Since 2002, The ELC has hosted the National Business Case Competition. Our corporate partner and sponsor is ExxonMobil, which has provided generous support for the past ten years. Each year, students from around the country submit case solutions on current business challenges.

The top three finalist teams present their work in Houston before a panel of corporate, non-profit, academic, and policy leaders.

Previous Winners

Our winners include students from Kellogg School of Management – Northwestern University (2020), The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania (2019), University of California at Berkeley (2018), Columbia University (2017), Northwestern University (2016), Emory University (2015, 2014), Duke University (2013), University of Houston (2012), Carnegie Mellon University (2011), University of Michigan (2010, 2009, 2005), Baruch College (2008), University of Pennsylvania (2007, 2006, 2003), and Harvard University (2004, 2002).

National Business Case Competition Fact Sheet

Click here for a fact sheet with additional information about the 2020 National Business Case Competition, which includes details on this year’s case topic, competition eligibility, judging process, and critical dates.

2020 Case Topic

Each team will develop and present viable solutions for the Super Oil and Gas Company to execute a strategy that will lead to digital leadership with a keen focus on how to improve financial performance and drive the corporation’s leadership culture around innovation, creativity and inclusiveness.

How to Register

To register for the 2020 National Business Case Competition and receive the full case, please click below: