DIT MBA team wins National Case Competition at the MBA Association of Ireland's Strategy Challenge 2017
29 May 2017
A team of four students on the MBA programme at DIT College of Business have won the prestigious national MBA case study competition, this annual competition is hosted by The MBA Association of Ireland (MBAAI)
This year's competition, held at Guinness Enterprise Centre on Saturday 27th May involved a case study that explored future possibilities around funding and route to market for German energy company Rosch. Participating teams took four hours to study the case and then made a 20 minute presentation before a distinguished panel of judges.
The DIT MBA team were, in the end, declared overall champions. The DIT team members included Weldon Mather, Director at WM Consultancy Ltd, who also received a Best Speaker award, Ian O’Shea, Project Manager at W Display, Dara Elliott, Service Manager at Omnisys Ltd and Anthony Duffy, Head of Project Services at Transport Infrastructure Ireland.The team’s mentors were Dr. Pat Kenny and Dr. Eoghan O'Grady.
DIT MBA winning team; Ian O' Shea, Dara Elliott, Weldon Mather and Anthony Duffy.
Commenting on the win Dr. Katrina Lawlor, Dean & Director, DIT College of Business said: "Congratulations to the DIT MBA students and staff on their achievement – we are very proud of all involved. Winning the MBA Association of Ireland's MBA Case Study Challenge is testament to the hard work and dedication demonstrated by both the team members and their mentors. It is also a testament to the excellent teaching and learning environment available to our MBA students.