Two Greensboro College Students are High on the Leader Board of a Global Business Simulation

October 7, 2019 3:05 pm
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GREENSBORO, N.C. – Two Greensboro College students are among the global leaders in a business simulation for the week ending Oct. 6.

They are senior Business Administration & Economics majors Sylvia Collins of Troy, N.C., and Ryan Ramirez of Clermont, Fla. Their score for the past week tied them for fourth place globally out of 2,219 teams competing nationally and in more than two dozen foreign countries.

In the simulation, called Glo-Bus, the two co-own a fictional corporation called C&R Big Dogs. Each week, the competing corporations are graded on overall score for the current year, earnings per share, return on average equity, and stock price. Those scores, in turn, are affected by management decisions the two make.

Previously, C&R Big Dogs tied for 20th globally during the week ending Sept. 22.

Glo-Bus runs such simulations three times a year, involving a total of more than 31,000 students worldwide.

For more information about Greensboro College and its business programs, contact Bill MacReynolds, dean of the School of Business, at 336-272-7102, ext. 5289, or email bill.macreynolds@greensboro.edu.

Greensboro College provides a liberal arts education grounded in the traditions of the United Methodist Church and fosters the intellectual, social, and, spiritual development of all students while supporting their individual needs.

Founded in 1838 and located in downtown Greensboro, the college enrolls about 1,000 students from 29 states and territories, the District of Columbia, and seven foreign countries in its undergraduate liberal-arts program and six master’s degree programs. In addition to rigorous academics and a well-supported Honors program, the school features a 17-sport NCAA Division III athletic program and dozens of service and recreational opportunities. Learn more at greensboro.edu.

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