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Global Management Challenge 2013 - Why UK Corporates Should Consider Partnering With GMC


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Global Management Challenge 2013 - Why UK Corporates Should Consider Partnering With GMC

  1. 1. 475,000+ EDIT 515 & SDG The Global Management Challenge simulator was PARTICIPANTS originally designed by and is still developed by Edit GLOBAL MANAGEMENT 515 Limited, a company formed by Lecturers in the1980 CHALLENGE BEGINS Operational Research Department of the University of Strathclyde. EDIT 515 and SDG are partners in developing and improving the simulator. Their aim 1ST INTERNATIONAL1983 EDITION is to ensure that it is always up-to-date, relevant and challenging, in order to meet the participating companies current needs and to keep up with the latest technology. 5 ACROSS 5 CONTINENTS 40+ Simulation created by: OVER Edit 515 Limited Countries across 5 continentsAFRICA ANGOLA, BENIN, BURKINA FASO, CAMEROON, CONGO-BRAZZAVILLE, GHANA,GUINEA-CONAKRY, IVORY COAST, MALI, MOZAMBIQUE, NIGER, NIGERIA, SENEGAL, TOGO UNITED KINGDOM 2013AMERICA BRAZIL, MEXICO, PUERTO RICO, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, VENEZUELAASIA HONG KONG SAR, INDIA, MACAU SAR, PEOPLES REPUBLIC OF CHINA, SINGAPORE, THAILANDEUROPE BELARUS, BELGIUM, CZECH REPUBLIC, DENMARK, FRANCE, GREECE, ITALY, LATVIA, POLAND,PORTUGAL, ROMANIA, RUSSIA, SLOVAKIA, SPAIN, TURKEY, UKRAINE, UNITED KINGDOM THE WORLD’S LARGEST INTERACTIVEOCEANIA AUSTRALIA STRATEGY & MANAGEMENT COMPETITION Present in over 40 countries on 5 continents, with over 475,000 alumni The new edition of the Global Management Challenge is now being launched in the UK Provides the opportunity for students & young executives to grow their business & entrepreneurial skills Allows sponsors to identify talented, committed and ambitious potential employees Excellent business and leadership training tool for existing employees Year Winning Country Host Take the Challenge! INTERNATIONAL 2011 Russia Ukraine FINALS 2010 Slovakia Macau 2009 Ukraine Russia ORGANISATIONS THAT HAVE PARTNERED WITH GLOBAL MANAGEMENT CHALLENGE INCLUDE 2008 Russia Portugal 2007 Macau Romania 2006 Czech Republic MacauFor more information contact Global Management Challenge LimitedMacfarlane Gray House Business Park RoadStirling FK7 7WT
  2. 2. UNITED KINGDOM 2013 WHY YOU SHOULD BECOME A PARTNER SUPPORT AND EVENTS Supporting GMC provides opportunities for the corporate business community to work together with talented university students who wish to participate in the challenge. Partners can use GMC as part of their strategic recruitment process. They will be able to identify potential recruits by working closely with the students throughout the whole GMC process and gain an insight into the potential ability, character and personality of the students in their teams, as well as evidence of their ability to work under pressure. Previous history shows that students actively embrace GMC with a real enthusiasm and desire to win, whilst gaining invaluable business experience and the opportunity to connect with progressive, dynamic businesses. Each editionTHE GLOBAL MANAGEMENT CHALLENGE CONSISTS OF A BUSINESS SIMULATION of GMC is also an opportunity to socialise, network, share experiences and make new contacts around the world.PLAYED OVER 7 MONTHS IN WHICH HUNDREDS OF TEAMS AROUND THE WORLDEACH MANAGE A COMPANY IN ORDER TO OBTAIN THE HIGHEST INVESTMENT Each team of 5 participants is named after the sponsoring company. After the initial Launch Events, there follows aPERFORMANCE IN A SIMULATED STOCK MARKET. period of ‘knock out’ rounds, culminating in a National Final. The winner of the National Final will go forward to represent the UK in the International Final, which is itself a unique and enriching experience.The Global Management Challenge is unique in that it allows participants to analyse economic andfinancial indicators, gain a broader view of the company, understand the interaction between differentfunctional areas and the impact that their decisions can have in an organisation, taking into account the BENEFITS PARTNERSHIPconditions of the market in which they compete and the need to maximise customer satisfaction. • Identify talented, committed and ambitious students as A Partner in the UK Global Management potential employees Challenge is entitled to: • Ongoing assessment and mentoring • Communicate culture and values • Support 15 teams • Unique PR within the university and college population • Deliver a company presentation at all • Broad media coverage Events (Launch and Finals as • Excellent employer branding appropriate)THE SCOTTISH GOVERNMENT • A company stand/marketing at all“The Scottish Government recognises the key role of entrepreneurship in delivering sustainable economic Eventsrecovery and growth. We are working with Scotland’s public, private and third sectors to support our • Media coverage wherever possibleentrepreneurs, allowing them to make the most of their talents.” • Logo and company profile on website“This venture not only provides opportunities for young Scots to grow their business and entrepreneurialskills but also has the potential to promote Scotland internationally as a nation which encouragesenterprise.” THE ROAD TO SUCCESSMichael RussellCabinet Secretary for Education and Lifelong Learning Portuguese partners SDG are nd International responsible for the organisation ofPRICEWATERHOUSECOOPERS st Round Final the Global Management Challenge"PwC is happy to be the partner of the GMC for the 10th successive year. Connecting people from different Round January & National April 2014 October & February Final worldwide and for running theworlds – corporate executives, students and professors in the context of a strategic challenge and enriching November 2014 March 2014 International Final.the experience and knowledge of everyone is what makes for the conditions of an exceptional human 2013adventure."Jean-Emmanuel CombesSenior Partner for Communication & Marketing Europe, PricewaterhouseCoopers The winner of the National Final will represent the UK in the International Final of the Global Management Challenge, played between the top teams in over 40 countries participating.WHY ACCENTURE GETS INVOLVED INTERNATIONAL NEWSThe Global Management Challenge has become a core part of Accenture’s worldwide recruitment strategy. CHINA WITH 2000 TEAMSThe company supports 40 student teams in Portugal and is involved with the game in three countries. The Global Management Challenge came to China 17 years ago and since then it has not stopped growing. SuccessNetworking events bring Accenture into contact with new customers from the major players in each sector. in Asia has been impressive, with the annual membership now in excess of 2,000 teams. RUSSIA AIMS TO REACH 3000 TEAMSSTAPLES SPONSORS STUDENT TEAMS The ambition of the organisers of the Global Management Challenge 2012 in Russia is reaching 15,000 participants,To make a contribution to the education and integration of young people in the business world are the main spread over 3,000 teams. The competition arrived in Russia six years ago and the growth achieved already is clearlyreasons for Staples to support teams of students in the Global Management Challenge. visible.