Grundfos paid for the three participants from each school (pictured above is our Rockhurst team in front of our 'tent' workspace) to stay in a hotel, and covered all of our meals for the two days. We were put in a room at 10 am on Thursday with the challenge information. We left the Grundfos headquarters in Olathe at 8 pm, where we returned to the hotel to continue working on the case. The following morning, the bus departed at 7:30 to return to Olathe, when we were given a few hours to do final changes and practicing on the case. Friday was full of presentations and stress about who were chosen as winners of the case. It was such an incredible opportunity to work with two other Rockhurst students on a particular issue and meet other business students from schools such as Fresno State, KU, Mizzou, Purdue, and K-State. Additionally, the number of Rockhurst alumni working for Grundfos was inspiring to see!
Friday afternoon, we found out that our group was in the top two and....
I AM GOING TO DENMARK FOR A WEEK IN MARCH-- ALL EXPENSES PAID BY GRUNDFOS!!!!!
Anyway- that's enough for tonight. I'm hoping to post the press release that will be coming out next week also!