Team Member - HRC West Case Competition


HRC West is the only business case competition in Western Canada dedicated entirely to the field of Human Resources (HR). This two-day event provides post-secondary students with a unique opportunity to test what they have learned in the classroom by merging theory with real-life simulations in a competitive environment.

Position Requirements

The HRC West competition features:

  • Comprehensive business cases that explore some of the most pressing business challenges faced by HR professionals today
  • Chance for participants to meet and network with HR industry leaders
  • The potential to win prize money
  • A one-of-a-kind learning experience rolled into an action-packed weekend

Additionally, this is an opportunity to represent VIU and its business programs, and build upon a sustainable process for future student involvement in the competition.

The HRC West Case Competition Team will comprise four VIU students. The minimum participation requirements are as follows:

  • Be a current VIU student, actively enrolled in one or more undergraduate courses at the time of the case competition
  • Must have taken, or be taking, at least one undergraduate human resources course
  • Must have completed one full year of undergraduate study at the time of the case competition
  • Must be physically present at the host institution for the duration of the competition

Additionally, team members must have:

  • Demonstrated success across several HR courses
  • Skills and experience with HR case analysis
  • Experience and demonstrated facility with presentations and associated technology

Team members will commit to a series of preparatory sessions during the 6-8 weeks prior to the case. 

The event will require participation in:

  • A networking event
  • The competition itself with 3 hours of case work and a 30 minute presentation
  • Potential for a repeat presentation in the finals
  • Attendance during final presentations and closing celebration event

Sign-up Directions

Students in eligible business program classes (which include presentation projects) will be notified about this opportunity through their instructors during the the course.

Learn more about the HRC West HR Case Competition.