Co-hosted by Toronto Chapter

The HRPA is pleased to announce its 3rd Annual Student Case Competition!  Back by popular demand, this one-day virtual event will engage the best and brightest upcoming HR leaders and professionals and challenge them to tackle real-life business and HR situations.
Register by February 19th, 2021.

This is a fantastic opportunity for students who want to: 

  • Apply their classroom knowledge to a real-life business scenario
  • Upgrade their resume with impressive and relevant experiences
  • Get valuable, constructive feedback directly from a panel of Senior HR Professionals

This virtual event will be held on March 20th, 2021.


What to expect:

Participating students will be presented with an HR business case on the day of the Case Competition. As a team, they will have 2 hours to read and analyze the case, develop a response strategy, and produce a 20-minute presentation with their team’s recommendations. A panel of judges, comprised of senior HR Professionals, will review and score the presentations based on a point system.

The top three teams with the strongest presentations will be awarded first, second, and third place prizes.

Eligibility criteria:

The HRPA Annual Student Case Competition is open to all students currently in their final year of a post-secondary HR program. This includes students working towards a:

• Diploma
• Undergraduate degree
• Master’s degree
• Postgraduate degree

Eligible students must be projected to graduate by August 2021.

How to register:

To participate in this event, please complete the Registration Form and submit to Toronto Chapter Student Committee at or Boski Verma at

For further information, contact

Each school will be responsible for selecting a single team consisting of up to 5 HR students, who will then represent them in the competition.

There are no registration fees required.

Deadline to submit your registration is Friday, February 19th, 2021 by 5pm.




Past Student Case Competitions:

Unfortunately, due to COVID19 the event was cancelled for 2020.

HRPA held its first Annual HR Student Case Competition on Saturday, March 23rd, hosted by the Toronto Chapter at George Brown College.  The Case Competition brought together enthusiastic students who flexed their knowledge by applying it to real scenarios brought forward from the following eight Ontario Universities and Colleges: Centennial College, George Brown College, McMaster University, Ryerson University, Seneca College, Sheridan College, University of Windsor, and Wilfrid Laurier University.

Congratulations to all the following 2019 HR Student Case Competition winners:

1st place: University of Windsor 

Represented by: Emily Katherine Teetzel, Samantha Marasco de Man, Lindsay Ye and Rashed Bin Najib. Congratulations on this great achievement!

2nd place: Wilfrid Laurier University

Represented by: Dina Gjaferi, Shaylyn Keyes, Marnie McCormac, Julie Ya, and Anakin (Yu-Le) Zhou.

3rd place: Centennial College

Represented by: Levie Marilao, Patrick Jeanes, Maria Dyan Jennica Camanag, Shermaine Confesor, and Ha Chan Nhu (Naomi) Troung.