Make a Million!

Teams need all their business and financial management skills to win out against the competition in this tough simulation!

Learning Objectives

  • Gives teams practice at running a sophisticated hi-tech business
  • Allows teams to enter European markets as well as their UK base market
  • Stresses need for market research into potential markets
  • Builds an understanding of a competitive strategy
  • Shows how operating statements, Balance Sheets and P&L accounts work
  • Encompasses non-financial management decisions
  • Participants

    9-25 (3 to 5 teams of 3-5 per team)

  • Timing

    4 - 5 hours

  • Uses a computer?

    Yes - 1 PC required

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    £15

  • Europe delivery

    (1-2 working days)

    £29

  • World delivery

    (1-5 working days)

    £39

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The Activity

Each team is marketing a handset that downloads information from the internet. All teams are in the UK market at the start – in the Sport’s Information sector. There are two more markets in the UK and six more in Europe. Teams have to decide which markets to enter (if any) as they strive to make the biggest cumulative profit.

As well as making financial and strategic decisions, teams have three ‘management issues’ to deal with each period and these can have an effect on the bottom line.

Should they take out that additional fire insurance for the handset factory, or not? Some decisions are crucial!

Trainer's Role

  • Introduce the activity with the PowerPoint
  • Issue Team Folders and allow 90 minutes for teams to study the contents
  • Observe teams as they analyse the initial data and plan their strategies
  • Enter their first Decisions Forms into the laptop
  • Issue results and observe how these are interpreted
  • Take in the next Decision Forms, process and issue results. Repeat this process through five rounds
  • Conduct a Debrief.

Trainer’s Notes provide full guidance.

Pack Contents

  • Trainer’s Notes
  • Computer Program & PowerPoint Presentation
  • Team Briefing Folders each containing 14 pp of info…. introduction / history / key elements / server capacity / data & technical research / handset storage / expansion / advertising / sales & marketing / managing your company / finance / p&l account / balance sheet / memo
  • Market Forecasts Forms
  • Decision Forms

Downright fun! 'Make a Million' enables ALL individuals to be involved in making relevant business decisions.

N. Bishop, BMW

It is simply brilliant. I use 'Make a Million' with a wide variety of clients (senior management teams). It encourages delegates to focus on good planning, communication, team working, problem-solving and managing complex activities. It stretches delegates in a dynamic and exciting simulation. Thanks for all your support Northgate and keep on developing the great games.

Barry Goodall, MD, Dark Blue Training & Development

Great simulation. 'Make a Million!' is good for both teamworking and commercial awareness.

S. Halstead, Ask Europe

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