Pharmaceutical Marketing Rush Game

In a team of European students, manage the marketing strategy of a virtual pharmaceutical company, and compete against other teams for the first place. The winning team earns a trip to Paris or to other universities of team members.
23 May 2022 25 May 2022
Target Group
Undergraduate 3rd year, Master and PhD Students from faculties of various fields in Global Health
Université Paris-Saclay
Closed  (Deadline: 20 May 2022 23:59)


This serious game on Pharmaceutical Marketing is an online management simulation, focused on marketing strategy. It helps participants to develop their understanding and command of the whole marketing decision-making process for health products and drugs, from strategy design to sales execution.

During 7 rounds over 3 days, teams of students compete for the leadership position at the end of the game (winning criteria is the share price).

Since teams are composed of members from several universities, students will also benefit from virtual mobility and an intercultural experience. An expert will lecture students on interculturality during the kick-off and the debriefing sessions.

The winning team will earn a trip to Paris or to other universities of its members.

The student recruiting the most students to the game wins a trip to Paris, for being the best marketer.

The kick-off and debriefing sessions, the simulation and your team meetings will be held fully online.

Previous Edition

Please see the full video of the last edition:


Aside from the simulation, teams are expected to deliver:

  • An advertisement video,
  • A Letter to shareholders

No work is expected from the students before or after the 3 days of the game.

You can still register to the game and participate in a part of it if you already have some commitments during the 3 days.

  • You need however to coordinate with the rest of your future team to establish a clear planning of the availabilities of everyone in the team.




Certificate of participation delivered to each student attending all rounds

  • Programme

    Planning (in GMT+2):


    • 09:00 to 12:30 : Kick-off meeting
    • 16:00 : Round 1 deadline
    • 18:00 : Round 2 deadline


    • 12:00 : Round 3 deadline
    • 14:00 : Round 4 deadline
    • 16:00 : Round 5 deadline
    • 18:00 : Round 6 deadline
    • During the day, each team can meet with a coach, to be scheduled between 10:00 CET to 18:00 CET


    • 12:00 : Round 7 deadline
    • Round 7 and Debriefing meeting, 14:00 CET to 16:30 CET. Winners of the trips will be announced.
  • Registration

    Registration: Please register here.

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    Registration deadline: 20th May 2022 (end of day)