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28 Mar 2014

MBA team: 3rd place in the GMC National Final

A team of MBA students from Grenoble Graduate School of Business (GGSB) finished 3rd in the French final of the Global Management Challenge (GMC) - the world's largest strategic management competition.

The Challenge

Every year, thousands of participants from over 40 countries compete in the GMC to create the most successful virtual company in the world, making it the largest international event based on business simulations.

The Global Management Challenge simulation is one of the highlights of the MBA core courses in Grenoble. In small teams MBAs compete in a complex management simulation against leading business and engineering schools, firstly in France followed by international play-offs in the final rounds.

Grenoble MBAs meet the challenge in 2014

The 3rd place winners’ team is named SMARTACUS and is composed of Jean Dumond (French), Rana Moussa (Canadian), Matthieu Huet (French), Brendan Pogue (Canadian) and Xiaoting Kou (Chinese).

Isabelle Chaboud, GGSB Professor in the AccountingFinance and Law department and GMC tutor said: “All of the GGSB teams have shown a high level of commitment and excellent analytical skills. Four teams had qualified for the French semi-finals. Thanks to their multicultural profiles and backgrounds, the SMARTACUS team has accomplished an amazing performance.”