MonsoonSIM ERM Competition 2018
2018 MonsoonSIM Enterprise Resource Management Competition

Empower yourself with the knowledge of Enterprise Resource Management and, immerse yourself in a thrilling & exciting game (by) competing with other teams!


MonsoonSIM Enterprise Resource Management Competition is an annual inter-varsity competition hosted by MonsoonSIM and its partners. The competition is a high-energy event involving students and lecturers with the objective of exposing students to the concept of enterprise resource management (ERM) through fun and exciting simulation games.

Students who come together in teams of 4 or 5 will be assigned to run a virtual company to compete with others. Players will run large virtual enterprises and COMPETE with other teams to achieve few business targets.

The timeline of the competition is as follows:

  • Jan - Jun 2018 - Preliminary and Selection Rounds, by each participating University 
  • Jun - Aug 2018 - Playoff Rounds and Campus Playoff Rounds, by each participating University 
  • Aug 2018 - Country Final, hosted by participating universities in respective countries 
  • 21st Sept & 22nd Sept 2018 - Regional Grand Final, in Singapore, hosted by Singapore University of Social Sciences

Here are the key points for this year's competition.


  1. Each country is allowed to bring in 5 (five) teams, as a country quota, to compete in the regional semifinals and final.


  2. If a country brings less than 5 (five) teams, then the quota of this country is therefore given to other countries. Which means, some countries may end up with more than 5 teams to compete.


  3. Each team can be maximum 5 (five) players. Minimum 4 (four) players per team. 


  4. Here are the competition formats
    1. Regional Semi-Finals 
      • All participating teams (30 Teams into 3 playoffs comprising of 10 Teams each base on drawing) 
      • Top 9 winning teams will go to the Final (base on 3 top teams from each playoff), SUSS the hosting university is guaranteed a seat in the Grand Final. (If the final 9 does not include SUSS's team, the 10th team will be awarded to SUSS team with the highest score among SUSS's teams. If any of the 9 teams include SUSS, then there will be no 10th team in the grand final.)
      • Those do not make it to the Regional Grand Final, 9 teams will be selected (base on 3 next best teams per each playoff) to participate in the Avenger Round. 
    2. Regional Finals 
      • Configurations Difficulty level: High. 
      • Knowledge requirement: Advanced knowledge in ERP process flow in order to stand out from the competition. 
      • 100% of the scoring matrix will be split into different rubrics to ensure students have the ability to manage the 12 modules well during the competition. 
      • 30 teams from 6 countries. Teams will be divided into 3 groups with 10 teams each using a ballot system. 9 teams will emerge from the top 3 teams of each playoff to qualify for the Grand Final.  
      • 9 Finalist teams presentation and judges session on Day 2. 5 players per team. (Minimum 4) 
      • **SUSS as the hosting university is guaranteed a seat in the Grand Final.
    3. Avenger Round    
      • 9 teams out of 21 Teams who did not make it to Grand Final will be selected to go through the second round of Avenger game to fight for AVENGER Awards. Base on each playoff ranking, teams ranked 4,5,6 will be selected. 
      • Avenger Game will give out 3 awards, namely; Avenger Champion, Avenger 1st Runner-Up and Avenger 2nd Runner-Up. 
      • No team presentation and No judges sessions. 
      • Trophies, Medals for winners and Certificate of Participation will be awarded. 5 players per team. (Minimum 4)   


  5. How we measure the winners. KPIs (Scoring Matrix) :
    1. REGIONAL SEMIFINAL
      1. Net Profit [35%]
      2. Profit Margin [ 15%]
      3. To be randomly drawn from a pool of KPIs on the day of competition
      4. To be randomly drawn from a pool of KPIs on the day of competition
      5. To be randomly drawn from a pool of KPIs on the day of competition
      6. To be randomly drawn from a pool of KPIs on the day of competition
      7. To be randomly drawn from a pool of KPIs on the day of competition
    2. REGIONAL FINALS
      1. Net Profit [35%]
      2. Judge Interviews Results [25%]
      3. To be randomly drawn from a pool of KPIs on the day of competition
      4. To be randomly drawn from a pool of KPIs on the day of competition
      5. To be randomly drawn from a pool of KPIs on the day of competition
      6. To be randomly drawn from a pool of KPIs on the day of competition


  6. Judging Criteria (5% on each of the followings) :
    1. Strategy and execution
    2. Ability to respond to judges questions
    3. Crisis handling adaptation
    4. Coordination & execution 
    5. Overall presentation  


  7. MonsoonSIM CT Conference Speakers :

Dr. Jonathan Leong from Singapore University of Social Sciences (Singapore)


Dr. Nang Laik Ma  from Singapore University of Social Sciences (Singapore)


Dr. Choo Peng Yin from University Tunku Abdul Rahman (Malaysia)


Dr. Edwin Lim from Deakin Business School (Australia)


Mr. Adi Suryaputra Paramita from Ciputra University (Indonesia )



The following countries are participating; We are also open to other countries :

  • Singapore
  • Malaysia
  • Philippines
  • Thailand
  • Indonesia
  • Hong Kong



2018 MonsoonSIM Enterprise Resource Management Competition

The winners

Regional ChampionUniversiti Tunku Abdul Rahman, Kampar,Malaysia
Regional 1st Runner UpUniversiti Tunku Abdul Rahman, Kampar,Malaysia
Regional 2nd Runner UpUniversitas Ciputra, Surabaya,Indonesia
Regional FinalistUniversiti Tunku Abdul Rahman, Kampar,Malaysia
Regional FinalistUniversitas Internasional Semen Indonesia, Gresik,Indonesia
Regional FinalistMonash University Malaysia, Subang Jaya,Malaysia
Regional FinalistUniversitas Ciputra, Surabaya,Indonesia
Regional FinalistChulachomklao Royal Military Academy, Phrommani,Thailand
Regional FinalistUniversiti Tunku Abdul Rahman, Kampar,Malaysia
Country Champion - SingaporeSingapore University of Social Sciences, Singapore,Singapore
Country 1st Runner Up - SingaporeSingapore University of Social Sciences, Singapore,Singapore
Country 2nd Runner Up - SingaporeSingapore University of Social Sciences, Singapore,Singapore
Country Champion - MalaysiaUniversiti Tunku Abdul Rahman, Kampar,Malaysia
Country 1st Runner Up - MalaysiaUniversiti Tunku Abdul Rahman, Kampar,Malaysia
Country 2nd Runner Up - MalaysiaUniversiti Tunku Abdul Rahman, Kampar,Malaysia
Country Champion - ThailandChulalongkorn University, Bangkok,Thailand
Country 1st Runner Up - ThailandChulachomklao Royal Military Academy, Phrommani,Thailand
Country 2nd Runner Up - ThailandChulalongkorn University, Bangkok,Thailand
Country Champion - IndonesiaUniversitas Ciputra, Surabaya,Indonesia
Country 1st Runner Up - IndonesiaUniversitas Muhammadiyah Yogyakarta, Yogyakarta,Indonesia
Country 2nd Runner Up - IndonesiaUniversitas Ciputra, Surabaya,Indonesia
Country Champion - Philippines National University, Manila,Philippines
Country 1st Runner Up - Philippines National University, Manila,Philippines
Country 2nd Runner Up - Philippines National University, Manila,Philippines
Country Champion - Hong KongHKUST & PolyU, Kowloon,Hong Kong
Country 1st Runner Up - Hong KongHKU & HKUST, Hung Hom,Hong Kong

Our main sponsors


The distinguished judges

Herman So,
Executive Director of Guoan International Limited (Hong Kong Stock Exchange stock code: 143 and Singapore Exchange stock code: G11), Mr So is a holder of a Master Degree of Business Administration at the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology.
Dr Edwin Lim
Lecturer of accounting at Deakin University.
Edwin earned a Ph.D. in financial accounting from Monash University. He lectured at Monash University prior to joining Deakin University.
Arun Akula Rao
Head of South East Asia SAP Education.
Arun holds a MBA in Strategy from the University of Birmingham as well as real world experience as an entrepreneur from running a successful start-up as CEO.

The Regional Grand Final this year will be held at Singapore University of Social Sciences (SUSS), on September 21st to 22nd in SUSS,463 Clementi Rd, Singapore 599494.

The scene from 2017 Country Final

Please visit our Competition Hall Of Fame for more information.


Indonesia Final


Singapore Final

Hong Kong Final


Live Videos compilation of MERMC 2018 

https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLs8h70J_elzS1e91XJ4SaWPkOAyWEjI0q

special thanks to Mr. Paramintara for the live video




ABOUT REGIONAL FINAL HOSTING UNIVERSITY IN SINGAPORE

 

The Singapore University of Social Sciences (SUSS) is the sixth autonomous university in Singapore. Started in 1992, SUSS now champions lifelong learning, offers degrees primarily in the domain of social sciences, disciplines that promote human and community development and applied learning. In 2017, SUSS received its first class of graduates.

SUSS academia is organized into UC, five schools, and five centers. UC is dedicated to the development of curricula and programmes for full-time students. The schools are classified into the School of Arts and Social Sciences, the School of Business, the School of Human Development and Social Services, the School of Law and the School of Science and Technology that jointly offers more than 60-degree programmes. The five centers are C-three (Counselling), Centre for Applied Research, Centre for Chinese Studies @SUSS, Centre for Continuing and Professional Education and Teaching and Learning Centre.

The university collaborates with local and overseas academic partners in curriculum development, teaching, exchange programmes and research. The university also collaborates with local, overseas industry partners and statutory boards of the Singapore Government to develop industry-related courses, provide study scholarships, sponsorships, study resources, recognition, industrial attachment placements and work opportunities.


ABOUT GUOAN INTERNATIONAL HONG KONG 


Guoan International Limited is principally engaged in the trading of telecommunications and other products, provision of repair services for telecommunication products, investment in financial assets and money lending business. 

中信国安集团有限公司 (CITIC Guoan Group*)  is one of the substantial shareholders of the Company.  CITIC Guoan Group is a large and wide-ranging enterprise group in the People’s Republic of China (the “PRC”). Headquartered in Beijing, CITIC Guoan Group*’s scope of business comprises, inter alia, finance, telecommunications, tourism, resources development, mining, chemical plant operation, wine production, real estate, culture, entertainment, hotel operations, media, and healthcare.

The Company intends to leverage on the Hong Kong and Singapore presence to expand current businesses horizontally and vertically as well as venturing into new industries and identify new investment opportunities to improve its business prospects for long term commercial interest of the Company and its shareholders.  Financial plans will periodically be revisited to strengthen the Company’s financial position whilst taking into consideration the capital market conditions in formulating strategies.


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