The Boise State Graduate team won the 2014 Pacific Northwest Case Study Competition sponsored by the Society for Human Resource Management. The competition includes graduate and undergraduate students for a $2,500 cash prize and complementary team registration to the 2014 Annual Conference and Exposition in Orlando. The competition was April 4-5. The graduate team competed against the Wayland Baptist. The undergraduate division had 14 teams and our team placed seventh.
Graduate Team: Amanda Mumford, Erin Denney, Chase Twilley, Kelly Suter Undergraduate Team: Ashleigh Anderson, Melissa Black, Rachel McFarland, Stephanie Rabon, Tess Morrow, Zane Woolsey Alternates: Erin Kumar, Hannah Felt, Kailee Munson
Team Coach: Decateur Reed
The graduate team (pictured below) is Amanda Mumford, Kelly Suter, Chase Twilley, and Erin Denny.
Team with Decateur Reed
Team with Diana Gould, Pacific Northwest Regional Director of the Society for Human Resource Management
“It was a Fantastic exercise in teamwork and public speaking. I’m proud to bring home the W for Boise State and our program.” Erin Denney – MBA Student Boise State University
“Competing in the SHRM Regional Case Competition was one of the most rewarding experiences of my life. It was an incredible opportunity to work as a team to compete and solve important HR and business issues. This was a great opportunity to put concepts learned into action and test knowledge in a competitive arena. It was also a great opportunity to build my network and meet HR professionals and students from all over.” Amanda R. Mumford – MBA Student Boise State University