Case Competition

TUFTS NEW ENGLAND CASE COMPETITION (TUNECC)

The third annual Tufts New England Case Competition (TUNECC) is to be held this summer on Friday, August 5th, 2016. The competition targets PhD, MD, JD and non-MBA masters students as well as Postdoctoral Fellows from the Northeast. TUNECC focuses on structured problem solving for the global life sciences industry, with this years’s featured keynote address exploring the state of pharmaceutical R&D productivity.

Who should apply: All advanced professional degree candidates who are interested in joining a life sciences consulting firm or a generalist firm with a strong life sciences practice

Save the Date: Friday, August 5, 2016

Timeline:
June 1 — Applications Open
July 1 — Application Deadline
July 14 — Invitations sent to top 25 teams
July 22 — Case Release Day
August 1 — Slide Deck Submission Deadline
August 5 — Competition Day: Presentations, Keynote Address, and Networking Reception

The Case Competition: 25 teams of 4-5 members will present solutions to a life sciences business problem. Solutions will be judged by consultants from leading consulting and venture capital firms. You may assemble a 4-5 member team or enter as an individual. Please note that preference is given to team applications.

Awards
1st Prize: $2,000
2nd Prize: $1,000
3rd Prize: $500

Reasons to Apply:
Develop your case study skills and get a taste of what a career in consulting is like.
Network with consultants and life sciences professionals from firms such as The Boston Consulting Group, McKinsey and Company, L.E.K. Consulting, Simon-Kucher & Partners, TechAtlas Group, Back Bay Life Science Advisors, Putnam Associates, Decision Resources Group, Clarion Healthcare LLC., and ClearView Healthcare Partners.
Boost your knowledge of the biopharma industry by tackling a challenging case problem and attending a keynote address delivered by a Senior Partner from a leading consulting firm.

Eligibility Criteria:
PhD, MD, JD, or non-MBA Masters degree candidates and Postdoctoral Fellows. Industry professionals who received any of these degrees within the last 2 years are also welcome to apply.
Interested in life sciences, business, or consulting; business background not required.
Women and underrepresented minorities are strongly encouraged to apply.
Ability to attend the full-day case competition on Friday, August 5, 2016, in Boston, MA.

To learn more about TUNECC and/or to submit your application from June 1 – July 1, 2016, please visit the website:http://tunecc.tufts.edu.

If you have any questions, please contact tunecc2014@gmail.com.

Sponsors: The Boston Consulting Group, McKinsey and Company, Back Bay Life Science Advisors, TechAtlas Group, Simon-Kucher & Partners, L.E.K Consulting, Putnam Associates, Decision Resources Group, Clarion Healthcare LLC., and ClearView Healthcare Partners

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