Graphic of a silhouette of people discussing at a meeting on a blue background with text for the 7th annual biopharmaceutical MBA case competition - November 16, 2018

Biopharma MBA Case Competition

The Biopharma MBA Case Competition takes place each November and is organized by the Blanche and Irwin Lerner Center for the Study of Pharmaceutical Management Issues. Please join us as teams from top MBA programs around the country compete to solve real world pharmaceutical industry challenges.

Admitted teams will gain an opportunity to network with industry executives from up to eight prominent companies. The competition also allows students to demonstrate subject matter competencies in front of executives. Finally, resumes along with competitor photos will be distributed to sponsoring companies (pending approval from company representatives). Don't miss out on this unique opportunity!


  • First Place: $6,000
  • Second Place: $3,000
  • Third Place: $1,500
  • Best Presenter: $500

Competition Agenda

November 16, 2018

7:30 – 8: 30

Breakfast and Registration

8:30 – 9:00

Opening remarks

9:00 – 12:00

Team Presentations

12:00 – 1:00


1:00 – 3:45

Team Presentations

3:45 – 4:45

Sponsoring Company Panel

4:45 – 5:00

Competition Debrief and Closing Remarks

5:00 – 5:30

Award Ceremony

5:30 – 6:15

Networking Cocktail Reception

Important Dates

November 16, 2018

Case Competition:

Team Presentation (closed to Public)

Sponsors Panel Discussion, Awards Ceremony & Networking Reception

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