DESCRIPTION

The Fresh Connection is a web-based value chain management learning environment, built in a cross-functional business simulation. In teams of 4, participants are challenged to make the company profitable again by obtaining the highest ROI for The Fresh Connection, a virtual producer of fruit juices. The competition is designed for MBA or pre-final year students of Business Schools & Universities of Applied Sciences. Manage the supply chain in The Fresh Connection APICS Global Student Challenge, win a free trip to Las Vegas & compete for a total of $ 5,000 in cash prizes!

 

Are you interested in supply chain management? The Fresh Connection APICS Global Student Challenge is the ultimate way to show your skills and compete globally against other business school and university teams. Manage the supply chain in The Fresh Connection APICS Global Student Challenge, win a free trip to Las Vegas and compete for a total of $ 5,000 in cash prizes!

  

WHAT IS THE CHALLENGE?

The Fresh Connection is a virtual producer of fruit juices that delivers to retail channels. The company is in trouble and suffering severe losses. Can your team make this company profitable again? Four participants are assigned as a new management team in realizing the highest possible Return on Investment (ROI) by taking up the following roles:

Vice President Purchasing
Vice President Operations
Vice President Sales
Vice President Supply Chain

The competition is designed for fulltime (MBA) or pre-final year students of Business Schools, Universities and Universities of Applied Sciences.

 

WHAT ARE THE PRIZES?

The winner of each continent gets a free trip (& stay) to the finals in Las Vegas (US) and competes for a total of $ 5,000 in cash prizes!

 

WHAT ARE THE TEAM ADMISSION CRITERIA?

  • The team must be endorsed by a teacher of their institution
  • The team consist of 4 full-time students 
  • Participating students have less than 4 years of working experience
  • Undergraduate students must be in their last two years of study

  

For more information and registration go to www.tfcstudentchallenge.org