CES/CESEF Case Competition
The Canadian Evaluation Society (CES) and Canadian Evaluation Society Educational Fund (CESEF) jointly manage the Student Case Competition where French and English teams of three to five students compete to develop an evaluation framework and plan of a specially selected case is (available in English and French). Students from all disciplines and all levels of post-secondary study are welcome to participate. There is no limit to the number of teams from a given institution.
In the preliminary competition, all registered teams are provided internet access the evaluation case file. Teams have five hours to prepare an evaluation framework and plan and submit it by e-mail for judging by a bilingual panel of experts. The top three teams are invited to participate in a final round, held at the Canadian Evaluation Society's annual conference, in which they must analyse a new case and present findings and recommendations before a live audience.
The team that makes the best presentation takes possession of the Case Competition Trophy for a year, receives prizes and is given visibility in various publications.