MBSC 2025: February 4 – 8

The McDonough Business Strategy Challenge (MBSC) is a non-profit case consulting competition organized by Georgetown University. The MBSC is also the nation’s largest undergraduate non-profit case competition.


A very warm thank you to our 20th MBSC sponsor, PNC!


The 20th Annual McDonough Business Strategy Challenge is sponsored by PNC. We are very happy and proud to be partnering with them and will strive to put on a wonderful 20th MBSC for everyone — participants, judges, organizers, and sponsors — to remember.



About Our Team

The McDonough Business Strategy Challenge team (MBSC) is an undergraduate student organization in the McDonough School of Business. The MBSC team organizes the case competition in tandem with the McDonough Undergraduate Program Office.


The Competition

Competitive. Strategic. Global.
The McDonough Business Strategy Challenge (MBSC) is unique among case competitions, drawing cases from non-profit companies. Refer to our past cases page for more information.

Past Cases


The MBSC has worked with a variety of non-profit businesses since our inception in 2005. Although our clients have ranged in size and industry, we are committed to providing innovative solutions that are unique and sustainable for our clients.

The World Can Be Yours.

The McDonough Business Strategy Challenge seeks to bring together teams from undergraduate universities from all around the world. The teams engage in a week-long competition during which they come up with unique and sustainable solutions to the client’s problems.

All of this is rendered possible due to the generous support of the McDonough Undergraduate Program Office and our corporate sponsors.

Interested in sponsoring the competition?
Email us at mbsc@georgetown.edu!


“Well organized event. Georgetown University were excellent hosts and our students gained a great deal from participating in this competition. Thank you to all who worked so hard to put this together and conduct the competition.”

“Overall very well-organized! I especially like the advisors’ tour of the client site and the recording of the presentations!”