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STAMINA4 Zimmer Biomet Case Competition

Sponsored by Zimmer Biomet

Zimmer Biomet

Hosted by Zimmer Biomet in Partnership with LCS

Thursday, February 15 - Friday, February 16, 2018

1st Prize: $2,800

2nd Prize: $1,200


STAMINA4 is pleased to present a case competition organized by Krannert's Leadership Communication Studio and sponsored by Zimmer Biomet. This unique team case event features a live information session with a Zimmer Biomet representative, and opportunities to interact with a number of Zimmer Biomet representatives and executives. Students will prepare and present in teams of 4. The case will be prepared Thursday evening, and presentations will occur Friday. The case is open to all undergraduate students, with a limit of one freshman per team.


All teams will hear a live, 30 minute presentation from a Zimmer Biomet representative on Thursday evening at 7:00 p.m. At 7:30 p.m., teams will be provided a case packet with supplemental case information and prompt. Teams will have 4 hours to prepare and submit their analysis and recommendations. Teams will present their recommendations to a panel of Zimmer Biomet and Purdue faculty judges on Friday (presentation times to be assigned on Thursday evening). Winners will be announced at an awards reception Friday afternoon, at 2:00 p.m.

Case Submissions

The case study will be distributed electronically via email at 7:30 p.m.  Please only click the link once.  Failure to only click the link once may result in less overall time to prepare the case.  Submit your PowerPoint by February 15th by 11:30 p.m. via Filelocker. 
  1. Go to
  2. Log in using your Purdue Account
  3. Click the "Upload" button on the top-left section of the screen. Browse for and Upload your Case Solution document.
  4. Click the document under your Uploaded Files, then click "Share This File"
  5. Using the search box, search for "Melissa Evens" and “Christine Rasquinha”
  6. Click "Share" to send the document

About Our Sponsor

See the Zimmer Biomet website for additional information about our sponsor.

Steven Caltrider – Financial Analyst, Financial Planning & Analysis
Derek Thwaits – Senior Financial Analyst, Quality and Regulatory
Cara Burris – Finance Manager, Operations
Zimmer Biomet Guest: Colton Geiger – Associate Financial Analyst, Hips Finance

Team Requirements

Students need to form a team with 4 members. STAMINA4 is open to all full-time Purdue undergraduate students. Teams must consist of at least two Krannert students and no more than two freshman students. Seniors graduating in May 2018 will not be allowed to participate.

Application & Selection Process

Applications closes on February 12, 2018 at 12:00 a.m.

Applications will close on Monday, Feb. 12 at midnight (end of day Monday). The competition will accept 12 teams at maximum. The responses to the survey provided will be used as the primary means of selection, should more than 12 teams apply, so applicants should make sure to respond thoughtfully and seriously. Students should register as a team of 4. Any individuals or teams of less than 4 will not be allowed. Teams will be notified by Wednesday at 12:00 p.m. to confirm whether they have been selected for the competition.

View the Competition Rules

View the Competition Agenda

View the Competition Flyer

View the Competition Submission Procedure

2018 Archived Flyer

Thursday, February 15- CASE Presentation & CASE Distribution: 6:00 a.m.-11:30 p.m.
Friday, February 16- Team Presentations & Awards: 9:30 a.m.- 4:00 p.m.