Our chapter is looking for students to contribute their time, skills, dedication and more to our first Competitions Committee. In the past year, the Theta Omicron chapter of Beta Alpha Psi has competed in the Best Practices Competition and took 2nd place at Regionals, in addition to winning the Gold Chapter Award at Nationals.
This year, our organization is seeking to expand the opportunity to compete on behalf of Beta Alpha Psi at UNLV to all of our members. The purpose of this committee is to promote involvement within the chapter. As a part of this committee, selected students will meet in teams to propose and implement events and give presentations/reports on the outcomes. Below is the list of Competitions that Beta Alpha Psi has the opportunity to compete regionally and internationally.
For additional information please contact Jesika Herrera at President@unlvbap.org.
Sponsored by Deloitte
Deadline for ALL abstracts: January 26, 2018 by 4 pm CST
Best practices are activities created and completed by a chapter to further specific goals identified by the board of directors of Beta Alpha Psi and by Deloitte LLP (Deloitte). These activities exemplify the spirit and purpose of Beta Alpha Psi and, if applicable, allow other chapters to emulate those activities.
2018 Best Practices Topics:
Launching into the Next Century
Branding your Chapter
This competition requires creating an abstract for a presentation and creating a presentation on the 3 different Best Practices Topics. Those interested in presenting may go on to compete at Regionals in Sacramento.
Beta Alpha Psi Ethics Award
Sponsored by Grant Thornton
Deadline: December 1, 2017 – First Abstract & May 1, 2018 – Final written summary.
The Ethics Award seeks to encourage the members of Beta Alpha Psi and their communities to develop a solid ethical foundation and to empower them to act on these principles no matter the situation faced. Grant Thornton is proud to sponsor the Beta Alpha Psi Ethics award with up to $20,000 awarded annually.
This Competition requires submitting an abstract for a proposed project. Selected chapters will receive $1,000 to implement the project/event and a final report must be submitted. Winners will be announced at Nationals in Seattle.
Beta Alpha Psi Inclusive Leadership Award
Sponsored by: EY
Deadline: December 1, 2017 – First Abstract & May 1, 2017 – Summary of Results
At EY, we’re truly committed to building a better working world for our people, our clients, and our communities. And building a better working world begins with helping our people realize their potential as individuals.
We put enormous thought and effort into making EY a leader in our industry, and one of the most important components of that is a diverse, inclusive environment that respects all people — and everything they bring to the table. We believe that when differences are celebrated, talented people from all backgrounds have the chance to develop, advance and make more meaningful contributions to our clients and our culture.
At EY, all of our people know how to seek and integrate diverse perspectives to create high performing teams that deliver exceptional client service. Our success, and the success of our clients, depends on it.
Are you an inclusive leader?
Success in today’s global marketplace means you need to be able to think, learn and act inclusively. Are you ready to help us build a better working world by leveraging the power of diverse perspectives?
This is your chance to show us you can make a meaningful impact by enhancing diversity and leading inclusively!
This competition requires writing a written proposal outlining why developing inclusive leaders is important to the chapter and a detailed strategy outlining how they will enhance diversity in their chapters. A final report summarizing the results should be submitted.
Gold Challenge Competition
Sponsored by: KPMG
Deadline: May 31, 11:59PM EDT
Beta Alpha Psi recognizes that many chapters often go above and beyond what is required to become a Superior Chapter. In an effort to reward these chapters, The KPMG Foundation sponsors the KPMG Gold Challenge Competition. The competition lets BAP students put their multimedia skills to use by creating a 5-minute video that explains and/or demonstrates why their chapter deserves the award or why a top student would want to become part of the BAP organization.
This competition requires planning and creating a 5 minute video highlighting the unique events to show why we are beyond a superior chapter.
Project Run With It
Sponsored by Moss-Adams
Deadline: May 1, 2018 at 11:59PM EDT
Project Run with It (PRWI) furthers the community service component of Beta Alpha Psi and provides members/candidates with an opportunity to engage in a real-world consulting project.
PRWI 2017 will involve 72 BAP student representatives working together during the annual meeting to develop solutions to real-life business problems of actual not-for-profit (NFP) organizations located in the Orange County, California. Working in eighteen teams of four, the students will have the equivalent of one and half working days to develop a formal presentation showcasing their solution to the business issues presented by the NFPs in their request for proposal for consulting services. Prior to the annual meeting, the NFP organizations will provide background information and will be on site Wednesday evening to answer the participating students' questions.