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  •  MBAs Place First in Global Investment Competition

    Wednesday, Feb. 12, 2014 9:00 AM

    A team of five graduate students in the Leavey School of Business MBA program took first place in the recent Bay Area Global Investment Research Challenge sponsored by the CFA Institute’s San Francisco chapter.  This is the second consecutive first-place finish for Santa Clara MBAs.

    Students Sergej Butkovic ’14, Subhasree Mandavilli ’15, Mark Peters ’15, Hamit Singh ’14, and Natalia Zhou ’15 were mentored by Santa Clara faculty Donald Davis and Tony Nguyen.  The team will go on to Denver, Colorado for the America Regionals meet in March.

    Above: Leavey School of Business MBA students

  •  MBA Team Places First in Case Competition

    Wednesday, Jun. 26, 2013 2:47 PM

    A team of Santa Clara MBA students took first place in the International Food and Agribusiness Management Association (IFAMA) Student Case Competition on June 19.

    Twenty-two teams competed from universities across the globe. Each team was given 8 hours to analyze a case and provide their solution to the business problem. SCU’s case asked team members to evaluate growth opportunities for the Italian tomato processing firm, Mutti.

    MBA students Michael Billikopf, Tina Cosentino, Alvin Chen, Ngoc Dao Ngo, and Zach Wise, were mentored by Food and Agribusiness faculty, staff, and alumni. Those advisors included Michael Enos, Erika French-Arnold, Mike Harwood, and Mahbod Parvar, as well as Institute Director Greg Baker.

    Read more and watch a short clip of SCU's winning team here »

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