JA of Maine Titan Challenge

JA of MAINE Titan ChallengeWhen: February 28th, 2018

What is the Titan Challenge?

The Titan Challenge is a day-long business strategy competition for high school students. Teams of three students work with a mentor from the business community to guide a fledgling company through the ups and downs of the market. The Titan Challenge draws on a number of skills each team member will need to become a meaningful contributor in tomorrow's workforce: creativity, finance, collaboration, strategy, leadership, and more.

High schools throughout Maine can participate. The event takes place during school hours on college campuses across the state. During simulated business quarters, students decide on price, production, marketing, research and development, and charitable giving. These choices will lead to success or failure for their virtual company.

The Titan Challenge is an immersive peek into the business world. Students make meaningful connections with their business mentors and get a glimpse into the C-suite before they leave high school. They tour a college campus and learn about undergraduate business programs and the importance of higher education.

Want to get involved in the 2018 Titan Challenge?

Students:

Ask a teacher or a school administrator if your high school participates. You can start practicing for the competition.

To practice Titan, please click on the 3.0 public version and create a username and password to play against the computer

Teachers:

Please complete our online pre-registration form to reserve your spot. There is no cost for attending and lunch is provided. However, transportation to and from the event is your responsibility. Each school can bring up to five teams (15 students).

The deadline to pre-register is Friday, January 19th, 2018.

Mentors:

We are always looking for members of the business community to collaborate with our students. Volunteers need to be available from 8:15am-2:15pm on the day of the challenge (TBD). 

Register as a mentor by filling out our Volunteer Form.

Donors:

Sponsor the Titan Challenge! Click here for a PDF overview of the yearly sponsorship opportunities.

Contact us today to reserve your exclusive sponsorship package. 

 

Thanks to the 2017 sponsors!

Statewide Sponsor:

Key Bank

Regional Sponsors:

Machias Savings Bank
MMG Insurance

Statewide Entrepreneurial Sponsor:

Tyler Technologies

Statewide Work Readiness Parter:

JMG

Tech Sponsors:

L.L. Bean
Northeast Bank
Pro Search,Inc
WEX

Business Sponsors:

Kennebec Savings Bank
HA Mapes Inc
York County Federal Credit Union


Mentor Sponsors:
Aroostook County Chapter of Credit Unions
Aroostook Training and Education Coalition
Bath Savings Institute
Casco Federal Credit Union
Cumberland County Federal Credit Union
Katahdin Trust Company
Norway Savings
Bank Patrons Insurance
SIGCO
University of New England
Winxnet

In-Kind Sponsors:
Dead River Company
IDEXX Laboratories, Inc.

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