Become a Judge

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.

LARGEST OF ITS KIND

Every year, it is 24 renowned business schools that travel to Montreal to compete at JMUCC.

CHALLENGING AND DIVERSE CASES

Competitors are challenged with three 3-hour case covering various industries and business disciplines.

UNIQUE INTERACTIVE 24-HOUR CASE

The fourth and final case is the 24-hour interactive case, where competitors are forced to be quick on their feet.

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

  • 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

  • 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