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National Diversity Case Competition- Undergraduate

J. Mack Robinson College of Business

Multicultural Programming

Groups Served
Collegiate

Program Website
Visit the Program Website

Contact Information
Chin, Eleanor
echin@gsu.edu

Address
55 Park Place
Atlanta, GA 30303

Campus
Atlanta

Funding

Institutional Funding (e.g., President's Office, Provost Office, College or Academic Unit, Departmental Funding)

Overview

This is a highly competitive national case competition held at Indiana University. Diversity in team composition is the driving element behind this competition.

Benefits

There are a variety of benefits to students competing in this type of case competition: enhancing communication skills, improving team skills, networking, increasing business acumen, working in a small group with faculty and building analytical skills.

Supplemental Materials

Not Applicable

Discipline Focus
Business Management

Diversity Group ( Social Identity)
, Race/ethnicity

Race/Ethnic Group
, Multi-racial

Program, Initiative, Policy or Sponsored Award Category

Priority 2: Multicultural Programming

Established
10/01/2015

Number Served
0-50

Notable Leaders, Stakeholders, or Speakers

Eleanor Chin
Steven Dionne

Research Routines, Responsibilities and Activities

Mentored research experience(s), Program sponsored (in-house) professional development sessions/ training/coursework (e.g., workshops, test preparation, mini-courses, specialized course, conference presentations, resume/cv building, modules, professional development etiquette, facilitated discussion, panel, summit, educational programming, speaker series), Funding to attend professional development sessions/coursework (e.g., conference travel, professional development session/coursework registration fee, application fee waiver, book purchase), Accommodations (disability)/assistance (employee, staff)

Additional Research Components, Roles and Responsibilities

Students travel to this case competition. Prior to the competition| we work with the students through a series of meetings and practice presentations to prepare the students.

Self-efficacy Emphasis

Preparing and participating in a case competition is an excellent way to build both confidence and life skills.

Acknowledgement/Affirmation of Identity, Strengths, Needs

In preparing students for a case competition, we work on the quality of their analysis and presentation and their networking skills.

Examples of Inclusionary Practices and Activities

Not Applicable

Participant Empowerment

Academic recognition (i.e. research credibility, prestige), Coaching, Feeder pathways (e.g. existing partnerships with programs at similar or next level of the academic pipeline), Institutional alliances, Knowledge transfer to the community (e.g., parents, peers, stakeholders), Mentoring opportunities

Mentoring Components

Mentors provide regular scheduled meetings with mentees, Mentors exchange social displays of scientific knowledge and practices, Mentors provide support with goal setting and or career planning, Mentees are allowed to attend events with mentors (i.e., dinners, social events, conferences, retreats), Mentors provide support with academic or discipline specific knowledge through direct teaching, Mentors provide mentees with access to academic resources (e.g. precollegiate/collegiate/graduate/postdoc/ faculty training; standardized test preparation; writing workshops, research workshops, tenure and promotion information)

Opportunities to Privilege Voice

Evaluation Methods

none of the above

Anticipated Participant Outcomes

attendance, presenting at a conference/symposium, increasing academic skill area (s),persisting through current degree program, obtaining employment (industry or other sector)

Outcome Milestones

“…”

Key Performance Indicators

“…”

Program, Initiative, Policy or Sponsored Award Category

Priority 2: Multicultural Programming

Established
10/01/2015

Number Served
0-50

Notable Leaders, Stakeholders, or Speakers

Eleanor Chin
Steven Dionne

Research Routines, Responsibilities and Activities

Mentored research experience(s), Program sponsored (in-house) professional development sessions/ training/coursework (e.g., workshops, test preparation, mini-courses, specialized course, conference presentations, resume/cv building, modules, professional development etiquette, facilitated discussion, panel, summit, educational programming, speaker series), Funding to attend professional development sessions/coursework (e.g., conference travel, professional development session/coursework registration fee, application fee waiver, book purchase), Accommodations (disability)/assistance (employee, staff)

Additional Research Components, Roles and Responsibilities

Students travel to this case competition. Prior to the competition| we work with the students through a series of meetings and practice presentations to prepare the students.

Please describe how your program addresses self-efficacy (one's beliefs in their own ability to execute behaviors necessary to perform) in its participants?

Preparing and participating in a case competition is an excellent way to build both confidence and life skills.

How does your program acknowledge or affirm individuals’ different identities, strengths, or needs?

In preparing students for a case competition, we work on the quality of their analysis and presentation and their networking skills.

Inclusionary practices/activities utilized in your program:

Not Applicable

Participant Empowerment

Academic recognition (i.e. research credibility, prestige), Coaching, Feeder pathways (e.g. existing partnerships with programs at similar or next level of the academic pipeline), Institutional alliances, Knowledge transfer to the community (e.g., parents, peers, stakeholders), Mentoring opportunities

Mentoring Components

Mentors provide regular scheduled meetings with mentees, Mentors exchange social displays of scientific knowledge and practices, Mentors provide support with goal setting and or career planning, Mentees are allowed to attend events with mentors (i.e., dinners, social events, conferences, retreats), Mentors provide support with academic or discipline specific knowledge through direct teaching, Mentors provide mentees with access to academic resources (e.g. precollegiate/collegiate/graduate/postdoc/ faculty training; standardized test preparation; writing workshops, research workshops, tenure and promotion information)

Opportunities to Privilege Voice

Evaluation methods are used to substantiate the program’s outcomes:

none of the above

Anticipated participant outcomes for your program:

attendance, presenting at a conference/symposium, increasing academic skill area (s),persisting through current degree program, obtaining employment (industry or other sector)