UJ College students Obtain Prime-100 Finishes in World Enterprise Technique Recreation

JAMESTOWN, ND (NewsDakota.com) – For 2 years now, College of Jamestown college students taking BUSN 455: Strategic Administration in the course of the spring semester have participated in a web-based train often known as The Enterprise Technique Recreation.

This yr, 9 UJ groups competed within the worldwide simulation, going up in opposition to greater than 5,000 groups from 233 schools and universities throughout the globe. The scholars’ distinctive work all through the semester-long simulation earned 4 of the UJ groups Prime-100 finishes.

In the event you’re not accustomed to The Enterprise Technique Recreation, this is the way it works: pupil groups are tasked with operating an athletic footwear firm and compete in opposition to rival firms run by different college students for international market management. It is as much as every staff to make use of their enterprise savvy to develop a profitable aggressive technique and increase their firm’s earnings.

UJ’s pupil groups rose to the problem. Wesley Kemp, Tanner Hansen, Cam Hoyt, and Trevor Fuerst’s Firm G completed #1 in Return on Fairness (ROE) in Week 17. That very same week, Bryce Hooper, Tomas Garcia Vasquez, Sidney Luna-Lengthy, and Blake Snyder’s Firm F completed #3 in ROE.

The opposite UJ groups that earned a spot within the Prime 100 in the course of the semester had been Brooks Canfield and Braxton Hewitt – Firm D; and Jackie Meiklejohn, Kyler McGillis, and David Martin – Firm I.

“The scholars in College of Jamestown’s spring 2022 Strategic Administration course had been excellent,” says Karen H. Crane, Affiliate Professor who taught the course.

“Each week all through the semester, they demonstrated their enterprise data and experience, in addition to their potential to compete with undergraduate and graduate college students from throughout the nation and across the globe. It’s actually a privilege and a pleasure working with UJ college students each day, and I can’t wait to see the optimistic affect they every have on the world.”