Regent's College London Team AB3 qualified for the UK semi-final of the Universities Business Challenge (UBC) last week.
The College's Business and Management (BaM) Faculty entered two undergraduate teams in the competition, which attracted 304 teams in 2011-2012 - a record 1,500 plus students from 73 university faculties.
The BaM teams were a mixture of students in different levels of their studies from the European Business School and Regent's Business School London programmes.
Regent's AB3 led by Arian McKenna (team captain) with Anne Rickelt, Hanna O’Connor and Grace O’Connor triumphed in the last trading period to progress into the semi-final. Their admirable achievement kept the tradition of Regents' teams' qualification into the semi-final for this prestigious national challenge.
Commiseration to the other Regent's team - AM3. The team competed diligently and led most of the trading periods and narrowly missed qualifying for their semi-final. Regent's AM3 was led by Preben Rasmussen (Team Captain) with Darshan Patel, Christopher Hlava and Sebastian Almquist-Tangen.
Eighty University teams will be competing in ten regional semi-finals venues to be held around the United Kingdom early 2012.
Regent's AB3 will be competing for the top spot at Royal Bank of Scotland, London on Friday 1st March 2012 with Bournemouth University – Business School, 2 teams from the University of Exeter, University of Plymouth – Business School, 2 teams from the Imperial College Business School, City University – CASS Business School, Anglia Ruskin University – Berlin Business School and University of Manchester Business School.
Only the top winning team from the regional semi-final will qualify to compete in the national grand final to be held at IBM UK, Bedfont Lakes, London on 23rd March 2012.
The annual IBM-UBC is organised and run by one of the UK Management Business Simulation Team Training Game Specialist – Learning Dynamics Ltd.
Regent's undergraduate students from any HASS and BaM programmes can participate in the 2012/13 UK IBM Universities Business Challenge.
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