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MMICC 2007 Rules

  1. 1. MMICC 2007 Rules of the Games
  2. 2. The Case <ul><li>Nice try ! </li></ul><ul><li>It is multi-disciplinary ! </li></ul><ul><li>You will find out on Friday ! </li></ul>
  3. 4. The Spirit of the Competition <ul><li>These Rules of the Games are meant to create as a level playing field as possible – not to give any team an unfair advantage. </li></ul><ul><li>Any interpretation of these must be addressed to me. If needed, I will confer with others before making a final decision. </li></ul>
  4. 5. The Spirit of the Competition <ul><li>Therefore, each university must select a team name for themselves. </li></ul><ul><li>This name along with their team number </li></ul><ul><li>(1 to 12) will be the only two ways that the judges will know the teams by. </li></ul><ul><li>Participating students cannot attend any other presentation even when they have finished their second presentation. </li></ul>
  5. 6. The Presentation Site <ul><li>Desautels Faculty of Management </li></ul><ul><li>Samuel Bronfman Building </li></ul><ul><li>4th Floor </li></ul><ul><li>Rooms 422 & 423 </li></ul>
  6. 7. The Schedule <ul><li>Friday, March 23: see page 24 </li></ul><ul><li>Saturday, March 24: see page 25 </li></ul><ul><li>Each team will present to 2 different panels of judges – once in the morning and once in the afternoon. Two teams will present at the same time, each to a different group of judges and then alternate for the afternoon presentation. </li></ul><ul><li>You will get feedback from 2 judges from </li></ul><ul><li>5:30 to 6:15pm </li></ul>
  7. 8. The Rules of the Game <ul><li>The presentation order will be determined randomly tonight during the opening dinner. </li></ul><ul><li>It is the team’s responsibility to pick up the case on time. No extra time will be allowed for those who pick up their case late. </li></ul><ul><li>Each team will be accompanied back to their hotel room. They will have exactly 24 hours to solve the case. You can only use the 2 computers that are provided to you. </li></ul>
  8. 9. The Rules of the Game <ul><li>The executive committee will provide a centralized printing service. Teams can bring the documents they wish to print on their issued USB key. They must be escorted by an ambassador. </li></ul><ul><li>Each team will have to provide a printed copy of their slides / handouts to a MMICC volunteer at least two hours prior to their first presentation. </li></ul><ul><li>A MMICC volunteer will then make 13 copies of this material – 1 for each judge (12) & 1 for the team </li></ul><ul><li>You are not allowed to change anything (Content or Background) between the 2 presentations. All presentation material should be submitted including slides that will be used as backups or appendices to answer questions. </li></ul>
  9. 10. The Rules of the Game <ul><li>Each presentation must be a maximum of 20 minutes plus a 5 minute Q&A period. </li></ul><ul><li>Time signals will be shown to presenters at the 15, 10, 5, 2 & 1 minute mark. </li></ul><ul><li>All 4 students must participate during their presentation in fairly equal amounts of time. </li></ul>
  10. 12. Each team will be provided with <ul><li>Two computers – one with wireless internet access </li></ul><ul><li>Both computers will have Windows XP with full English version of Microsoft Office </li></ul><ul><li>1 USB key for backups </li></ul><ul><li>Office Supplies: Pens, papers, highlighters, flip charts, etc… </li></ul><ul><li>4 copies of the case, a copy of the judges biographies and the presentation evaluation criteria </li></ul>
  11. 13. What you can bring with you <ul><li>Each team member is allowed to bring 2 textbooks – 8 textbooks per team. No classroom handouts or personal notes allowed. </li></ul><ul><li>Each team member is allowed to bring a translation dictionary and a non-programmable/non text storage calculator. </li></ul><ul><li>All items are subject to inspection. Textbooks, dictionaries and calculators will be inspected prior to the distribution of the case. </li></ul>
  12. 14. What you cannot bring with you <ul><li>On a regular basis, a MMICC committee member will come in the room and is allowed to check the material that you are using. </li></ul><ul><li>No programmable calculators are allowed. </li></ul><ul><li>No personal laptops or cell phones are allowed. </li></ul><ul><li>No CDs (any type), DVD’s (Any type), Zip Disks, or USB Drives are allowed. </li></ul>
  13. 15. What you cannot do <ul><li>You are not allowed to seek any help or advice from your team advisor. </li></ul><ul><li>No Email allowed. No online chatting or conferencing allowed. </li></ul><ul><li>All online activities will be monitored. </li></ul><ul><li>Using a website that requires the use of any kind of passwords, login (even thought it is free) and data bases from your university. </li></ul><ul><li>The use of internet is for “light” research purposes only: Otherwise known as “passive” use of the internet. </li></ul>
  14. 16. Judging <ul><li>Given that there is only a 5 minute Q&A and 6 judges per room; judges will be asked to limit their questions to one </li></ul><ul><li>Although they will be using the evaluation sheets, they will also be asked to rank the teams </li></ul><ul><li>After the presentations and feedback, I will facilitate the deliberation with one goal: to rank the top 3 teams </li></ul>
  15. 17. Advisors <ul><li>Friday, March 23: Advisors / Judges lunch </li></ul><ul><li>at the University Club at noon </li></ul><ul><li>Once your team gets the case, you cannot contact them until after their second (afternoon) presentation - If you need to get something to them (food or ice cream), you must go through your team’s ambassador or a MMICC exec </li></ul><ul><li>You are encouraged to watch as many presentations as you wish </li></ul><ul><li> this should be a learning experience for you as well </li></ul><ul><li>A copy of the case will be given to you after your team’s second presentation </li></ul><ul><li>You are also encouraged to be with your team during the judges’ feedback </li></ul><ul><li>Any issues with regards to the case, the competition, the judging, etc… should be directed to me </li></ul>
  16. 19. MMICC 2007 Any Questions?