Sponsored by Crowe Horwath
Crowe Horwath STAMINA2+
March 22-23, 2018
1st Prize: $300
3rd Prize: $200
2nd Prize: $250
4th Prize: $200
Note: Prize money updated 3/12/2018
STAMINA2+ is a case competition organized by Krannert's Leadership Communication Studio and sponsored by Crowe Horwath. This case event features 2.5 hours of prep time, business casual style attire, and opportunities to network with judges from Crowe Horwath. Students will prepare and present in teams of 2. This competition is open to full-time Freshmen and Sophomore students across campus, but each team must have at least 1 current Krannert student. Students will be given Crowe Horwath shirts to wear while presenting to the judges. Students will learn the role of the judges in the case packets.
Teams will receive the case packet at the community meeting on Thursday (March 22) prior to the competition. During the 2.5 hours of analysis time, teams will prepare 4-6 PowerPoint slides including a cover slide with team member's photos and majors. Slides will be submitted on Thursday evening per instructions at community meeting. On Friday (March 23) teams will present to a group of judges in the first round of the competition. Following the first round of team presentations, judges will choose 4 teams consisting of 2 students on each team, to advance to the final round of presentation (The Final 4). For the final round, each of the Final 4 teams will receive a prompt and present a response to the judges and peer audience. Judges will select the winning teams and recognize selected students from teams that did not make the final round at the awards program post the final round.
About Our Sponsor
Crowe Horwath LLP offers students and recent graduates a wide variety of opportunities and experiences to start a meaningful career. Crowe Horwath LLP is committed to creating last value for clients through the delivery of accounting, consulting, and technology services.
For this event, students need to form their own teams of 2 students. STAMINA2+ is open to any Purdue student on campus who is currently a Freshman or Sophomore, but at least 1 member of the team must be a current Krannert student.
Application & Selection Process
Applications will close on March 21, 2018, at 11:59 p.m.
Applications will close on Wednesday, March 21. The responses to the survey provided will be used as the primary means of selection. Each team wishing to participate in STAMINA2+ needs to apply with his/her teammate via the Qualtrics link. Applicants will need to identify their teammate, as admission to the competition will depend on the combined strength of BOTH teammates' responses.
STAMINA2+ Crowe Horwath CASE Competition
|Thurs. March 22|
|6:00 p.m.||Reception||Rawls Hall, Third Floor|
|7:15 p.m.||CASE Released|
|7:30-10:00 p.m.||CASE Work/Analysis|
|9:30 p.m.||Submit PPT||Filelocker|
|Fri. March 23|
|8:00-8:30 a.m.||Judges' Meeting||KRAN, 202-Hollister Room||KRAN, 351|
|KRAN, 202-Hollister Room||Team 11||KRAN, 351|
|KRAN, 202-Hollister Room||Team 12||KRAN, 351|
|KRAN, 202-Hollister Room||Team 13||KRAN, 351|
|KRAN, 202-Hollister Room||Team 14||KRAN, 351|
|KRAN, 202-Hollister Room||Team 15||KRAN, 351|
|KRAN, 202-Hollister Room||Team 16||KRAN, 351|
|KRAN, 202-Hollister Room||Team 17||KRAN, 351|
|KRAN, 202-Hollister Room||Team 18||KRAN, 351|
|KRAN, 202-Hollister Room||Team 19||KRAN, 351|
|KRAN, 202-Hollister Room||Team 20||KRAN, 351|
|1:30-2:00 p.m.||Judges' Lunch||KRAN, 202-Hollister Room||Judge's Lunch||Hollister Room|
|2:00-3:15 p.m.||Finalist Announcement, Final Round, and Awards||Parrish Library (high tables, near vending area)|
|3:15 p.m.||Event Ends|
|*Teams should arrive 15 mins. prior to scheduled presentation time and check-in at the Corporate Study, KRAN Room 260|
Thursday, March 22
STAMINA2+ Community Meeting, Meet Crowe, and Case Analysis
6:00 p.m.-8:30 p.m. -Case Submission via instructions shared at community meeting
Friday, March 23
STAMINA2+ Case Competition Presentations
(Rounds: 1 and 2)
8:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Presenations
2:00 p.m.-Program and Final Round Presentations
3:15 p.m.-Program Ends
More Information on Learn2Lead
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Furthermore, by participating in L2L, you will also be evaluated and considered for future opportunities with Crowe including 2018 accounting internships as described below.
Internship opportunities you will be considered for following Program:
At Crowe, we believe that the primary function of an accounting internship is to familiarize students with public accounting through meaningful participation on a variety of engagements. As an Accounting Intern with Crowe, you will have the opportunity to work as a team member on diverse client engagements including manufacturing, not-for-profit, government, healthcare, education, construction, dealerships, food and agriculture, and financial institution clients. Our team of professionals continually strives to achieve value for our clients, our people and our Firm while at the same time adding value to the profession and the public trust.
As an Audit Accounting Intern your primary function will be: Audit, review, and compilation of financial statements, assistance in the preparation of financial statements and application of GAAP, assisting with clients with routine accounting functions, and assisting to maintain relationships with key client personnel.
As a Tax Accounting Intern your primary function will be: to participate in the examination, review, and compilation of tax returns; conduct tax research, consult with owners and managers of various organizations, and assist with special reviews relating to acquisitions, mergers, and sale of businesses. Student requirements for applying/participating in the Leadership Program:
- Current sophomore or Junior (graduating in December 2018 - May 2019 with your 150 hours and seeking a spring 2018 or summer 2018 internship)
- Minimum 3.2 cumulative and major GPA, 3.4 GPA preferred
- Pursuing Degree in Accounting
- Permanent resident and/or U.S. Citizen
Who is Crowe Horwath?
Crowe Horwath LLP (www.crowehorwath.com) is one of the largest public accounting and consulting firms in the United States. Under its core purpose of “Building Value with Values®,” Crowe uses its deep industry expertise to provide audit services to public and private entities while also helping clients reach their goals with tax, advisory, risk, and performance services. With a total of more than 3,000 personnel, Crowe and its subsidiaries have offices coast to coast. The firm is recognized by many organizations as one of the country's best places to work. Crowe serves clients worldwide as an independent member of Crowe Horwath International, one of the largest global accounting networks in the world, consisting of more than 150 independent accounting and advisory services firms in more than 100 countries around the world.
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