Nevada Gold Mines (NGM) is a joint venture between Barrick and Newmont to create the single largest gold-producing complex in the world. Their mission is to be the world's most valued gold mining business by finding, developing, and owning the best assets, with the best people, to deliver sustainable returns for their owners and partners. NGM has teamed with the Lee Business School and the Department of Accounting in presenting a case competition to provide needed financial assistance to business students at UNLV, enhance public awareness and perceptions of the mining industry in Nevada, and increase students' understanding of career opportunities in the mining industry and with NGM.
Each team in the case competition must consist of four Lee Business School students, including at least two students majoring in Accounting and at least one student majoring in another Lee Business School discipline.
The winners of the NGM Case Competition will receive:
- 1st place: $5,000 scholarship per student
- 2nd place: $3,500 scholarship per student
- 3rd place: $2,000 scholarship per student
- 4th place: $1,000 scholarship per student