Four members of Missouri State’s chapter of Phi Beta Lambda competed and placed at the Phi Beta Lambda National Leadership Conference. Two competitors took home first place. Nationals took place June 24 – 27, 2017 in Anaheim, California.
Congratulations to the following students on their victories:
- Kerri Young – 1st place: Sports Management and Marketing
- Sports Management and Marketing is an objective test that incorporates topics from economics of sports to sports management history.
- Jacob Auten – 1st place: Organizational Behavior and Leadership
- Organizational Behavior and Leadership is an objective test that incorporates topics from conceptual and problem solving skills to global perspectives in organizations.
- Bradley Wyman and Cameron Smith – 6th place: Marketing Analysis and Decision Making
- Marketing Analysis and Decision Making is a team event that consist of two parts: an objective test and a presentation. The objective test is administered at National Leadership Conference where the top 15 teams move onto finals. Teams are given 10 minutes to prepare a marketing mix for a company and then present to judges.
In order to qualify for National Competition, each competitor had to finish in the top 2 at state competition. At nationals, each competitor had to compete in preliminary round to qualify for finals.
Other students competing at Nationals were Cameron Smith and Devin Smith in Business Ethics and Kamran Choudhry in Macroeconomics.
Phi Beta Lambda is a nonprofit education association preparing students for careers that encompasses leadership conferences, state and national competitions with categories ranging from contemporary sports issues to web design and everything in between.