Winona State University student business administration teams earned top rankings in the 2013 Marketplace Live Tournament.
The Marketplace Live Tournament provides participants with a realistic experience in managing an entire international firm. With a diverse mixture of teams from universities around the world, participants gain insight into the mindset and strategies of other players and cultures. The simulation competition is entirely web-based, and the tournament lasts nine weeks.
The tournament recognizes the top three schools in each of the eight strategic corporate management games. WSU finished with an overall ranking of third.
Ron Decker, assistant professor of business administration, advised 12 teams representing WSU. A total of 50 teams participated in the tournament.