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Title: ACG Cincinnati Cup


1
  • ACG Cincinnati Cup
  • Presented by
  • Northwestern Mutual Kelley Financial Group
  • Valuation Sponsor
  • Advanced Testing Laboratory
  • Gold Sponsors
  • Cooney Faulkner Stevens
  • Duke Energy
  • Fidelity Investments
  • KeyBank

2
  • Introducing the Second Annual
  • ACG Cincinnati CupMA Competition
  • A competition among the best and brightest teams
    from area graduate programs.

3
Agenda
  • Organization Background
  • ACG Cincinnati Cup
  • Competition Format
  • Next Steps

4
  • Background

5
The Association for Corporate Growth
  • The Association for Corporate Growth (ACG) is the
    premier global association for professionals
    involved in corporate growth, corporate
    development, and mergers and acquisitions.
  • ACG Cincinnati was formed in 1993 and has more
    than 230 members from the citys leading
    corporations, accounting and law firms, financial
    institutions, consultants and other enterprises
    dedicated to corporate growth.

6
  • ACG Cincinnati Cup

7
ACG Cincinnati Cup
  • A competition among the best and brightest teams
    from area graduate programs
  • MA case history competition
  • Graduate student teams from departments, classes
    and clubs interested in MA
  • ACG Cincinnati judges

8
ACG Cup History
  • Los Angeles and Philadelphia chapters launched
    the first ACG Cup competitions in 2006
  • Rated highly by ACG and student team participants
  • Southern California Cup Teams
  • University of California Irvine, Pepperdine,
    University of Southern California, Chapman, and
    Cal State Fullerton
  • Philadelphia Cup Teams
  • Drexel University, Penn State University, Temple
    University and the University of Pennsylvania

9
ACG Cincinnati Cup
  • Schools invited to participate
  • Miami University
  • Northern Kentucky University
  • University of Cincinnati
  • Xavier University
  • University of Dayton

10
  • Competition Format

11
Competition Format
  • Round 1 Late January, Early February
  • Teams within each university compete
  • Competition held at each university
  • Round 2 February 25, 2009
  • Top team from each school competes
  • Competition held at the University of Cincinnati
    Tangeman University Center

12
Competition Format
  • Round 1 Late January Early Feburary
  • Teams from the universities sign up to compete
  • Recommend teams of 3-5 students
  • MA case study is distributed to teams
  • Approximately 1 week to 10 days to prepare
  • Round 1 Competition
  • Teams present their analysis and recommendations
    to a panel of ACGC judges/internal judges.
  • PowerPoint format
  • Judges decide and critique
  • The winning team goes on to Round 2

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Competition Format
  • Round 2 February 25, 2009
  • The top teams from Miami University, Northern
    Kentucky University, University of Cincinnati,
    Xavier University and University of Dayton meet
    and compete
  • New case study presented by the students to Round
    2 judges
  • Preparation time not finalized yet anywhere
    from 5-7-10 days
  • PowerPoint presentation format
  • Judges decide and critique

14
Benefits to Participants
  • Excellent, real world learning experience
  • Constructive review of team members critical
    thinking and presentation skills
  • Opportunity to meet and network with industry
    professionals who want to hire talented
    individuals
  • Cash prizes for every team who makes it to Round
    2

15
Round 2 Prizes
  • Five teams compete, representing Miami
    University, Northern Kentucky University,
    University of Cincinnati, Xavier University and
    University of Dayton
  • First Place winning team 4,000
  • Second Place team 3,000
  • Third Place 2,000
  • Fourth Place 1,000
  • Fifth Place 500
  • Northwestern Mutual Kelley Financial Group is
    sponsoring the ACG Cincinnati Cup competition.

16
  • Next Steps

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What We Need from You
  • Faculty advisor for your teams
  • Student representatives for your teams
  • Determine location to hold your Round 1
    Competition
  • Laptop and projector
  • Recruitment of teams
  • ACGC provides flyers, emails and a Web site to
    help you with recruiting

18
Timeline
November 2008
December 2008
January 2009
October 2008
February 2009
Tenatively 3rd week in February (or 5-7-10 days
prior to Final Round)Round Two Case Study
Available
Month of October Presentations to Participating
Universities
Months of November and December Recruit Teams
January 16th Round One Case Study Available
on-line January 20th Valuation Seminar 630
830 p.m.Voice of America Learning Center
February 25, 2009 Conduct ROUND 2 Competition at
University of Cincinnati Tangeman University
Center Reception and Award Ceremony Immediately
Following Competition
  • TENTATIVE Exact Distribution Date
  • For Round 2 Case Study Not Yet Finalized

19
Feedback
  • Does the ACG Cincinnati Cup sound interesting to
    you?
  • Which department, class or club is likely to
    field teams?

20
ACG Cincinnati Cup
  • Contact information
  • Your individual school contact info here
  • Visit our Web site for more info
    www.acgincinnati.org
  • Thank you for your interest!

21
  • Thank You for the Opportunity
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