Sauder Summit: UBC’s First Global Case Competition

March 2013 marks the inauguration of UBC’s first global case competition—Sauder Summit. This 5-day event will welcome 12 top business schools from across six continents. Participating universities include National University of Singapore, Copenhagen Business School, and University of Southern California.

Professor Kin Lo, on behalf of the Dean’s Office and the Sauder Summit Executive Team, invites you to apply to represent the Sauder School in one of the following roles:

International Relations Manager (Multiple positions): The IR Managers will act as liaisons by leading and supporting the international school teams throughout the competition. Must be available for 10-20 hours during March 10 to 15, 2013.

Event Manager (Multiple positions): The Event Managers will play a flexible role by providing logistic support for the Competition Manager, VP Competition, and other VP’s as needed. Must be available for 10-20 hours during March 10 to 15, 2013.

Competition Manager (1 position): The Competition Manager will work closely with the VP Competition and delegate tasks to Event Managers. Must be available for 5 hours per week up until competition, and 5-10 hours during March 10 to 15, 2013.

Case Manager (2 positions): The Case Manager will coordinate with the Director of Cases and case companies to plan and compose a case used by competitors during the competition.  Must be available for 5 hours per week up until competition.

This is a unique opportunity to interact and engage with the finest students from prestigious universities around the world, and to connect with representatives from leading industry firms. Students interested in international business and cross-cultural relations are encouraged to apply.

Qualifications & Selection Criteria

  • Open to all undergraduate students in any option / year
  • Communication skills
  • Organizational and time management skills
  • Enthusiastic and excited to showcase Sauder, UBC, and Vancouver
  • Prior experience in event planning and/or competitions would be valuable but not required
  • Must be available for the mandatory training session(s) in early March

Application & Selection Process
Please submit your resume, term 2 timetable, and a short paragraph indicating the role(s) you are applying for (maximum 3; please specify order of preference) and why you are interested in the competition. Send to Lily, Vice President of International Relations at:

The deadline for application is 11:59pm, Tuesday January 29. If you have any questions, you may contact Lily at the address above.