Cases & Sponsors

Associate judges

Weekly cases for the Associate competition are provided by sponsoring businesses and organizations from the region. These cases pose real questions and challenges to which the companies can apply the candidates’ findings and recommendations.

We’ve gotten terrific new employees out of The Associate … and were able to execute some of the things proposed by the students to our actual business cases. ”

Laura Gamble, Regional President of Greater Maryland, PNC Bank & Associate Presenting Executive 2013.

Cases have included planning round table events, organizing the consolidation of office space and developing marketing plans. Participating companies have included AOL, Inc., Baltimore Gas & Electric (BGE), Baltimore Magazine, Enterprise, Target, Von Paris Moving & Storage and many more.

2017 Associate Cases

Case 1 - Nu Look Home Design (PDF)
Case 2 - TEKsystems (PDF)
Case 3 - PANDORA (PDF)

2016 Associate Cases

Case 1 - Ventev (PDF)
Case 2 - Target (PDF)
Case 3 - Mangia DC (PDF)
Case 4 - Laureate (PDF)

Examples of previous Cases

2014 Associate Cases (PDF)
2013 Associate Cases (PDF)

Submit a Case

Does your company or business have an issue it wants to explore but needs extra resources? We're always accepting case ideas. If you would like to submit a case to be considered for use in an upcoming competition, contact Lisa Michocki, Director of Student Academic and Career Services at 410-704-4674 or .