Final of the Global Management Challenge
Gala Dinner and Prize Awards
A total of 25 countries competed for the title of world champion of this International Competition of Strategy and Management that originated in Portugal almost 30 years ago.
The team from Macao was the winner of the 2007 International Final.
“We are very happy with our victory. The competition was very fierce but I think the secret to our success was due to the preparation we did to be here and also a little luck.” Said Huangfu Chun, leader of the Macao team during the Gala Dinner where the winning team was announced.
Macao joined this competition of strategy and management 12 years ago and this is their first international victory.
In second place was China and in third Hong Kong. Portugal was represented by a team of three young managers from PricewaterhouseCoopers and took 6th place.
Besides the countries stated, Macao, China, Hong Kong and Portugal the following teams competed for the world title:
Angola, Belgium, Brazil, Czech Republic, Denmark, France, India, Italy, Germany, Greece, México, Poland, Romania, Russia, Singapore, Slovakia, Spain, Ukraine, United Kingdom and two new countries that started the competition in 2007: Australia and Turkey.
The organisation of this International Final – the XXV edition - was organised by SDG and Dima Consulting Group & Profiles International, who is responsible for the promotion of the Global Management Challenge in Romania.
The final was organised over two days. In the first day, teams were divided into four groups competing to be the top two teams of each group. The two teams with the highest company share price in each group were the eight teams that qualified for the final in the second day.
1st – Macao (1.999 share price)
2nd – United Kingdom (1.827)
3rd – Turkey (1.775)
4th – Romania (1.741)
5th – Ukraine (1.607)
6th – France (1.593)
7th – Mexico (1.469)
1st – Hong Kong (2.034)
2nd – P.R. China (1.955)
3rd – India (1.803)
4th – Australia (1.759)
5th – Italy (1.704)
6th – Angola (1.618)
1st – Russia (1.898)
2nd – Germany (1.832)
3rd – Spain (1.784)
4th – Slovakia (1.709)
5th – Brazil (1.667)
6th – Denmark (1.658)
1st – Portugal (1.989)
2nd – Poland (1.975)
3rd – Belgium (1.940)
4th – Czech Republic (1.795)
5th – Greece (1.727)
6th – Singapore (1.517)
The teams present in the Final were Germany, Hong Kong, Macau, P.R.China, Poland, Portugal, Russia and the United Kingdom.
|1st – Macao (1.973 Share Price)
2nd – P.R. China (1.936)
3rd – Hong Kong (1.867)
4th – Poland (1.865)
5th – Russia (1.845)
6th – Portugal (1.809)
7th – Germany (1.787)
8th – United Kingdom (1.649)
Besides the trophies awarded to the 1st, 2nd and 3rd place and participation awards given to the remaining teams, the International Organising Committee distinguished PPR as “International Sponsor of the Year”.
International Sponsor of the year awarded to:
For outstanding contribution to the International development of the Global Management Challenge.
Cooperation Award to:
Doru Dima - Dima Consulting Group & Profiles International
For the outstanding organisation of the International Final 2007