NORTHFIELD, Vt. —Norwich University announced today that it will host its second annual Amazon Web Services (AWS) Business Case Competition. The event, which is presented by the Norwich University School of Business, will take place on March 30, 2023, where teams of Norwich students will compete and present their work to a panel of judges featuring representatives from AWS.
This year’s AWS Business Case will focus on Autonomous Vehicles, Electric Vehicles and Sustainability within Automotive Manufacturing.
Winners will be announced at a formal awards ceremony that will take place on the Norwich campus at the Plumley Armory from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., featuring a keynote presentation by Lieutenant Governor of the State of Vermont, David Zuckerman, as well as remarks from AWS Director of Professional Services for Industrials and Norwich class of ‘94 graduate, Jon Allen.
Nearly 100 students across 23 different interdisciplinary teams will receive a business case study challenge ahead of competition day. On March 30, each team will present its solution to the challenge for final rankings before a panel of judges. This year’s competitors will consist of students from Norwich’s undergraduate programs, including management; accounting; international business; engineering; computer security and information assurance; psychology; history; nursing; and studies in war and peace.
The Amazon Web Services (AWS) Business Case Competition is part of the company’s commitment to provide access to cloud computing and technical skills training to the military community. For Vermont’s Lieutenant Governor David Zuckerman, this type of collaborative partnership is what the next generation of business professionals can benefit from the most in the days ahead.
“I look forward to seeing the results of the students’ work to meet this challenge. Such platforms can present real opportunities for utilizing the cloud within the military community,” Remarked Zuckerman. “The opportunities that a competition of this caliber offers for the students at Norwich University are priceless, and I’m happy to be a part of this year’s event.”
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