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Digitisation

GMC Poland business simulation creates employer branding and training benefits.

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The Global Management Challenge is the largest competition based on advanced business simulation, where teams of between three and five people compete by managing virtual companies.

It’s a unique opportunity for intensive managerial training and teambuilding. In Poland the competition is organised by BIGRAM. Over the years, 326 different employers and more than 20,000 participants have taken part in GMC national editions. This edition will be organised together with strategic partners Amazon and Avon. Warsaw Stock Exchange is the honorary patron.

The GMC simulation is appreciated by business and academic environment as it’s a very engaging and effective method of improving decision making and analytical skills. Student and managerial teams will have once get the opportunity to practice their managerial skills and test their potential. This mix of gamification and teamwork leads to spectacular results when it comes to developing skills and participants’ experiences.

Employers can submit their own company teams (made up of employees) as well as sponsor-chosen academic teams of young talents. For the upcoming edition, a dozen companies have already registered including: Grupa Żywiec, eService, Sealed Air, Amrest, Credit Agricole Bank Polska, Top Farms.

Building interdisciplinary corporate teams gives an opportunity to exchange knowledge between employees of different specialisation and departments. Each company can involve young talents, specialists and even managers to participate in the GMC. The helicopter view on the company allows team members to zoom out and broaden their business perspective.

Sponsoring academic teams is the best way to support the brightest and the most active students in expanding their hard and soft skills. Employer branding within gamification responds to the needs and interests of the young generation. By joining GMC Employers, you improve your visibility at campuses and gain natural ambassadors and potential employees. BIGRAM promotes the GMC at over 50 universities, recruit students that meet the desired profile of a perfect candidate. If you are looking for an effective and targeted employer branding GMC is the one. Students from the GMC are perfect candidates for fast-track internships or entry-level jobs.

The goal of all teams registered for the forthcoming 17th Polish GMC edition is to gain the highest investment performance for their virtual companies. Teams will plan and implement a development strategy, make dozens of operational decisions, confront the results and keep on managing their companies through the next decision cycles. The competition includes two on-line rounds (starting in November 2016), and a national final in Warsaw. The winning team will represent Poland at the GMC International Final in Qatar (April 2017). An additional prize is postgraduate studies at the Koźmiński University.

Registration is open until Tuesday 25 October. For more information please visit www.gmcpoland.pl

Organiser in Poland: BIGRAM
Honorary Patronage: Warsaw Stock Exchange
Strategic Partner: Amazon, Avon
Media patrons: Rzeczpospolita, Personel i Zarządzanie, My Company Polska, Think Tank
Cooperation: British Polish Chamber of Commerce, Koźmiński University, MarkaPracodawcy.pl , Forum Młodych Lewiatan

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