High School Business Pentathlon | Gordon S. Lang School of Business and Economics

High School Business Pentathlon

University of Guelph's Business Pentathlon

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Sponsored by:

CPA Ontario


Want to try something new and experience business at U of G?

The University of Guelph's Business Pentathlon is a unique challenge designed specifically for Ontario high school students. You will compete in 5 fun and challenging business focused events, testing your business knowledge, communication and leadership skills.

The Pentathlon is run by a passionate group of senior level U of G business students, who want you to experience life at U of G.

Compete in five fun and challenging business events:


Biz Quiz

Biz Quiz is a comprehensive game show style activity, utilizing the methods and knowledge from our first-year business course. Students will be in groups of four answering key business questions to further their learning and prepare them for future success. Quiz topics will be provided in advance.

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Triple Bottom Line

In groups of 4, students will be asked to analyze a case related to a specific ethical dilemma, using the people, planet and profit framework. Each team will then have the opportunity to present their findings to a panel of judges.

Sponsored by:

Neighbourhood Group

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Gryph Tank

Students will be given an issue which they must solve by creating a new product and pitching it to the Gryphons'. Pre-work will be included for this event.

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  real world communications

Business 4 Good

Business 4 Good will be an opportunity for high school students to gain knowledge about the different components of business while building their ability to solve the United Nations' Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) for 2025.

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Team Building

Students will work together to build a structure, and the tallest structure wins! Expect the unexpected!.

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Event Details

When: May 9, 2019

Where: University of Guelph

Grades: This event is exclusively for students in grades 9 to 12.

Cost: $10 per student

Registration for 2019 Business Pentathlon is now closed.


Contact Sara Reynen (sreynen@uoguelph.ca).