Judges

Become a judge at JMUCC 2018

One main reason why JMUCC has grown to become one of the most prestigious case competitions in the world is because it is judged by influential members of the Montreal business community.

 

When you are a judge at JMUCC, you are given the opportunity to review four business case presentations and solutions of competitors from all around the world.

Profile of a Judge

Background

  • Significant relevant business or professional experience
  • Senior or middle-level manager with decision-making ability
  • Vast business knowledge in a multitude of areas

Personal Attributes

  • Responsible and committed to fair judging
  • Ability to work within a team of other industry professionals
  • An effective listener with strong verbal communication skills
  • Ideally bilingual, with some exposure to culturally diverse environments

Particular Experience

  • Ability to grasp and analyze details, including financial data, within a broad unified perspective
  • Ability to evaluate effectiveness and appropriateness of presentation styles

Responsibilities:

A judge must:

  • Become familiar with the case objective during the reading and preparation time
  • Participate in case briefing discussions with enthusiasm and interest
  • Exhibit a high level of professionalism during team presentations
  • Simulate and relate cases to real business situations
  • Provide an open-mind and broad perspective in their judging
  • Assign scores based on specified judging criteria in an equitable and fair manner
  • Provide clear and constructive feedback to team presentations

Benefits of Judging

As a judge, you have the opportunity to

  • Network with some of Montreal’s top business executives
  • Meet some of the most talented business students from around the world and identify top candidates.
  • Promote your company to a select group of individuals, including:
    • Corporate executives
    • Leading academics
    • Top undergraduate business students
  • Give back to the community by helping support one of Montreal’s top business schools.