Test your skills at running a business in this ultimate business simulation!
Meet the winner of the JA Titan Challenge, sponsored by SAP!
We’re delighted to announce the winner of our 2020 Spring JA Titan Challenge, sponsored by SAP.
Well done to Mark Lurette – a grade 11 student from Henry Street High School in Whitby. Mark competed against 295 high school students from 22 schools across Central Ontario and ended up with a winning score of 750. Mark will receive a $500 post-secondary scholarship to support his future learning.
Sam Masri, Chief Operating Officer, SAP Canada says: “Everyone wants success, but it only follows those who make a true approach to get it. You know the hard work and dedication has a destination which is success. Best of luck for your future and congratulation for your achievements. Keep going.”
Thank you to everyone who participated in the JA Titan Challenge – this is an amazing achievement and you’ve made us all proud!
How it Works
Students from high schools across Central Ontario are invited to participate in an online competition that will run from Monday, May 11th – Friday May 22nd.
The Titan Challenge games will be set with the same variables and level of difficulty and each student will play the same number of quarters. The student with the highest Performance Index (PI) Score at the end of the competition will be awarded a $500 post-secondary scholarship and the title of JA Titan Challenge Champion. The schedule is outlined below.
Before the Competition (April 27th– May 8th)
JA will provide teachers with logins for the student participants and any additional information needed to compete in the challenge.
Learning about Titan
Students will review the SAP workshop videos.
SAP employees has also answered pre-submitted questions from students.
Students can practice for the Titan Competition by visiting http://titan.ja.org/
Learn more about this practice round here.
NoteThis is a different link to the actual competition link. Please use this only to practice for the challenge.
Game Explanation and Strategies
Students can also watch the following videos:
During the Competition
Starting May 11th
Students will login to the competition site and review the game site, decide on a strategy and submit 1st quarter business plan decisions.
Note: please use Firefox or Chrome. If you receive the error code “fatal error” please refresh your browser.
May 11th – 22nd
Students will have between 8am and 4pm each day to submit their business plan decisions. The quarter will open at 8am and will close at 4pm at the end of each day. Please note that we can not delay the game or revert a quarter if students miss the 4pm deadline each day.
Over the long weekend (May 16th -18th), students are required to input one decision on any of the 3 days.
The competition will close at 4pm.
The student with the highest PI score from all schools will be announced as the winner and scholarships will be awarded.
Competition Guidelines & Rules
To be eligible for scholarships and the title JA Titan Champions players must follow the guidelines and rules below.
- Students must compete individually – not in teams. Note that inactive teams will auto-play.
- Students can bankrupt during the game which means they are unable to continue competing and cannot log-in with a different username.
- The competition will open at 8am on Monday May 11th
- Students will have the opportunity to submit plans once per day May 11th to May 22nd (with the exception of the weekend).
- All plans must be submitted by 4pm each day. Quarters will not be reverted to accommodate missed submissions.
- Competition will close at 4pm on Friday May 22nd. The Leader board and winning student will be announced on Monday May 25th via participating teachers.
- The student with the highest PI score will receive a $500 post-secondary scholarship
- To ensure a fair competition, participating students who are related to “sponsor” employees, will not be able to consult or receive assistance from any “sponsor” employee during the competition from May 11th -22th, 2020. The winning student will be required to sign a declaration stating that the were fully responsible for the decisions and game play during the Titan Competition.
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