Online Competition: Makes you experience management "live"
In the global MARGA Online Competition the participants compete as a management team and run a simulated company - web-based, self-directed and independent of location. During the business simulation they experience sophisticated distance learning, accompanied by comprehensive tutoring. They position the products and services in the market and manage business processes in direct competition. Only four of the teams taking part in the Online Competition reach the live final at Schloss Gracht.
LEARN TO WIN – Learning for success
MARGA is an active management training. The participants of this online business simulation get to know economic interrelationships and implement them in practical management decision making. In this context, the learning content is used in making well-founded decisions and therefore has a specific use. In the MARGA Online Competition, as in reality, know-how and team performance is the key to success.
Online Competition at a glance
What: Teams participate via the Internet in the open MARGA Online Competition. Here, they take part in an exciting competition against other companies – right up to the final at Schloss Gracht, to which only the best four teams are invited.
Who: Trainees and aspiring managers, but also experienced managers with or without prior management knowledge. More about the target groups
When: The MARGA Online Competition starts each year in November.
How: Participation is only possible in teams- comprising up to six persons.
Duration: The competition takes six months and the required time is approximately two to three hours per week.
Price: 2,960 € per teamRegister now!
Sequence of the Online Competition:
Test round: Warming up phase
The participants familiarize themselves with the contents and the MARGA learning environment and make their first test decisions on a 14-day basis. The target of the test round is not profitability but to find out the customer preferences. Thus the teams will be able to make target-oriented marketing decisions during the main round.
Main round: From now on every moment counts
Develop stratgeies and implement them in six periods, optimize your teamwork, correct analysis, and make decisions that promise success every 14 days.
At the end of the main round there will be four finalist teams.
The final at Schloss Gracht: The goal is insight
From the four best teams the MARGA Champions will be ascertained. Three of the five final periods will be online as usual, the last two periods will take place at the great live final at the Schloss Gracht castle. Competition, get-together, gala dinner, award ceremony.
The MARGA management team supports all participants with a comprehensive service. Among others things, this includes an individual kick-off via web conference at the beginning of the competition and a group-specific feedback after the completion of both the test round and the main round.
In addition to this, all teams have access to the MARGA Service Line during the whole competition.
Online Competition video: short and simple (2:03)
Early bird bonus
All teams registered for the Online Competition by September 30, 2017 will get free access to the Online Course `Value-based Investment Planning´of ESMT Berlin during November. This gives your team a better start position for the Online Competition!
One team, six people on four continents and one decision to make - it is just great which possibilities we have today.