PT Inovação team qualified for the Global Management Challenge finals
08/11/2013 Global Management Challenge / PT-Coreteam
PT-Coreteam is the PT Inovação’s team that, this year, is going to represent Portugal Telecom in the Global Management Challenge finals, the biggest virtual competition of company's strategy and management in the world.
To this competition are attending over 500.000 university students and companies’ collaborators. The objective of each team is to obtain the best investment management possible out of their company, during a simulation. The teams integrate the Management Board of a virtual company, having to make strategic decisions regarding Marketing, Production, Human Resources and Finances.
PT-Coreteam – represented by João Carlos Santos, Ana Margarida Sargento, Hugo Delmar Cabral, Ricardo Lima and Nuno Miguel Veloso – qualified on the first and second rounds out of 488 teams, 50 of which from the PT Group. Being the only Group’s representative, PT-Coreteam will now be one of the 8 teams disputing in the Portuguese Finals, which will take place in Lisbon, during this month (November). If this team goes through this stage successfully, it will represent Portugal on the International Finals, on April 2014.
Being in this competition for the first time, the PT Inovação’s team members demonstrated their adaptation, decision, diversity and cohesion skills. They were able to plot a strategic plan and to follow it throughout the challenge. This participation also allowed them to acquire new knowledge in the industrial and financial management area, making them aware of the corporate management reality.
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