GBSN has partnered with the Global
Management Challenge USA to offer three
US member schools a fantastic opportunity to get involved in a high profile, globally
recognized competition with real educational benefits and serious credibility
in the private sector.
"20% of our
entire annual graduate intake comes directly from participation in the Global Management
José Galamba de Oliveira, President (Division), Accenture
Interested? Get a team of 3 to 5 people (anyone affiliated with a
US-based GBSN Member School is welcome to apply) and submit their names to me
at firstname.lastname@example.org by
December 7th. We only have three sponsorships available, so get your
teams together today!
The Challenge registration deadline is January 16, 2013.
Not sure if this is for you? There is a free trial of the challenge
starting at the end of October (Deadline to Register: Oct. 28th). Click here to
Are you based outside
the US? Check out www.worldgmc.com for information on the
Challenge in your country. Current
countries participating include:
Angola, Australia, Belarus, Belgium, Benin, Brazil, Burkina Faso,
Cameroon,Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, France, Ghana,
Germany,Greece,Hong Kong SAR (China),India, Italy, Ivory
Coast, Latvia, Macao SAR (China), Mali, Mexico, Mozambique, Niger, Nigeria,
People's Republic of China, Poland, Portugal, Puerto Rico, Romania,Russia,
Senegal, Singapore,Slovak Republic, Spain, Togo, Turkey, Ukraine, United
States of America and Venezuela.
What is the Global Management Challenge?
The Global Management Challenge is the world’s largest strategy and management
simulation competition, operating since the late 1970s and currently in over 40
countries. It consists of a strategy and management online-based simulation in
which each team runs a virtual company, with the objective of finishing with
the highest company share price on the simulated stock exchange. Teams of 3 to 5
persons are formed and compete by taking decisions in the areas of marketing,
sales, production, human resources, finance, research and development, knowing
that the other competing teams are operating in the same market and selling the
For more information, as well as deadlines for registration, please visit http://www.usamanagementchallenge.com/
Challenge did not only expose us to practical knowledge in finance, human
resource, operations management and marketing, it also revealed in us our true
behavior in stressful moments and indirectly taught us qualities we hardly
understood like tolerance, teamwork and having an eye for detail. It is closest
to the ultimate test for a well rounded manager."
-Kwabena Ankomah-Kwakye, MBA Candidate (Team Bizessence, Global Management Challenge