The Fresh Connection Global Challenge 2018

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 Milan and have the chance to win an executive course at the world-famous MIT in Boston!

Competition schedule 2018

Practice rounds (March 9th – April 20th)

To maximise their chances during the competition, numerous teams have been playing three coached practice rounds in March and April. After each round Involvation has been organising a webinar to provide feedback on the round just played. The webinar also introduced 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 9th: 10.00 – 11.00 AM Webinar 1 – Kick-off practice round 1
March 9th – March 22nd Practice round 1
March 23rd: 10.00 – 11.00 AM Webinar 2 – Feedback practice round 1
March 23rd – April 5th Practice round 2
April 6th: 10.00 – 11.00 AM Webinar 3 – Feedback practice round 2
April 6th – April 19th Practice round 3
April 20th: 10.00 – 11.00 AM Webinar 4 – Feedback practice round 3


National competition (April 23rd – June 1st)

The Dutch national competition starts on April 23rd. 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 18th)

The best teams in the Dutch national competition qualify for the national final on June 18th, 2018. The winning team of the national final will advance to the world final.

World final (September 28th, Milan, Italy)

The winning teams from all national competitions will compete on September 28th in Milan in the ultimate challenge to determine the winning team in the Global Challenge 2018. The prize is an executive course at MIT in Boston!

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