Bissett School of Business

MRU students win CPA Business Challenge

CPA Business Challenge Both Teams

The CPA Business Challenge case competition was held on Friday March 8 at the Sheraton Cavalier. Teams from University of Calgary, University of Lethbridge, University of Alberta, SAIT, NAIT, MacEwan University, Athabasca University and Mount Royal University participated in this prominent case competition sponsored by the CPA Education Foundation (CPAEF). In total, fifteen teams participated, with two from MRU.

One of the teams from The Bissett School of Business placed first overall and received a cash prize of $10,000. The winning team presented their case with tremendous competence, confidence and organization. Comments from the judges included, "the Mount Royal team had the best deck of slides", "the team answered questions with confidence and poise", "the recommendations were very well analyzed and articulated" and "the team presented their analysis in a very organized manner".

The team comprised of:
Mia Bains, Advanced Accounting Certificate
Lyra Mae Cosare, Bachelor of Business Administration - Accounting
Lucas Mardones, Bachelor of Business Administration - Accounting
Katherine Martens, Bachelor of Business Administration - Accounting

Mount Royal University was proud to have two teams represent the institution at this prestigious event. Our students were all excellent ambassadors of the Bissett School of Business, professional, respectful and confident at all times.