What’s Your Big Idea? Business Plan Competition

2019 Schedule


December 15Deadline to Submit Online Intent to Compete Form


January 10Big Idea Business Plan Mixer & Mandatory Orientation Meeting
First meeting of Business Plan Lab
January 11Registration Deadline to Enroll in Business Plan Lab for course credit
January 17Business Plan Lab: What and Why of a Business Plan
January 24Business Plan Lab: Section I of Plan
January 31Business Plan Lab: Section II of Plan
February 7Business Plan Lab: Section III of Plan
February 7Submit Business Plan Model (2-3 pages)
February 14Business Plan Lab: More on Section III of Plan
February 21Business Plan Lab: Section IV of Plan
February 28No class - Individual Plan Reviews
March 4Spring Break (no class)
March 14Business Plan Lab: Section V of Plan
March 21Initial Draft of Business Plan Deadline
Business Plan Lab: Section VI of Plan
March 25-29 Individual Feedback Meetings on Initial Draft
March 28Business Plan Lab: Section VII of Plan
April 4 Business Plan Lab: Section XI of Plan
April 9Final Draft of Business Plan Deadline
April 11Business Plan Lab: More on Section XI of Plan – Help Session
April 12Top 16 Semi-Finalists Announced
April 18Business Plan Lab: Sections VIII, IX, X of Plan
April 19Semi-Finalist Revised Business Plans Due by Noon
April 25Semi-Finals: Top Sixteen Teams Present
April 26Finals: Top Four Teams Present