LISBON, 16th – 17th MAY 2019

WHAT IS THE BRIGHT CHALLENGE

More than a game, it is a training experience for project managers in a competitive and realistic environment.

The bright challenge gathers teams from various organizations, both private and public, across several business sectors, in a project management competition using the most renown training simulator: SimulTrain® 12.

REGISTER

Early
Bird

From 1st September 2018
to 31st January 2019

1.650 €

Standard
Rate

From 1st February 2019
to 14th April 2019

1.840 €

Late
arrival

From 15th April 2019
to 10th May 2019

1.980 €

Price for team (4 elements)
Second team 10% discount
Third and next teams 15% discount
Repeating teams 15% discount
Non cumulative discounts

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PROGRAM

16th MAY

Conference
08:30 Register
09:00 Welcome
09:30 To anounce
13:00 Conclusion

Challenge
16:00 Team Check-in
16:30 Briefing
18:30 Networking Cocktail

17th MAY

08:30 Welcome
09:00 Challenge
11:00 Coffee break
11:30 Challenge
12:40 Lunch
14:10 Challenge
15:50 Coffee break
16:10 Challenge
18:30 Networking Cocktail
19:15 Awards

AWARDS

The global team winner of Bright challenge 2019, wins the award “The Brightest Project Managers 2019” and 4 tickets with trip and hotel included for “The PMO Conference 2019”, happening 13th June 2019, in London.

The sponsor company of the team winner, wins the title “The Brightest Team of Project Managers 2019” and a free registration of 1 team to Bright Challenge 2020.

1 global winner and 5 different categories:

  • Brightest Schedule Management
  • Brightest Cost Management
  • Brightest Risk Management (*)
  • Brightest Team Motivation Management (**)
  • Brightest Strategic Management

(*)  the winner team wins from GPM: 4 GPM-b certifications

(**) the winner team wins from APOGEP: 4 IPMA – APOGEP level C certifications

SPONSORS

JUDGES

Bright Challenge has an independent judging panel comprised of renown project management specialists.

António A. Dias
Deputy

Igor Kokcharov
President

Ângelo Pinto
Deputy

PARTICIPANTS

VENUE

ADDRESS

Câmara de Comércio e Indústria Portuguesa
Rua das Portas de Santo Antão, 89
1169-022 LISBOA

PARKING

Parking Lots: Parques de Estacionamento dos Restauradores ou da Praça da Figueira

PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION

SUBWAY STATIONS: Restauradores (blue line) or Rossio (green line)

BUS: 207, 709, 711, 732, 736, 759

TRAIN: Restauradores Station

FAQ

ABOUT BRIGHT CHALLENGE

What is the Bright Challenge?

It’s an event, directed to the Project Management international community, which combines a unique training experience using SimulTrain® –  a leading global project management simulator, with a competitive and networking component.

What specific project will be used in the Bright Challenge?

It’s a secret… All we can say is that it will be a project specifically created for the challenge and it is design to test the skills and (mostly) the nerves of experienced Project Managers.

Who are the players?

The Bright Challenge is designed for all project managers, program managers, members of PMO’s and PSO’s as well as project stakeholders.

Who organizes the Bright Challenge?

Bright Challenge is a product of the Bright Partners group www.brightpartners.com

Are the judges independent?

Yes, the judging panel is comprised of renown project management specialists disassociated without any connection to participants of the Bright Challenge.

How many teams are there?

A maximum of 30 teams with 4 team-members each.

AWARDS AND ACCOLADES

If my team does not win, what do I get by playing?

A unique training experience, only comparable to skill acquired during real-life projects, a certificate of participation, 8 PDUS, public exposure and countless networking opportunities.

What is the prize for the team members?

Each member of the winning team will be awarded the title and trophy of “The Brightest Project Manager” with all the associated notoriety and an entry, as well as flight tickets and accommodation to an international Project Management event.

What is the prize for the corporate sponsor of the winning team?

The title and trophy of “The Brightest Team of Project Managers” as well as a free one-team admission to next year’s Bright Challenge.

Are there any category awards?

Yes, the teams that score higher in the following categories, are also entitled to a category award:

  • Brightest Risk Management
  • Brightest Quality Management
  • Brightest Planning Management
  • Brightest Cost Management
  • Brightest Team Motivation Management
  • Brightest Schedule Management

 

Is the final ranking public?

No, only the category winners are announced.

Will the winning team get any notoriety?

Yes, the winning team will be announced through social media and through the media outlets that cover the Bright Challenge.

SIMULTRAIN®

What is the SimulTrain®?

SimulTrain® is a world renown project management simulator created by the Swiss company STS – www.sts.ch.

Is the simulator realistic or mostly theory?

Realistic, it simulates the daily life of a senior project manager, assign to an intense and complex project.

Do contestants of previous Bright Challenge editions have any advantage over newcomers?

Both the game and the simulator’s parameters change deeply from an edition to the next, so that the experience stays as challenging every time a contestant plays. The introductory round at the beginning of each Bright Challenge edition is more than sufficient to level all contestants.

Is there any way to get some practice prior to the event?

Yes, you can use the trial version of SimulTrain® available on www.simultrain.com

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