Target Innovation Challenge 2018

Event Date

Friday, April 20, 2018 -
12:30pm to 4:00pm


McClelland Hall - Rm 201

Target Innovation Challenge

The Challenge

Eller students are invited to take the Target Innovation Challenge to step into the shoes of a retail executive and learn about innovating, strategizing, and branding for an omni-channel retailer.

When is the challenge?

  • Friday, April 20
  • 12:30 – 4 p.m.
  • McClelland Hall, Room 201

How it Works

  • Students form groups of three, or four participants
  • Target team members will present the teams with background information about Target and about the case.
  • Students will be given 1 hour to work with their teams to come up with suggested solutions and put together an 8 minute presentation.
  • All teams must bring at least one laptop to create a presentation along with a USB thumb drive.
  • Target representatives will be available to answer questions and provide guidance.
  • Students' work will be judged by Target employees during final presentations
  • The top two teams will be awarded scholarships (Scholarships are subject to the approval of Financial Aid Office)

The Presentation

The presentation portion of the Challenge will include 8 minutes for the team's presentation followed by 2 minutes of question and answer with judges. Students will be judged based on their presentation skills and quality of proposed solutions.


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