BLOOMINGTON, Ind. – Nearly 100 students representing 24 universities and colleges from across the country traveled to Indiana University Bloomington to compete Oct. 11-12 in the National Team Selling Competition at the Kelley School of Business.
Emerging as the winner of the rigorous, two-day sales competition was a team from the University of Richmond, followed by teams from the Kelley School and Michigan State University. Students competed for $6,000 in prize money.
The National Team Selling Competition provides participants with an opportunity to apply their classroom knowledge, experience, and skills toward a selling situation that is realistic and relevant in today’s market.
Teams were judged on their performance during two rounds of role-playing exercises, based on a hypothetical case involving a sports drink, outlined in a 15-page document that they received about two weeks before the competition. The top three finalists competed in the final round. (more…)