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Rowe MBA team takes first place in HEC's Corporate Responsibility Challenge

Posted by Nicole Maunsell on March 15, 2017 in News

(L to R): Jordan Yanover, Sean Butler, Kayla Sabharwal and Logan Stewart


The Rowe School of Business MBA team placed first at the 8th annual HEC Corporate Responsibility Challenge, held March 10-11 in Montreal. 12 MBA teams from 9 schools competed by applying their analytical skills to find original solutions to social and environmental issues facing businesses in their communities. Teammates Sean Butler, Jordan Yanover, Kayla Sabharwal and Logan Stewart, coached by Peggy Cunningham, came in first in both the prepared case on the first day and the 3-hour competition on the second day, and were the only team to earn more than 200 points. This was the first year Dalhousie participated in the Challenge.

The students won a $5000 prize and, according to Butler, enjoyed the weekend of competing and networking: "I am thrilled to have won and very, very proud of my team. We worked cohesively, analyzed the cases rigorously and presented confidently. My teammates are deeply talented and deserving of this accolade. It was also great to meet so many other talented MBA students from across the country. Despite the competitive nature of the weekend, we made some great friends."