-March 26th, 2000
The international final of the 17th Global Management Challenge (GMC) ended on the midnight of March 23 in Lisbon, Portugal.
After ten hours' heated competing, a Chinese team-the UIBE-Siemens team, which is the China's national champion, eventually became the world champion after defeating all the other national champions including those from Germany, France where marketing economy is relatively developed.
This Chinese team is composed of five MBA students from University of International Business and Economics. The UIBE team has won three national championships successively since the GMC's being introduced into China in 1996.