FAQ

Is it obligatory to have 3 or 4 students in a team?

Yes.

I am a freshman, can I participate anyway?

No, it is required for all team members to be junior/senior undergraduate students, graduates of Class 2019 (including January 2019) and first year graduate students.

Should all the team members be at the same class/degree/ faculty/university?

No. Students from different universities, different classes and different faculties may be in one team. Even undergraduates and postgraduates can gather in a team.

Can I participate in the competition with more than one team?

No, you can be a member of only one team. Only the first application of each person will be accepted in case a second application is identified.

What do I have to do to apply to Beyond Sales Simulation?

Make up your team of 3-4 people and apply by filling the application form by 28 December 2018 until 23:59.

When will the Beyond Sales Simulation start and finish?

The simulation will be open to participants starting from 7 December 2018. You will have to complete all the stages of the simulation by 6 January 2019 until 23.59.

When will the quarter-finalists of the Beyond Sales Simulation be announced?

The quarter-finalists will be announced on 8 January 2019.

How many people will be selected as quarter-finalist?

50 teams will be selected as a result of the Simulation as quarter-finalist.

When will the brief for Beyond Sales Challenge be published?

It will be published after 8 January 2019 on the Beyond Sales website.

What do we have to do in the Beyond Sales Challenge?

You will be given a mission which including a briefing on the topic. You will have to complete the mission and prepare a presentation according to the brief given. It should be a Powerpoint presentation in 16:9 slide ratio. English is the language for all materials submitted or presented.

How will we send our presentation?

You will be uploading your presentation via a submission form on Beyond Sales website until 29 January 2019.

Will you provide us with a presentation template?

No. However, in the brief given, we will outline what we are looking for. You will have to make sure your presentation covers it all.

When will the semi-finalists of Beyond Sales Simulation be announced?

On 31 January 2019.

How many people will be selected as semi-finalist for Negotiation Day?

25 teams will be selected as a result of the Simulation as semi-finalist.

When is the Negotiation Day?

On 18 February 2019.

How will the negotiation take place?

This will be an online session where you will be connected throughout a digital platform.

When will the finalists of Beyond Sales Simulation be announced?

It will be announced on 19 February 2019.

When is the Big Final?

The Big Final will be held at Unilever HQ on 1 March 2019.

What do we have to do for the final?

All team members, whose information is submitted during application, will have to attend the Big Final. You should be preparing a presentation explaining the decisions you made throughout Beyond Sales Simulation as well as the reasons behind them. You will have a viva voce presentation session with our leaders at Unilever. It should be a Powerpoint presentation in 16:9 slide ratio and in English.

Will Unilever cover the travelling expenses of the teams residing outside Istanbul for the final of Beyond Sales Simulation?

Yes, your travelling expenses will be covered by Unilever via our travel agency.