On November, 22nd, the seventh domestic edition of the international contest GLOBAL MANAGEMENT CHALLENGE 2006 was completed. The competitors were eight of the best teams selected from among the 267 teams participating in the contest.

The final was held at METRO Group. All teams were to manage a company of the same history. „It did not look too good. Internet sales were developed, but the company had been in a state of deep stagnation for four quarters. We all knew the only solution would be to develop the retail sales network in the European Union and NAFTA. The question was, how to do that?”, says Piotr Wielgomas, president of Bigram S.A. Personel Consulting – the organizer of Euromanager contest. The task of the teams was to manage the company in a manner allowing it to obtain the highest share value on the virtual stock exchange.

The results were announced in the evening during the great Gala Dinner. The official part of the meeting was hosted by Ms. Iwona Schymalla. After greeting the numerous guests, the results were read aloud.

The best strategy of development was implemented by the student and manager team of Millennium Bank. Sigma won the first place and it is to represent Poland during the World Final of the contest in Macao in April 2007. The team members received their diplomas from Mr. Tomasz Pasikowski, the Memeber of the Management Board of the National Bank of Poland – the honorary patron of the cotest. SIGMA team, consisting of: Michał Kierzkowski (leader), Maciej Bryński, Ewa Gasperowicz, Piotr Skibiński, Marcin Suszczewicz. (www.grupasigma.pl)

Honorary Patrons: Giełda Papierów Wartościowych, Narodowy Bank Polski
Sponsors: Bank Millennium, Deloitte, METRO Group
Media Patrons: Rzeczpospolita, Manager Magazin, Personel i Zarządzanie
Cooperation: Brytyjsko- Polska Izba Handlowa, Fundacja Edukacji Rynku Kapitałowego, Bankier.pl, Jobpilot.pl

Laureates of the second place were announced by Ms. Maria Rzepnikowska, the President of Deloitte company. She congratulated the managers from Bank Zachodni WBK. GREEN TEAM consisting of: Andrzej Gembicki, Adam Klemczak, Mariusz Manorek, Barbara Ignaczak.


Third place was won by yet another team of company managers of KPMG Audyt – the team members were congratulated by Renata Juszkiewicz, Director of Metro Group. Przebiegli team, consisting of: Tomasz Ataman, Anna Jarzębska, Dariusz Kurdas, Grzegorz Bies, Krzysztof Bareła. .


Fourth place was occupied by the student team Lider Praiz, sponsored by Millennium Bank. It consisted of: Wiktor Nichthauser, Piotr Partyka, Przemysław Skwarzec, Agnieszka Żulewska.


Laureates of the fifth place were students sponsored by Millennium Bank – „Prezesi.” They received their prizes from the President of Rzeczpospolita, Mr. Piotr Frątczak. Diplomas were received by: Artur Witek, Tomasz Adamczak, Łukasz Zwoliński.


The President of the global organizer of the contest, SDG company, Mr. Luis Alves Costa, congratulated the managers of Elektrociepłownia Wybrzeże, laureates of the sixth place. ECWYBRZEŻE: Ryszard Einsporn (leader), Anna Gapińska, Paweł Kunc, Leszek Gierszewski, Piotr Szczepański.
The team sponsored by Foundation for Capital Market Education „MEGIK” was seventh. The team members: Marek and Crisitna Niewiadomski, Elżbieta Najdzonek and Grzegorz Szymańki received their diplomas from the Director of the Foundation, Ms. Magdalena Wojtuch.
The eight place was occupied by the team of managers from PTK Centertel – 507 Team: Dariusz Stańczak, Paweł Gronowski, Marcin Sibilski.

We wish to congratulate one more time all final teams!