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Supporting hospitality students' post-COVID employability with Business Simulations

Posted by Cesim Team on Wednesday, April 21, 2021 | Reading time: 3 min.

It's no secret that the hospitality sector has been one of the most affected industries by the COVID-19 pandemic. The global health crisis has touched not only business owners, but future professionals in the tourism sector as well. With a significant portion of hotels, restaurants and other leisure businesses closed or downsized for the time being, hospitality higher-education students have seen their opportunities to put their education in practice limited. While the world and the tourism industry recovers, business simulations offer an opportunity for higher education institutions to provide a place for their students to make use of their knowledge.

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Tags: Business simulations, Practice business theories, hospitality, hotel, restaurant, soft skills, business simulation games, Business acumen, Employability, covid, internship, traineeship

Using Simulations To Teach International Business (video)

Posted by Cesim Team on Wednesday, September 09, 2020 | Reading time: 0 min.

Cesim is glad to present the Showcase Session that Mike Geringer, O'Bleness Professor of International Strategy, Director of Research & Presidential Research Scholar at Ohio University College of Business, conducted during the AIB 2020 Annual Conference on the Use of Business Simulations in International Business Education.

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Tags: How to use business simulations, Why use business simulations, Conference, Higher education, higher ed, Academy of International Business

Expert interview with John Kraft (video)

Posted by Cesim Team on Tuesday, December 17, 2019 | Reading time: 0 min.

John Kraft, Susan Cameron Chair of International Business, Warrington College of Business, University of Florida, and Visiting faculty at Aalto University Mikkeli Campus, shares his experience with using business simulations and provides advice for new and existing adopters.

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Tags: Educator 2.0, How to use business simulations, Why use business simulations, Student engagement, student motivation, business simulation, business simulation games, Business education, Higher education, education technology, ed tech, higher ed, capstone

Cesim Simulations use in Higher Education (video)

Posted by Cesim Team on Thursday, August 29, 2019 | Reading time: 3 min.

Cesim Global Challenge, our strategy and international business simulation, has been used since 2015 during the capstone course of the International Business BScBA degree program a Aalto University Mikkeli Campus. By using our simulation, students can apply the different business concepts they have learned during their studies, and practice critical business skills. In the video below, you can learn firsthand from both educators and students of the program about the experience of using a Cesim Business Simulation in this course:

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Tags: How to use business simulations, Why use business simulations, simulation game, simulations, Serious Games, Student engagement, business simulation, business simulation games, motivation, Business education, Higher education, Business acumen, Educador 2.0, education technology, ed tech, higher ed

How to complement business simulations to yield better results

Posted by Cesim Team on Tuesday, March 05, 2019 | Reading time: 3 min.

As an educator looking for a boost in student engagement you might be thinking about implementing a business simulation in your course. Consequently you wonder if/how you can utilize your existing materials and integrate those with the simulation to provide a full learning experience for your students. If you have gotten this far you are on the right track. Namely, a simulation is a way to put theory into practice and if there is no theory, the simulation can become a game-play only.

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Tags: Acquire practical business skills, Why use business simulations, Serious Games, Executive Management Education, business simulation games, Business education, Higher education, Business acumen, experiential training

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