The Oliver Wyman Case Competition
February 28th - March 1st
The Oliver Wyman Case Competition is the first ever business case competition where students from Dartmouth College, Thayer School of Engineering, Graduate School of Arts and Science and the Dartmouth Medical School compete to provide and present innovative solutions to a real life business problem.
Currently in its 3rd Year, the case competition is an opportunity for students to participate in a stimulating environment to display their business acumen, strategic problem solving abilities, communication and presentation skills in front of a panel of highly respected faculty members of the Tuck School of Business and representatives from our consulting partners.
The competition is jointly sponsored by Oliver Wyman, Axia and PrepLounge in addition to the Thayer Consulting Club, Dartmouth Undergraduate Society of Investments and Economics and the Graduate Student Consulting Club.
1. Sign up to receive updates
2. Form a team of 3-4
3. Submit the Application Form as a team (To Be Made Available on Feb 11th). The Application Form will have the require:
a. Solving a short case to test basic problem solving skills
b. Resumes for all team members
4. Registration Ends on Feb 15th
- Registration Period Opens on Feb 11th
- Application Form, Mini-Case and Resumes Due on Feb 15th
- Selected teams notified by February 18th
- Teams are provided the case on 9 AM Feb 25th
- Teams have two days to prepare a presentation for the case
- Cases are due by email on 9 PM Feb 27th
- First Round Presentation in front of faculty judges on Feb 28th 4:30 PM – 7:00 PM
- Teams are given 12 Hours to edit their presentations based on the feedback from the first round judges
- Second round presentations due on Mar 1st 9 AM
- Final Round Presentation begins on Mar 1st 11 AM in front of judges from our partnering organizations
- Winners selected
- A networking lunch will be held shortly afterwards from 1:30 PM to 3:30 PM.
|Mini-Case is Provided; Registration Open||February 11th||12:00PM||N/A|
|Application Deadline (Mini-Case and Resume due)||February 15th||23:59PM||N/A|
|Selected Teams are Notified||February 18th||12:00PM||N/A|
|Mandatory Meeting with Selected Teams||February 21st||TBD||Notified by Email|
|Case is Provided||February 25th||9:00AM||N/A|
|Case due by Email||February 27th||9:00PM||N/A|
|First Round Presentations||February 28th||4:30pm-7:00PMl||Jackson (Cummings)|
|Revised Case Due by Email||March 1st||9:00AM||N/A|
|Final Round Presentations||March 1st||9:45AM -12:00PM||Jackson (Cummings)|
|Networking Lunch and Prize Giving Ceremony||March 1st||12:30PM- 2:00PM||TBD|
- $2000 cash prize Per Team
- Interviews with Oliver Wyman for their Summer Analyst or Full Time Position (depending on class year)
- Free 8 week PrepLounge premium membership and one expert interview per team member.
- $1000 cash prize Per Team
- Free 4 week PrepLounge premium membership
- Free 2 week PrepLounge premium membership
All graduate and undergraduate students of Dartmouth College, The Thayer School of Engineering, The Graduate School of Arts and Science, Dartmouth Medical School and The Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy and Clinical Practice are eligible to apply.
Students from the Tuck School of Business, staff and faculty members or any other non-Dartmouth students are not eligible to apply
Teams should be composed of three to four members.
Each team must nominate a designated team leader who will be contact person for the competition’s organizer
Case Prep Guidelines
- All members of the team will be emailed a copy of the final round case on February 25th, at 9:00am. Any attempt to obtain a copy of the case in advance would lead to the automatic disqualification of the team
- Team members may use any reference sources/materials available in the public domain. If a library source is used, please make copies so that all participants will have access to the material
- All analysis is to be done by team members only
- Team members should not attempt to obtain information on the content of presentation made by other teams
- Once the case has been distributed, team members are not allowed to discuss the case with individuals not on the team
- Case presentation submitted must be in Microsoft PowerPoint format. PDF will not be accepted
- Until all presentations are over, team members are not allowed to discuss their presentation with individuals not on the team
- For any clarifications in rules, please e-mail:
- In Round 1, teams will have a maximum of 10 minutes to present their analysis of the case
- In the Final Round, teams will have a maximum of 10 minutes to present their analysis of the case, followed by 5 minutes of questioning from the judges
- A point penalty will be imposed if presentation in Round 1 or Round 2 exceeds 10 minutes
Judging Criteria Guidelines
Presentations will be graded on:
- Approach to the Case
- Presentation Quality
- Understanding of Business
- Appreciation of Market Environment
Is there a charge to attend the event?
There is no charge to attend the event.
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