Problem Solving
        • Data Understanding
        • Data Modeling

        Corporate Sponsor

        Regions Financial Corporation has been supporting the Business Analytics program at Auburn University for many years. The company provides retail banking and commercial banking, trust, stockbrokerage, and mortgage services. It is headquartered in the Regions Center in Birmingham, Alabama.

        More about Regions Bank

        Case Sponsor

        A special thanks to The Home Depot for providing the case materials. The Home Depot is an American multinational home improvement retail corporation that sells tools, construction products, appliances, and services. The Home Depot is the largest home improvement retailer in the United States.

        More about The Home Depot

        Special Thanks

        We are grateful for all of the generous donations to the Tiger Giving Day which helped kickstart the case competition in Fall of 2022.

        Past Winners

        Congratulations to all our past winners!

        Buildaverse, First Place Winners 2022
        First Place Winners 2022
        Team: Buildaverse
        Members: Vijay Krishnamoorthy (Captain); Sid Singh; Ian Larson

        Risky Business

        Second Place Winners 2022
        Team: Risky Business
        Members: Victoria Regnaert (Captain); Bella Stone; Hadee El-Kattan

        Second Place Winners 2022, Team It ain't over unitl ANOVA

        Third Place Winners 2022
        Team: It ain't over until ANOVA
        Members: Kate Strickland (Captain); Emma Meeks; Sam Richardson

        Contact Us for More Information

        Feel free to email one of our team members below if you have any questions about the competition.

        Dr. Pei Xu
        Associate Professor/Director of Business Analytics Case Competition
        Department of Systems and Technology

        Michael Lamb
        Program Champion
        Department of Systems and Technology

        Tiffany Blodget
        Coordinator - Program Promotion, Support, and Outreach Coordinator
        Harbert College of Business