Mercurtrade Cobalt - Microsimulation
Microsimulations are an innovative teaching tool that fully embed students in real-world business decisions.
We have created the “Mercurtrade Cobalt” microsimulation in the context of the Global Business School Network (GBSN) faculty challenge 2020. It is a fictitious case scenario that is based on insights from our research on responsible cobalt sourcing in the Democratic Republic of the Congo.
Role: Head of Sustainability and Responsible Sourcing at a commodity trading company
Location: Democratic Republic of the Congo
Skills: Decision-Making, Leadership, Strategic Communication, Systems Thinking
Authors: Dorothée Baumann-Pauly & Michael Posner
Date: November 2020