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Team Powerpoint Presentation for Threshold Business Competitor

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This is a Powerpoint Presentation made by myself and a group of mine in which we demonstrated how we won first place in the Threshold Business Competitor Simulation Game in GBUS 180.

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Team Powerpoint Presentation for Threshold Business Competitor

  1. 1. Company 3 (Blue Industry)<br />Managerial, Marketing and Financial Decisions of<br />Bilal Cheema, Andre Waldron, Christina Chiaffitella, Matt Albala<br />
  2. 2. corporate vision<br />
  3. 3. MISSiON STATEMENT<br />Our company sets forth to take a significant portion of market share within the plastic industry. Our customers will be highly satisfied with our cost effective strategy, our prices are moderate while still guaranteeing a sustainable product life. Incremental sales will prove quality along with efficiency. <br />
  4. 4. STRATEGIES<br />Emphasize high quality and low prices<br />Pursue a cost effective strategy <br />Cut overhead costs<br />Purchased raw materials in bulk at a 15% discount<br />Limited our spending <br />
  5. 5. Statement of goals<br />Become a leader in our industry<br />Capture 35% market share <br />Provide customer satisfaction with quality products at an affordable price<br />Establish an ethical work environment for our employees .<br />Focus on triple bottom line <br />
  6. 6. Quarter by quarter analysis<br />
  7. 7. Quarter 1 Decisions<br />Marketing Decisions<br />Market Research Decisions<br />Product Decisions<br />Finance Decisions<br />
  8. 8. QUARTER 1 Performance report<br />
  9. 9. Game to date 1 Performance report<br />
  10. 10. Quarter 2 Decisions<br />Marketing Decisions<br />Market Research Decisions<br />Product Decisions<br />Finance Decisions<br />
  11. 11. Quarter 2 performance report<br />
  12. 12. Game to Date 2 Performance report<br />
  13. 13. Quarter 3 Decisions<br />Marketing Decisions<br />Market Research Decisions<br />Product Decisions<br />Finance Decisions<br />
  14. 14. Quarter 3 performance report<br />
  15. 15. Game to date 3 performance report<br />
  16. 16. Quarter 4 Decisions<br />Marketing Decisions<br />Market Research Decisions<br />Product Decisions<br />Finance Decisions<br />
  17. 17. Quarter 4 performance report<br />
  18. 18. Game to date 4 performance report<br />
  19. 19. Quarter 5 Decisions<br />Marketing Decisions<br />Market Research Decisions<br />Product Decisions<br />Finance Decisions<br />
  20. 20. Quarter 5 performance report<br />
  21. 21. Game to date 5 performance report<br />
  22. 22. Quarter 6 Decisions<br />Marketing Decisions<br />Market Research Decisions<br />Product Decisions<br />Finance Decisions<br />
  23. 23. Quarter 6 performance report<br />
  24. 24. Game to date 6 performance report<br />
  25. 25. Quarter 7 Decisions<br />Marketing Decisions<br />Market Research Decisions<br />Product Decisions<br />Finance Decisions<br />
  26. 26. Quarter 7 performance report<br />
  27. 27. Game to date 7 performance report<br />
  28. 28. Quarter 8 Decisions<br />Marketing Decisions<br />Market Research Decisions<br />Product Decisions<br />Finance Decisions<br />
  29. 29. Quarter 8 performance report<br />
  30. 30. Game to date 8 performance report<br />
  31. 31. OUR PATH TO VICTORY<br />
  32. 32. Successful Strategic Moves<br />An Emphasis on Price and Quality.<br />Primary Focus on Market Research<br />Steady Increase in HR Development<br />$5000 increase in HR Development from Quarters 3-7.<br />Increased Labor Productivity<br />Price-Cutting Strategy for Final Three Quarters<br />Switch from Price Leader to Price Lagger. <br />Dramatic Increase in Sales and Net Income<br />
  33. 33. Successful Strategic Moves (Cont.)<br />Gradually Increased Marketing Expenditures<br />Significant Investment in Raw Materials<br />Bought 15,000 + Units of Raw Materials = 15% Quantity Discount<br />Paid off Mortgage Payment in Final Quarter<br />Decreased Total Assets, Boosted Return on Assets.<br />
  34. 34. OUR MISTAKES<br />Cut Human Resource Development by $3000 in 1st quarter.<br />Borrowed an unnecessary amount of money – 2nd quarter<br />Took too long to borrow plant capacity<br />Resulted in increased production costs.<br />
  35. 35. MAJOR CHALLENGES<br />Balancing act between devising a profitable strategy while limiting production costs<br />Price and quality decisions.<br />Plant Capacity Decisions<br />
  36. 36. MODEL OF CONSISTENCY<br />Never finished lower than 4th. <br />Finished 1st the last three weeks of competition.<br />
  37. 37. NET INCOME & SALES<br />
  38. 38. results of price-cutting strategy<br />
  39. 39. conclusion<br />
  40. 40. WHAT WOULD WE DO DIFFERENTLY?<br />Increased HR Development from the start.<br />Increased Plant Capacity gradually every quarter<br />Would Cut Production Costs<br />Invested more Cash in Short Term Investments<br />More Interest Income, Decreased Interest Expense<br />
  41. 41. What did We Learn?<br />The fundamentals of a sound business strategy<br />The importance of teamwork.<br />The difficulty of balancing critical company elements.<br />The importance of competitive intelligence.<br />How to implement a sustained competitive advantage.<br />

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