SEC MBA Case Competition Presentations, Awards Open to Media

LSU will host the 2018 SEC MBA Case Competition on April 12-14. The event will feature teams of MBA students solving a business problem facing Raising Cane’s Chicken Fingers, a Louisiana-based restaurant company. The media is invited to the final presentations and awards ceremony to be held Saturday, April 14.

Where: LSU Business Education Complex Rotunda (Directions)

When: Saturday, April 14
1-4:15 p.m. Team presentations
5-6:30 p.m. Awards ceremony

What: Teams of four MBA students are given a case and are expected to present their solution within 24 hours. Presentations are made to a judging panel of corporate executives and academicians. The overall winning team receives a trophy and a $10,000 award. Awards are also given to second place ($6,000), third place ($3,000) and fourth place ($1,000). Individual honors will also be awarded.

Contacts: Angela McBride,, to arrange interviews with students or event organizers or Bridget Conrad, 504-228-5208 or, for day-of inquiries.

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About the Flores MBA Program

The mission of the LSU Flores MBA Program is to remain competitive in the national and regional markets, while fostering learning, leadership and networking in a global business environment. Full-time, professional, executive and online tracks are offered and provide schedule flexibility for those wishing to pursue their MBA from a nationally recognized program. For more information, visit  our home page or call 225-578-8867.

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Angela McBride
LSU E. J. Ourso College of Business