Sierra Systems sponsored one of the most respected Management Consulting events in North America, the National Strategy Consulting Competition & Conference (NSCC) 2017. The NSCC is a comprehensive opportunity for students across North America to learn about strategy consulting. This annual event brings together the nation’s top undergraduate and MBA talent in a three-day competition and two-day conference to showcase their knowledge and abilities to respected professionals in the consulting industry.
This years event took place in Vancouver, January 26, 27, 28, 2017.
Our consultants represented Sierra Systems on the following panels:
- Judging panel for the semi-final case presentations: Don Sherrah, Alasdair Maughan, Lawrence Yuen
- Strategy Panel: Dana Kawas
- Technology Panel: Lawrence Yuen
- Final judging panel: Dana Kawas
The event attracted almost 250 competitors in 60 teams. 41 teams from Western Canada, 12 from Eastern Canada, 6 from the USA, and 1 from France. The first round of competition was made up of 45 undergraduate teams and 15 MBA teams. 13 Canadian and 2 American teams progressed to the second round of competition. In 1st place, the winning team were University of British Columbia, University of Alberta took second place honours, and University of Northern Carolina brought it home for America in third place.
It was a real pleasure to sit in on the judging panel at this event, congratulations to all of the sponsors and participants that took part. I look forward to next years competition!