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WSU business school gets ready for finals week with friendly competition between students, faculty and alumni

April 9, 2014

WHAT: Biz Olympics, sponsored by the Wayne State University Business Student Senate and the School of Business Administration Alumni Association

WHEN: Noon to 6 p.m. Saturday, April 12

WHERE: Prentis Building Fishbowl, Wayne State University, 5201 Cass Avenue, Detroit, MI 48202

MORE INFO: The first-ever Biz Olympics will feature teams of five to seven students, faculty and/or alumni competing in Field Day-style events with a professional twist. Events include:

  • Pitch contest modeled after the show Shark Tank
  • Obstacle course featuring office chair racing, tying ties and a three-legged race
  • Mock interviews where students are given a short time to prepare for and then sell themselves in an interview with an outdated resume that includes grammatical errors
  • Scavenger hunt 
  • Jeopardy!-style trivia contest

Wayne State University is a premier urban research institution offering more than 370 academic programs through 13 schools and colleges to nearly 28,000 students.