September 12, 2017

Dean’s Cup 2017-18


The Dean’s Cup is awarded to the top-performing team during internal case competitions. It is presented to the winning team during the GBC formal held in April. Winners will have their names engraved on the Dean’s Cup, which is displayed in the trophy case outside the GBC office.

Registration Closed!

Qualifying Teams for the Dean’s CupDeans_Cup_Winning_Team_2016_17

  • A team of 4-8 members may participate in the competition. However, a maximum of 4 members can present.
  • Points will be awarded to top 5 teams for each round. Teams only need to register once, Individuals cannot shuffle teams during the competition.
  • All competitors for the Dean’s Cup must compete in more than one quarter of the competitions held during the school year e.g. if there are three competitions, competitors must compete in one, if there are four competitions, competitors must compete in two.

(Right: Winning Team of 2016-17 Dean’s Cup Competition)

Leader board

The leader board below will periodically update on the status of the competition.




Any specific rules pertaining to the case will be distributed with the case – if any of these rules conflict with those written here, it is the one’s distributed with the case that will apply. It is the team lead’s responsibility to distribute the case and a copy of the rules to their teammates.

  • Team name and Team member names may only appear on the slide deck.
  • All deck submissions must be in PPT or PDF form.
  • Presentation email subject heading: CASE_TEAM_XX, (Ex. For team 8, CASE_TEAM_08)
  • File name: CASE_TEAM_XX.PPT or CASE_TEAM_XX.PDF, (Ex. For team 8, CASE_TEAM_08.PPT or CASE_TEAM_08.PDF)
  • Deadlines are final. Only first submission of slides will be considered as a final submission, so please ensure all files types/names are accurate before sending.

Slide deck Guidelines

  • No graphics, photos, videos, images, clipart, music or any other media format.
  • Unless otherwise specified, no internet research is allowed.
  • Review competition rules for each competition. (if something is unknown, make assumptions that you can defend).
  • You may use your textbooks as support.
  • Only graphs, tables and charts allowed are word processor, Power point or spreadsheet generated.
  • Appendices are allowed, but should only be used as an aid to answer questions during the Q & A period.

Presentation Guidelines

  • Presentation_IconPresentations will be for 10 minutes followed by Q&A for 10 minutes.
  • Business attire is required for presentations.
  • All presenters should arrive 15 minutes before the scheduled presentation time.
  • Teams will be permitted to watch other teams’ presentations only after they have completed their own presentation.
  • Substitutions will not be allowed for team members between registration and presentations.
  • It is mandatory for a selected team to present the case to the judges.
  • Only 4 members per team will be allowed to present.
  • If, due to any unforeseen circumstances, a selected team is not able to present, written notification should be sent to the GBC Case Competition Director ( within four (4) hours from the announcement of the finalists for the given Dean’s Cup round.
  • Failure to do so will result in disqualification of the team from all rounds of Dean’s Cup and forfeiture of points.

Locations & Timeitinerary_icon_2

Schulich School of Business – Details to be provided

  • Details to be communicated by Case Competitions Director via facebook / email to registered teams.


For any questions please contact Grishma Saheba at