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The largest “Financial Case Study Competition” Launching Across Universities in Lebanon

Posted on March 14, 2016 8:30 am;

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15 March 2016, Beirut - Lebanon: The Faculty of Business Administration and Economics at Notre Dame

University - Louaize (NDU) is organizing the first 2016 Inter-Universities Finance Competition in Lebanon. It has

joined forces with Morgan International, the Institute of Management Accountants (IMA) and Wiley and Sons to

offer senior finance students from various institutions across Lebanon the opportunity to display their strength

and knowledge in areas of finance and risk management in the first inter-university competition taking place on

20 April 2016.


Students from The American University of Beirut (AUB), Lebanese American University (LAU), Holy Spirit

University of Kaslik (USEK), University of Balamand, Middle East University (MEU) along with NDU students will

be given the opportunity to publicly answer questions and participate in a case study competition from a

selection of topics related to Corporate Finance, Investment and Risk Management. The selected teams will be

judged on their aptitude, strong knowledge base in key areas along with their forward thinking abilities and

presentation skills. The competing teams will be judged on Wednesday 20 April 2016 at 14:00 at Issam Fares

Conference Hall, NDU Main Campus, with the winning team taking out the following prizes:

  •  A full scholarship on a CMA live course, courtesy of Morgan International. All other participating team

members will receive a 20% discount on a live course of their choice

  • Full scholarships on IMA memberships, entrance fee and the two CMA exams, courtesy of the Institute

of Management Accountants

  •  Complimentary CMA Review material, courtesy of Wiley & Sons


“We are delighted to be involved in this first-of-its-kind case study competition with our partners, Notre-Dame

University, IMA and Wiley along with a host of esteemed universities. Morgan International has long been a

supporter and advocate of the accounting and finance profession, empowering finance and business graduates

at all levels and encouraging them to think about their future by helping them develop much-needed skills to

fulfill their career potential. This is what this competition aims to deliver”, said Mr. Fadi Ganni, Chairman and

Founder of Morgan International.


“The Department of Accounting and Finance is proud to organize the first Inter-Universities Finance

Competition in collaboration with the leading universities in Lebanon and under the sponsorship of the most

refined institutions that commandingly and superiorly served the Finance profession (Morgan, IMA and Wiley).

The main objective of this competition being the stimulation of our students to give the best of what they have

learned”, said Dr Viviane Naimy, Chairperson of the Department of Accounting and Finance at Notre Dame

University, Louaize.


The case competition is set to plant the seeds to heighten awareness and recognition in the areas of finance and

management accounting. This will also mark a very important collaboration that will set the pace for future

projects and give the opportunity to more students to learn, benefit and grow.


About NDU

As a Catholic institution inspired by the cultural and spiritual heritage of the Maronite Order of the Holy Virgin

Mary, Notre Dame University-Louaize (NDU) seeks to provide comprehensive quality education that fosters

excellence in scholarship, lifelong learning, enlightened citizenship, human solidarity, moral integrity, and belief

in God. In designing its curricula, NDU is committed to the philosophy and standards of the American model of

liberal arts education. Conceiving itself as an authentic academic community, NDU promotes diversity, respect

for human dignity and rights, and concern for the common good. Its profound aspiration is to prepare its

students to be future leaders who can exercise reason upon knowledge and shape a world of truth, justice, love,

and freedom. Fore more information, please visit: www.ndu.edu.lb.


About Morgan International

While certification in and of itself is pivotal, selecting the ideal source for training is also key. Morgan

International represents leading international institutions and covers a wide range of programs for designations

in Accounting, Auditing, Finance, Logistics, Marketing, Human Resources and Facility Management. First

established in 1995, Morgan extended its presence across 34 locations worldwide in just over a decade and

services thousands of candidates per year for the following programs: CPA, CFA®, CMA, CIA®, ACCA, DipIFR,

FP&A, IFRS, FFAC, CSCP, SHRM-CP, SHRM-SCP, FMP®, PCM and PDDM (including workshops and in-house

training). For more information, please visit: www.morganintl.com


About Wiley

Wiley is one of the most respected educational providers in the world having published 450 Nobel laureates in

every Nobel prize category – and a leader in Business, Finance and Accounting as well as Test Prep where our

study materials have helped over 500,000 candidates study for and pass accounting and finance exams as well

as many others. So you can be assured of our quality, integrity and support. For more information, please visit:



About IMA® (Institute of Management Accountants)

IMA®, the association of accountants and financial professionals in business, is one of the largest and most

respected associations focused exclusively on advancing the management accounting profession. Globally, IMA

supports the profession through research, the CMA® (Certified Management Accountant) program, continuing

education, networking and advocacy of the highest ethical business practices. IMA has a global network of more

than 80,000 members in 140 countries and 300 professional and student chapters. Headquartered in Montvale,

N.J., USA, IMA provides localized services through its four global regions: The Americas, Asia/Pacific, Europe, and

Middle East/Africa. For more information about IMA, please visit www.imamiddleeast.org

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