Course Title

IACBE Fall 2020 Scholastic Live Case Competition

Collaboration Overview

IACBE is a business school accreditor that works on ensuring teaching and learning quality for 200+ member schools. CapSource and IACBE are partnering to help our network *easily* run a high-impact Live Case Competition experience at their school this Fall and we're looking to partner with a company to run the Live Case with.

Students will prepare a recorded video presentation and 3-5 page memo + an appendix for a panel of judges, including your company executives. Your company and project details will not be shared until the official competition kickoff. We are aiming for A LOT of teams from different schools, so you'll be getting insights across a variety of experiences. Your company will get to award the top two presentations across all of them.

Check out a past deliverable from the winning team:

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Program & Course Info

SchoolThe International Accreditation Council for Business Education (IACBE)
CourseIACBE Fall 2020 Scholastic Live Case Competition
Graduate / UndergraduateUndergraduate
Students Enrolled40+
Student Time Commitment4-7 Hours
Class Meeting Day & Time*N/A

*Note: Company, faculty, and students will finalize meeting and communication schedule after collaboration is finalized

Collaboration Requirements

Requested Industries
Accounting & Legal
Requested Company Size
  • Pre-Revenue Startup
Duration8 weeks (09/09/2020 - 10/28/2020)
Company Time Commitment2 Hours per week of mentoring, answering key questions, and providing access to helpful resources
Project Count1

Timeline & Next Steps

  • September 14, 2020

    Case materials released!


  • September 20, 2020

    5:00 PM ET – MANDATORY PRE-KICKOFF SURVEY – Please complete this 2-minute assessment!

  • September 21, 2020

    12:00 PM ET – LIVE CASE COMPETITION WEBINAR KICKOFF: Please join us for a live webinar where you’ll get a chance to meet your project champions, learn more about DoorDash, and hear more details about the case challenge. 



  • September 25, 2020

    5:00 PM ET – Submit any questions for DoorDash to address during the upcoming Q&A webinar.

  • September 27, 2020

    11:00 PM ET – Ensure all 4 team members have registered!

  • October 2, 2020

    12:00 PM ET – LIVE CASE COMPETITION Q&A SESSION #1: Please join us for a live webinar where you’ll get a chance to hear an update from your DoorDash Project Champions! 

    Zoom Link:

    Q&A Session one – Watch Recording (Password Protected)

  • October 9, 2020

    5:00 PM ETSubmit any questions for DoorDash to address during the upcoming Q&A webinar.

  • October 14, 2020

    5:00 PM ET – MANDATORY TEMPERATURE CHECK SURVEY – Please complete this 2-minute assessment!

  • October 16, 2020

    12:00 PM ET – LIVE CASE COMPETITION Q&A SESSION #2: Please join us for a live webinar where you’ll get a chance to hear an update from your DoorDash Project Champions! 

    Zoom Link:

  • October 23, 2020

    5:00 PM ET FINAL DELIVERABLES DUE – Students submit links to 3-minute recorded explainer video and 5-page executive memo (+ appendix) to [email protected].

  • October 30, 2020

    12:00 PM ET – LIVE CASE COMPETITION WRAP-UP WEBINAR – WINNERS ANNOUNCED: Please join us for a live webinar where you’ll get a chance to hear feedback from the DoorDash team. We’ll be announcing the competition winners and sharing more information about the next IACBE Virtual Live Case Competition. 

    Zoom Link:

  • November 4, 2020

    5:00 PM ET – MANDATORY COMPETITION WRAP-UP SURVEY – Please complete this 2-minute survey, especially if you want a $10 DoorDash Gift Card and an Experiential Learning Certificate showcasing all your hard work!

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Strategy Development
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Customer Service

New Business Opportunity Assessment
New Product/Service Development
Customer Discovery/Interviewing

Data Management

Data Scrubbing & Reorganization
Data Synthesis & Visualization
KPI Design Visualization

Growth Strategy

Business Opportunity Research
Prospecting New Relationships
Designing & Scaling Processes

International Affairs

Expansion Planning
Cultural Assessment
Strategic Entry

Legal, Regulatory, Compliance

Impending Regulation Assessment
Legal Documents & Legal Structure Audit
Prospecting Legal Firms


Branding Strategy/Redesign
Social Media Optimization
User/Customer Acquisition Strategy Development & Testing

Mergers & Acquisitions

Prospecting Acquirer Targets
Establishing & Validating Valuations
Researching Potential Acquisitions


Process Design Review
Scalability Assessment
Inter-Departmental Efficiency Assessment

Org Culture, D&I

Diversity Assessments
Inclusion Protocols
Training & Development

PR & Communications

PR Strategy Consulting
Communications Planning
Messaging & Tone Advancement

Product Design & Development

User Testing/Interviewing
Requirements Planning
Product Development/Extension

Purchasing, Logistics, Supply Chain

Sourcing & Distribution Analysis
Inventory Management
Distribution Optimization

Quality Control

Process Mapping & Checking
Document Validity Verification
Data and Fact Checking

Reporting, Financial Planning & Analysis

Growth Analysis
Valuations Assessment
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Research & Development

Competition Due Diligence
Industry Size Assessment
Partnership & Channel Mapping

Sales & Business Development

New Business Opportunity Assessment
Market Testing
Customer Discovery/Interviewing

Software Design & Development

MVP Design & User Testing
Systems Integration
Technology Roadmap Planning

Talent Management

Talent Competency Mapping
Training & Development Curriculum Design
Talent Satisfaction Assessments

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