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The power of business simulations in corporate training - A blog post by Graeme Kirkup

Posted by Cesim Team on Tuesday, January 30, 2018

At Cesim we are glad to welcome Graeme Kirkup into our team, who has recently assumed the position of Senior Vice President of Corporate Solutions. The following post reviews his professional background and the path that led him to fall in love with business simulations.

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Tags: Corporate Training, Business simulations, Why use business simulations

The importance of soft skills and how to improve them with business simulations

Posted by Cesim Team on Wednesday, December 20, 2017

Business simulations are a great way to apply business theory and know-how to a realistic business setting and increase students' employability. But what about the other and equally important set of skills that employers look in their personnel, namely soft skills? Can they also be practiced by using simulation games?

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Tags: Why use business simulations

Business simulations – as close as it gets to the real deal

Posted by Cesim Team on Thursday, September 21, 2017

Probably now more than ever, companies require their new recruits to have experience in business decision making. As this prerequisite might prove difficult to comply for higher-education recent graduates, business simulations can come in handy to provide students with experience in the complexities, uncertainties, and ambiguities of decision making in an intricate business world even before entering the working life.

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Business Simulations help achieve learning goals and acquire skills

Posted by Cesim Team on Wednesday, August 02, 2017

The use of Business Simulation Games can make learning goals more achievable for higher-education students according to a meta-study by researchers of the University of Utrecht (Netherlands). Simulations have become a vital part of academic courses in different business and management fields, the researchers from the Dutch university point out, and after reviewing a series of studies on Business Simulations, they have also identified 3 best practices for their successful use: specificity of the game, integration in the course, and role of the instructor.

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Puerto Rico university bridges Business Simulations & offline training

Posted by Cesim Team on Monday, July 03, 2017

We have previously explored how a Brazilian University brings Business Simulation Games to the next level. Yet, this is not the only instance in which educators using Cesim Simulations have found interesting ways of combining online and offline tranining. DBA Jose A. Flecha Ortiz, professor at the National University College in Puerto Rico, has combined online training using Cesim Global Challenge, our International Business and Strategy Simulation Game, with offline activities as part of the capstone course of his business students.

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Tags: How to use business simulations, Case study

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