The Case Programme

The Case Programme takes students around the globe on business case competitions.

The Case Programme gives you the opportunity to tackle real life business problems while working in teams with other students. The Programme encourages you to challenge your way of thinking, learn about your working style, form friendships and networks with like-minded students and travel the world representing the University of Auckland.

Importantly, the Programme also gives you a competitive edge when seeking graduate employment. Many of our squad alumni are now in top consulting firms, multinational corporations and investment banks worldwide.

Results

Year Entered Runner up Third Second Champions Success rate
2004 5   1 1 3 100%
2005 5   1 1 1 60%
2006 8 1 1 1 1 50%
2007 6       1 17%
2008 10 1   1 5 70%
2009 9 1 1 1 1 44%
2010 11     1 2 27%
2011 10 1 2 1 4 80%
2012 15 1 1   6 53%
2013 17   1 3 4 29%
2014 18   1 4 6 56%
2015 19     3 4 42%
2016 25   3 1 5 44%
2017 22 1 2   8 55%
2018            
Total 180 6 14 18 51 49.4%

Development Squad (DEVO)

To become a Case Programme member, you must apply for the Development Squad Programme (DEVO). DEVO is a five-week training programme focused on personal development and building practical business knowledge through business analysis and problem solving.

DEVO is run three times a year (Semester One, inter-semester and Semester Two). Spaces are limited and entry is highly competitive.

In order to be eligible for selection, you need to:

  • Join the Management Consulting Club
  • Participate in one of the following internal case competitions:
    • Semester One and inter-semester
      • Deloitte Open Case Competition
      • Deloitte First Years' Case Competition
      • Engineering Competition
    • Semester Two
      • Deloitte Open Case Competition
      • Deloitte First Timers' Case Competition
      • Science and Innovation Competition
      • Property Case Competition
  • Complete and submit an application form and academic transcript. Application forms will be provided upon completion of one of the above case competitions.

Champions Trophy

Champions Trophy is the University of Auckland's prestigious annual case competition that sees twelve teams from internationally renowned universities compete by solving business cases to identify key issues, develop strategies and present their ideas to a panel of industry experts.

To find out more, visit the Champions Trophy website.

Contact us

Brendon Potter
Student Development and Engagement Manager
University of Auckland Business School
Phone: +64 9 923 2537
Email: b.potter@auckland.ac.nz

Olivia Flack
Student Development Adviser
University of Auckland Business School
Phone: +64 9 923 8233
Email: o.flack@auckland.ac.nz