The week 30 May - 3 June 2016, professor Sylvain Verron Péquignot from the Catholic University of Lyon- ESDES School of Management, visited IST to teach at the “Master of International Business Administration”(MIBA) postgraduate programme. The course was the “Global Challenge”. It is an international game which allows teams of students to manage a company which produce and provide cell phone device in 3 parts of the world. During the week that prof.Verron taught IST postgraduate students had to undertake the command of each part of a product producing company (e.g. HR - R&D - production - marketing ... etc...) and compete in between teams in a web reality world.
From a pedagogic overview students developed skills concerning:
- team working and team decision
- theory acquired into practice
- management and