NIU College of Business Olympics

    Barsema Hall
    Northern Illinois University
    April 1, 2023 - 9:30 a.m.

    Business Olympics will be held on Saturday, April 1, 2023, at the home of NIU’s College of Business, Barsema Hall, with multiple competitions for high school and community college students. The top teams will have the opportunity to bring home prize money.  

    Huskie to Huskie Panel

    Accountancy Data Visualization 

    Organizations deal with massive amounts of data as a result of their day-to-day operations. Teams participating in the  Accountancy Data Visualization Competition will analyze organizational data to provide insights that will support better business decisions.

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    Big Idea Pitch Competition

    Individuals or teams participating in the Big Idea Pitch Competition will pitch their idea for a new business to like-minded entrepreneurs, judges, and potential investors.

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    Digital Marketing Competition

    Teams participating in the Digital Marketing Competition will choose a local company and create a marketing strategy based on the RACE (reach, act, convert, engage) framework and from this framework develop a website for the company using our partner's free platform Wix. 

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    Mobile App Idea Competition 

    As business transactions move to mobile devices, an App can be the competitive advantage a business needs to succeed. Your team can submit a mind-blowing concept to win the prize in the Mobile App Idea Competition.

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    Valuation Challenge

    Teams participating in the NIUIA Valuation Challenge will select and investigate the hypothetical merger of two publicly-traded firms belonging to assigned industry, writing a professional report in the first round and presenting their findings in the second round.

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