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Monday, November 30

Holmes Consulting Group wins the 2009 NZ Institute of Management Business Challenge

Holmes Consulting Group is delighted to announce that one of their four teams has won the 2009 NZ Institute of Management Business Challenge.

The challenge, which has been running for eighteen (18) years, simulates the running of a business through the decisions that each team must make. This series of decisions yields a result that is comparable to that of an actual business. The game is run through two rounds consisting of six decisions each, a semi-final and a final of six decisions that commenced on Friday, 27 November at 3 pm and ended on Sunday, 29 November.

This year, there were one hundred and ten (110) teams participating in the challenge. Holmes Consulting Group’s winning team members are: Bruce Galloway, Mark Whiteside and Alex Murahidy in our Christchurch office with John Booth representing our Queenstown office. The team has won a trip for four to the Sinalei Resort in Samoa.

Bruce Black, Managing Director of Holmes Consulting Group states ``It’s great to see acknowledgement that our engineers can not only solve complex design solutions, but also can apply those problem-solving skills to complicated business decisions.’’