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
Publisher: Capsim

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Mercurtrade Cobalt - Microsimulation

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