High School ERPsim Competition

Friday, March 13, 2020 18 days from now

9:00 AM 2:00 PM

Business Administration Building

Click HERE to register now!

 

Who: Any high school student who may be interested in anything to do with business.

Where: The UAH College of Business 

When: March 13th, 9 a.m.- 2 p.m.

Why: This experiential learning program aims to provide students with first-hand experience working with ERP systems. Students will experience the value of having real-time data to react to a marketplace, make decisions, and manage a business.

ERP (Enterprise Resource Planning) systems is widely used in the Fortune 500 business world, and there is a demand for graduates to be familiar with such software systems in areas such as supply chain, accounting, information systems, and marketing.

Teams of five will focus on the marketing, pricing, purchasing, and distribution of bottled waters. Each student is given a role to play in the simulation where they learn analytical and creative thinking skills. Teams have to use standard business reports in SAP to make business decisions, ultimately working towards running the most valuable company.  

Each round of the game lasts approximately 20 minutes, simulating multiple weeks in the life of a business. Students work in small groups to generate the highest net income for their hypothetical business using SAP.

Prize Information: Student teams will be ranked by how lucrative their hypothetical business is. The top three teams will be awarded cash prizes to benefit their local school. It is up to the winning schools to decide who benefits from the cash prizes. There is no limit to how many teams a schools brings. Each team must be comprised of five students. Prize breakdown: 1st- $1,ooo, 2nd- $600, 3rd- $400.

Food: Lunch for teachers and student participants will be provided.

Registration: Click HERE to register. Registration closes March 6th.


Details

Category
Misc
department
College of Business
Audience
Public, Students, Faculty and Staff, Alumni

Contact

Drew Hartt 256-824-4725 This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Venue

Business Administration Building

301 Sparkman DriveHuntsville, AL 35899

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