Global Management Challenge is an innovative way to develop the knowledge and skills of our employees It is also an opportunity to discover management potential among young talents.
Student Championship consists of 4 Rounds followed by National Finals.
Students Teams will compete against each other in a multi-round format, with the best teams progressing to the next rounds. The 1st Round of the Competition is called Qualification Round (Participation is Free) which allows students to get friendly with the platform, without any impact on their performance in the competition.
The complete format of the competition will be as follows:
• Qualification Round: The 1st Round is a testing round with an objective to identify best teams that are able to understand the simulator and bring results. Top 240 Teams from Qualification Round will be nominated for Round 1.
• Round 1: 240 Teams nominated from Qualification Round are divided in 40 Groups of 6 Teams each. Top 3 Teams from each Group will be nominated for Round 2.
• Round 2: 120 Teams nominated from Round 1 are divided in 20 Groups of 6 Teams each. Top 2 Teams from each Group will be nominated for Student Finals.
• Student Finals: 40 Best Teams nominated from Round 2 participate in Student Finals. Top 8 Teams from Student Finals will be nominated for GMC India National Finals.
At GMC India National Finals, teams will compete against Corporates, and the best team will have opportunity to represent India and compete at GMC International Finals for World Title.
More details on the competition are available on the website: https://gmcindia.in/student-championship/
In 2022 edition, GMC was participated by more than 3500 students featuring more than 920 Teams. IIM Ahmedabad was the best performing Institute with maximum nominations (2 Teams) to GMC India National Finals. Other Institutes with 1 Team each were – IIM Calcutta, IIM Kozhikode, IIM Nagpur, IIM Trichy, IIT Roorkee, MDI Murshidabad.
João Matoso Henriques, CEO of SDG, confesses that he is “very happy with the evolution of the competition in India, which began in the first year of Covid and has nevertheless grown every year. It is the third largest country in terms of number of teams, only surpassed by China and Russia”. He further explains that taking into account “its size and scale, India is a strategic market for the Global Management Challenge”.