Dean’s Business Competition – Apply Now!

Deans’ Business Competition

The annual Deans’ Business Competition provides students and recent alumni the opportunity to gain first hand experience with entrepreneurial actions such as opportunity identification, team formation, idea validation, customer and product development, business model innovation, and communications and presentation skills. The 2018 competition will be the biggest yet.

The Deans’ Business Competition applications for the Traditional Business track, Social Entrepreneurship and Global Impact track and the VSGI Mobile Game Competition are now available:



VSGI Track

DEADLINE: The application and the required attachment must be SUBMITTED BY MARCH 9th, 2018 at 11PM EST! (changed due to windstorm/closure in DMV)

Business Competition workshops this week (sponsored by the Stevie Awards): 

  • Wednesday (3/7) from 12pm – 1pm, Enterprise Hall 278
  • Friday (3/9) from 11am – 12pm, Enterprise Hall 278

Three separate competitions with make up the 2018 event. These will include:

  1. the traditional business track;
  2. the social entrepreneurship track and;
  3. the VSGI mobile game competition

The business track and the social innovation track will be open to all current degree seeking students or recent alumni at Mason, and universities and colleges throughout Virginia, Maryland and D.C. (see website for full eligibility rules).

The 2018 competitions will take place on April 12th, 2018 from 11am-5pm on Mason’s Fairfax campus in the MIX@Fenwick.

Have a question?
Email: Call: 703.993.9663

Mary Byerley

Mary Byerley serves in the Office of Student Success and Academic Services for the School of Business at George Mason University.
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