|Sept 13||New Scholar Welcome|
|Sept 20||Kick Off Event|
|Oct 8||Team Building Event|
|Nov 1||Mentor-Mentee Kick Off|
|Nov 12||Case Competition training|
|Dec TBD||Community service project|
|Jan 28||Leadership development|
Generously sponsored by the OU Credit Union
International Collegiate Business Strategy Competition
End of year celebration
Business Scholars Program
The program centers on competency development and has four unique components that significantly influence the students in the Scholars Program.
- Leadership Development
- Case Competitions
- Mentor/Mentee Relationship
- Community Involvement
To apply to the program, students must:
- Be a business major
- Have a cumulative grade-point-average of at least a 3.4
- Submit a completed application with a faculty letter of reference
- Undergraduate Scholars Leadership Application
Annual challenge course team building event
Scholars work in teams (lead by senior-level students) to analyze and present a solution to a specific business challenge to a panel of faculty and business professional judges. Prizes are awarded to the winning team. Previous prizes have included tuition credit, iPads and Microsoft Surfaces)
September 2, 2015
Students in OU's Business Scholars program gain real-world experience through leadership development, community service, case competitions and working with mentors.
April 27, 2015
Business Scholars place first for Best Overall Performance and for Best Documents at the 51st International Collegiate Business Strategy Competition.
March 10, 2015
Business Scholars team challenged to help a new carbonated drink manufacturer devise viable solution to compete with Coca-Cola and Pepsi.