MERKIS is played by teams of 5-7 people, who manage their own company and compete against each other.

During MERKIS, each player is given a role to play in the enterprise, and has the chance to obtain a promotion.

2-8 teams may take part in each game.

PRESIDENT

  • Company’s long-term strategy.
  • Organizing the company’s operation.
  • Team management and motivation.
  • Improvement of the company’s efficiency.
  • Relations with competitors.

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HEAD OF MARKETING

  • Relations with clients.
  • Market operations, selection and signing of contracts.
  • Awareness of costs, production capacity and technology used.
  • Commissioning of products delivered.
  • Problem-solving.

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HEAD OF FINANCE

  • Management of financial resources.
  • Accounting.
  • Financial management of the company.
  • Calculation of product/production costs.
  • Calculation of profit/loss statement.
  • Profit budgeting.
  • Contacts with banks.

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HEAD OF ENGINEERING

  • Investigation of new technologies.
  • Planning purchases of technology necessary for plant modernization.
  • Purchase and installation of new equipment.
  • Calculation of production capacity.
  • Problem-solving.
  • Contact with suppliers of equipment.
  • If an engineer takes part in the game, he/she is led by the head engineer and responsibilities are divided between them.

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PRODUCTION MANAGER

  • Organizing the production process.
  • Adjustment and maintenance of equipment.
  • Procurement of raw materials.
  • Production and production planning.
  • Accountable for product quality, and increasing efficiency.
  • Leading workers.
  • Organizing training for workers.
  • Developing contacts with raw material brokers.

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HOURLY WORKERS

  • Production.
  • Transportation of finished products and raw materials.
  • Mastering new technologies.
  • Providing recommendations for more efficient production.
  • Leading the trade union.

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EXTERNAL ROLES

  • Client
  • Equipment Supplier 1
  • Equipment Supplier 2
  • Banker
    • level 2
    • level 2
    • level 2

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