The Corporate Titan Challenge is an interactive computer simulation where teams compete against other local professionals to most effectively run a company. Teams make important decisions in price, production, marketing, R&D, capital investment and charitable giving as they work to maximize profits.
More than 50 teams from 25 different companies participated in the Junior Achievement of the Upper Midwest‘s 7th annual challenge, January 16, at General Mills headquarters in Golden Valley. The event raised $47,000 to provide JA programs to more than 1,500 students.
Three teams from the Full-time UST MBA competed, applying their experience with business simulation and management from the Full-time MBA program, while meeting and interacting with executives from major Twin Cities businesses. The UST MBA team of Jeff Hawkes, Adam Lawrence and John Sprain took home second prize.
Opus College of Business Dean Christopher Puto Ph.D. sponsored two high school educator teams from Moundsview and Edison.
JA Titan is part of JA’s high school curriculum. See for yourself how this sophisticated computer game can improve your business management skills by playing a practice game (sign in as a guest). Test your business acumen as you strategize to increase sales, react to the competition, try new business strategies and respond to changing market conditions.