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Screening Round The Screening Round takes place online, and is the first major hurdle for students participating in the Business Plan Competition. Student teams submit their business plan executive summaries online.
Over the course of a weekend, each business plan executive summary is read and scored by eight to ten judges who are encouraged to provide written feedback for students.
After the Screening Round, an announcement of teams advancing to the Investment Round is sent via email.
Please also review the submission checklist. Scoring based on 1 lowest to 5 highestwith 3 being of the caliber to advance to the next round Overall Impression of the Executive Summary Does the summary adequately describe the idea — does the idea make sense?
Has the team adequately described the pain in the marketplace? Do you believe the team has presented a feasible solution?
Is the summary well written and succinct? Does the summary create excitement? Management team Does this management team have the skills required to execute the plan?
Does this team have the experience to lead a new venture? Market opportunity Have they adequately described the market and economic opportunity? Have they clearly stated their value proposition?
Is it a viable model? Competitive strategy Has the team completely analyzed its competitive space? Does the team have an adequate strategy for defending their market position? Go to market strategy Is it clear how the company will reach its initial customer? Does the summary clearly identify a sales strategy?
Is the distribution plan clearly defined and reasonable? Has the company booked any revenue? Financials Are the financials consistent with the overall plan?PULLMAN, Wash. – Over the weekend, WSU’s top 24 student venture teams displayed their innovative products and services at the 15th Annual Business Plan Competition hosted by the Carson College of Business, with the top team pulling in a cool $15, You just logged out of but your session was created attheheels.com may terminate your portal session by logging out of, or by clicking the button below.
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The WSU College of Business, Business Plan Competition was developed to give student entrepreneurs and future business owners the opportunity to practice business in a real-world setting, showcase their business acumen and network with industry professionals.
“The business plan competition was a great experience. Peter knew that I was working on an MBA and asked me to join the team.” Nenninger completed his MBA at . A business plan is the result of thoroughly investigating your industry, your market, your product, your financial situation and your proposed organization.