Showcase your skills

Practice being an analytics professional by using your programming, data wrangling, analysis, visualization, and presentation skills all in one competition. Provide our panel of analytics experts recommendations and actions based on your data analysis. We hope you join us for this year's fabulous case competition.

Solve real-world business challenges with analytics

The Business Analytics Case Competition is a chance for the brightest graduate-level analytics students in the country to come together and solve a real-world business problem. During the competition, teams will perform a deep-dive analysis and consider multiple data points before making their recommendations to a panel of industry experts.

2023 Competition

This year's competition will take place in person on the Iowa City campus on April 6-7.

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Rules, Information, and Eligibility

Learn more about the registration process, team eligibility, competition rules, travel information and more.

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Selected Teams Announced Soon

Pre-registration has closed and selected teams will be announced the week of February 27. 

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2023 Sponsor

Welcome to The Heineken Company as our case sponsor.  Thank you for both the data case and prize sponsorship for this competition.  


$ 5,000

First place

$ 3,500

Second place

$ 1,500

Third place


  • Teams of 3-4
  • Enrolled in master's program
  • No more than 16 teams allowed
  • Only 1 team per school

2023 Timeline Overview

Pre-registration Starting early January 2023
Team Invitations Sent Starting mid-February
Launch case March 23
Final round submissions due April 6
Case competition day April 7


“I keep coming back because I absolutely love what this competition represents. It’s one of the few ones, because I’ve looked around. This is one of the unique ones. I love the energy, I love the structure and I love what I learn from it.”
Gaurav Anand, Director of Finance, Google
“How could we say no?  Really looking forward to it. Students can be very creative and we can learn something from the new techniques that they are coming up with.”
Surajeet Ghosh, Global Director of Analytics, The Heineken Company



Tippie hosts annual business analytics case competition

Monday, April 18, 2022
The Tippie College of Business Department of Business Analytics hosted its annual case competition for Master's students on April 8.
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Winners of the 2021 Business Analytics Case Competition Announced

Wednesday, November 17, 2021
In March and April 2021, the Tippie College of Business hosted its fifth annual Business Analytics Case Competition.

Contact us

Have questions about the competition? Need to connect with the organizer? Reach out today.

Kris Arens

Kristine A. Arens

Professional Director, M.S. Business Analytics, and Lecturer