MBA Students Make Top 25 in Global Business Competion

August 28, 2009

Four teams of graduating MBA students enrolled in the Capstone Strategic Management class at UTEP Business were recognized by the Global Business simulation authors for being in the top 25 out of 352 teams from colleges and universities participating in the simulation this summer.

The teams built business models with performance results that included earnings per share, investor expectations, return on investment, image and corporate responsibility, and credit rating.

The four teams in Professor Lawrence Marsh's class were:

  • Cash Money Champs: Christopher Morales, Jose Noriega Portillo, Francesca Reyes and James Tidwell.
  • DigiCam Corp.: Nahum Avila, Norma Castillo, Maria Picard-Ami and Melanie Thomas.
  • Epic: Zun Han Law, Christopher Nwihim, Rodrigo Rincon and Mabel Sanchez.
  • G Company: Denise Bustillos, Ever Chavez, Julio Guerrero and Obasi Ikeagwu.

The Epic team was also selected to compete against other top teams in a worldwide invitational competition.


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