CUEB Teams Pocket First and Second Prizes in the Global Management Challenge(GMC)
Recently, team “Onmyoji from Huaxiang” won the first prize in the national final of Global Management Challenge (GMC). The team members were a senior Luo Yingda and juniors Zhang Zhe, Wei Zichun, Qian Ying and Tan Yuchen from CUEB School of Business Administration(SBA). Team “King of Saiou” won the second prize with sophomores Shi Danya, Peng Shengxuan, Liu Jing and Dong Jiahui from SBA and Fan Xing from School of Economics. The second prize also went to another CUEB team with sophomores Liu Chenxin, Zhao Weiye, Dang Bo, Zhang Fan and Zhang Yuyi from SBA. 18 CUEB teams won the national third prizes and CUEB won the Best Organization Award.
The 37th GMC started registration in October 2016 and lasted 5 months. Coached by Lin Li and XuLide, teachers from CUEB school of Business Administration, and coordinated by the Business Administration Association, 95 teams with 175 students in total, covering 15 schools, participated in the competition. Compared to last year, participators increased by 29.6% and four more teams were shortlisted as compared to 17 teams last year. Among all competitors, those from School of Business Administration, School of Finance and School of Accounting took up 42%, 16.67% and 14.21% respectively. As for the ratio of participators of different grades, the trend continued that sophomore and junior students remained the pillars while freshmen and fresh graduate students were keen to participate.
As the major organizer of CUEB GMC, School of Business Administration has, over the past 8 years, been striving and innovating to cultivate business talents with practical skill sets. Each year many training sessions were held by SBA to keep competitors updated with timely and accurate information and to answerstudents’ questionswith help from teachers. In year 2016, the Business Administration Association of SBA also arranged group discussions and Q&As to make the session more targeted.
In October 2016, the briefing and the first training session of the 2016 GMC kicked off in the 8th Multi-function Room of Boxue Building. In November 2016, summing-up meeting of the first GMC warm-up match and the 2nd training session was held in the 1st Multi-function Room of Boxue Building. On November 26th 2016, the Business Administration Association held the 2015 GMC sharing session and the tryout for semifinal at Minxing Building where all short listed teams ran neck-to-neck for the semifinal fund providedby CUEB.