• Over 20,000 young engineers have been trained in company and financial management through the MERIT experience.

  • For 20 years MERIT has serviced an important training need as is evidenced by extensive support and sponsorship from industry.

  • Through simulation MERIT creates a realistic, challenging and stimulating training environment which is greatly enjoyed by the participants.

  • The MERIT experience expands the horizons of the young engineers and encourages further study.

  • Supported by its own full-time staff MERIT is continually updated maintaining it as a modern and evolving training vehicle.

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MERIT 2012 Champions - IMF (Impossible Mission Force)


MERIT is an acronym for Management, Enterprise, Risk, Innovation and Teamwork and is a WEB based computer simulation that allows participants operating in groups of up to six, acting as a board of directors and managers, to manage their own construction company competing initially against the simulation and in final rounds against the other teams.


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  • company and financial management
  • issues of competition not only for work but also staff.
  • The role of the young engineers technical work and its contribution to commercial operations
  • Understanding the whole construction process