Energy in Emerging Markets Case Competition (EEMCC) 2020 schedule:


Team Formation and Registration 


Teams are to be composed of a minimum of three (3) to a maximum of five (5) full-time graduate students.  A minimum of one (1) MBA student per team is required.  All team members must represent the same university. 


EEMCC organizers will prepare resume books for all the judges and sponsors. Resumes are submitted through the online team registration form. 


Team registration opens August 21 and closes September 6, 11:59 p.m. EDT. No late registrations will be accepted. 

Case Release 


The case will be distributed to all registered team members by email on Monday, September 7.  The case will include data provided by our case partner and several questions posed to address current challenges for their business. 


Round 1 – Open Entry 

Monday, Sept. 7 – Monday, Sept. 28 


Competing teams will have three (3) weeks to formulate their solution to the case challenge.  Submissions will be scored blindly according to a grading rubric and assigned points. The 15 highest-scoring teams will move on to Round 2. 


Round 2 Finalists Announced: Monday, Oct. 5 

Round 2 – Video Submission

Monday, Oct. 5 -- Sunday, Oct. 25

Online Submission -- Teams selected to compete in Round 2 will have the opportunity to submit their video submissions electronically by October 25. The submission will be in the form of a video presentation; details regarding the format and content will be shared in the documentation for Round 2. The submissions will be sent to judges and judged blindly on a defined rubric and assigned points.  


Competition Day -- The top 5 teams will be announced on November 6. The top 5 will then be asked to meet with the judges for a question/answer session on November 9. This session will be held online and each team will be given 15 minutes with the judges to answer questions in person.  


Winners Announcement -- The winner and runners-up will be announced during the Power Hour on November 11. This session will include current students, Duke alumni and sponsors who will be available for networking post announcement.



All teams are also welcome to attend the Duke University Energy Conference on November 11.

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