The Fresh Connection Global Challenge 2019

The challenge

In The Fresh Connection Global Challenge you will play with your team against other teams from many different countries: an ideal opportunity to test your supply chain management skills against those of your peers worldwide.

The objective is to save the virtual company The Fresh Connection from bankruptcy. Register with a team of four people, place yourself for the world final in Athens and have the chance to win an executive course at the world-famous MIT in Boston!


Competition schedule 2019

Practice rounds (March 8th – April 19th)

To maximise their chances during the competition, numerous teams will be playing three coached practice rounds in March and April. After each round Involvation will organise a webinar to provide feedback on the round just played. The webinar will also introduce new features for the next round. The results of these three practice rounds do not count in the national competition, but they do offer excellent preparation for teams.

March 8th: 10.00 – 11.00 AM Webinar 1 – Kick-off practice round 1
March 8th – March 21st Practice round 1
March 22nd: 10.00 – 11.00 AM Webinar 2 – Feedback practice round 1
March 22nd – April 4th Practice round 2
April 5th: 10.00 – 11.00 AM Webinar 3 – Feedback practice round 2
April 5th – April 18th Practice round 3
April 19th: 10.00 – 11.00 AM Webinar 4 – Feedback practice round 3


National competition (April 22nd – May31st)

The Dutch national competition starts on April 22nd. Three rounds are played  simultaneously with other national competitions worldwide over a period of six weeks. Each round lasts two weeks, meaning each team has two weeks to make its decisions in the online Fresh Connection portal.

National final (June 17th)

The best teams in the Dutch national competition qualify for the national final on June 17th, 2019. The winning team of the national final will advance to the world final.

World final (September 27th, Athens, Greece)

The winning teams from all national competitions will compete on September 27th in Athens in the ultimate challenge to determine the winning team in the Global Challenge 2019. The prize is an executive course at MIT in Boston!

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