Young Professionals Day in Munich – July 2, 2020

Thursday, July 2nd 2020
09:00 – 18:00 CEST
Munich University of Applied Sciences, Germany

Young Professionals Day is hosted by PMI Production Management Institute in collaboration with LOGISTIK HEUTE. During this 1-day event, teams of junior-level employees will compete playing The Fresh Connection strategy business game and will:

  • Practice alignment within their teams and leverage it for their competitive advantage
  •  Each participant will take on a specific role of either Supply Chain, Sales, Purchasing or Operations Manager
  • Translate Strategy into Action
  • Understand the importance and relevance of a company and supply chain strategy
  • Appreciate cross-functional trade-offs in the value chain
  • Work on resolving conflicts

In addition, the winning team will receive attractive prizes:

  • a voucher per participant for a LOGISTIK-HEUTE panel event (valid 12 month)
  • a free annual company subscription for the LOGISTIK-HEUTE journal.
  • the winning team out of the D-A-CH-Pool (Germany-Austria-Switzerland) will be invited to the global final at the expense of PMI and LOGISTIK HEUTE, where all country winners compete for the first prize: a four-day Executive Education SCM course at MIT in Cambridge, MA, the USA, valued at $4,500 per participant.

All teams participating in the Young Professionals Days will be able to participate in the Global Professional Challenge.

Programme (subject to change):

  • 9:00: Welcome and introduction of participants
  • 9:30: Basics of Supply Chain Risk Management and an introduction of the business simulation The Fresh Connection
  • 10:30: Round 1 of TFC
  • 12:00: Lunch
  • 13:00: Round 2 of TFC
  • 14:30: Coffee break
  • 15:00: Round 3 with TFC
  • 16:30: Coffee break
  • 16:45: Summary of results and award ceremony

To register, please use the form.

For questions about the organization, please contact Ms. Christine Matzner at

For questions about the content, please contact Ms. Ines Wiesmeier at