2009 New Zealand Case Competition Part 5

Blog Post #5 from Champions Trophy Case Competition in New ZealandMany egg jokes were hatched today as the teams were given a small business case dealing with a New Zealand company called FRENZ a free range egg company. Their job was to increase sales from NZ $6 million to NZ $24 million in the next …

2009 New Zealand Case Competition Part 4

Blog Post #4 from Champions Trophy Case Competition in New ZealandToday it started and I guess the most important thing are the results...but before I tell you how we did I have to say that it is almost tangible the change in energy that occurs when the competition starts. The students, advisors and all of …

2009 New Zealand Case Competition Part 3

Blog Post #3 from Champions Trophy Case Competition in New ZealandOur last day of frivolity. The morning was spent with 2 experts who gave us a briefing on the economic status of New Zealand and their "can do" attitude towards entrepreneurship and business. The country is looking for business and people to come and work …

2009 New Zealand Case Competition Part 2

Blog Post #2 from Champions Trophy Case Competition in New ZealandWe were welcomed today. The group was assembled at the University for the official Maori welcome to New Zealand. The Maori people are the indigenous people of the land and have been here for thousands of years. The welcome was frightening at first, a warrior …

2009 New Zealand Case Competition Part 1

Blog Post #1 from Champions Trophy Case Competition in New Zealand"Not another one!" are not the first words you would expect from a blog about New Zealand, but once you read this you will understand why those three words became our motto today.The trip over was uneventful, and good, we all slept to some degree, …