Case In Point: Case Competition Why are business case competitions important? They teach future leaders how to translate classroom knowledge into positive results. Analyzing a situation, diagnosing a problem, formulating and presenting a recommendation, and gaining approval from executive leadership is one of the best processes you can learn in business school to ensure success. You are not only codifying textbook learning, you are also learning to incorporate it with teamwork, interpersonal communication, and influence. Experts Jason Rife, Kara Kravetz Cupoli, and Marc Cosentino share insight and tips in this must-have guide.