PRRES Newsletter

October 2008


Exciting news of PRRES 2009 Property Case Competition

Business case competitions have made a strong presence on the international stage, and are a fast growing attraction for many students. They provide students with a real life business situation in the form of a case study. Based on the case given, teams are to conduct in-depth analysis and create a proposal/strategy on how to move the business forward. Business case competitions share a vision of fostering personal development of the students who take part. They allow opportunities to improve analytical, team-work, communication & presentation skills. Students are able enhance their problem solving ability & develop skills across various business disciplines, including finance, marketing, operations, management & problem solving.


Competition Format

Each team will consist of undergraduate students (full & part time) who studying a property related tertiary course. Depending on the number of teams competing, they will be divided into divisions with an equal number of teams per division. A draw will be conducted to determine the order of start and presentation times. A DVD of each recorded team presentation will be distributed to all participants at the end of the competition. The finalists will be representing the same case within 30 minutes of the finals announcement.  Faculty advisors are welcome to watch any team. After the team has presented, they are permitted to stay and watch the presentations of teams in their own division.  There will be between two to four people on each judging panel. The judging panel will be selected from business practitioners as well as conference delegates.


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