The Langara Accounting Faculty and the Langara Accounting Club would like to invite you to participate in the Langara Accounting Case Competition! This is a great experiential learning opportunity where you will use the technical accounting skills you have learned in the classroom and apply them to real-life business scenarios. Develop your skills, think strategically and have some fun!
Students will compete in teams of two for this internal case competition. Each team will be judged and ranked based on the team’s video submissions. The top students will be invited to represent Langara College in the CPA BC Case Competition in early 2022 and will receive coaching from Langara’s Accounting faculty.
Previously, Langara’s teams have placed as follows in the CPA BC Case Competition:
- 2018- Top 8- MACK Consulting
- 2019- 3rd Place – MACK Consulting
- 2020- 3rd Place- BCS Consulting
The competition is open to all Langara accounting students that have taken (or are currently taking) a minimum of one of the following:
- FMGT 1115
- FMGT 1116/4816
- FMGT 2293/4800
The competition is open to PDD Accounting students as well, so long as they meet the minimum requirements above. Students from ALL years are encouraged to apply!
Students taking 1000/2000 level FMGT courses will be considered Junior Division. Those taking 3000/4000 level FMGT courses will be considered Senior Division. If any team member is considered to be Senior Division, the entire team must register as Senior Division.
There is a limit of eight teams per division. Register early!
Two free workshops will be provided to get you ready for the case competition. The workshop dates are:
Case Writing Workshop- Wednesday October 27th (via Zoom) 6:30pm to 8:30pm
Creativity in Competition Workshop- Wednesday November 3rd 6:30pm to 8:30pm (via Zoom)
The workshops are not mandatory however they are strongly recommended.
Your team must register for the case competition before being able to attend the workshop. The registration deadline is: Wednesday October 20th 11:59pm
The case competition will begin Wednesday November 10th 8:30am and go till Saturday November 13th 11:59pm (submission deadline). Judging will commence during the period of Sunday November 14th until results are released Monday November 22, 2021.