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The Business Simulations Blog
Are business simulations only meant for business students? Apart from our many business school participants, Cesim simulations are also very popular among science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) educational organizations and corporations that aspire to solve the STEM education challenges by enhancing the learning experience and outcomes of their students or employees. Wonder why these institutions choose business simulations as a teaching tool? Read on to find out the simulation experience sharing of two STEM educators from Finland and France.
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Just like some of the Cesim business simulation games experts and staff, Manisha Kumari, Curriculum Developer at Aston University, discovered her enthusiasm for business simulations back in her student years. With previous first hand student experience in business simulations, Manisha took on the role to redesign the Business Game Module at Aston Business School. Let's find out how she revamped the module with an employability focus to boost the job placement rate of Aston Business School students.
Business simulation games can be put to use to achieve a wide range of learning outcomes. In this week’s blog post, we will explore and consider the benefits of using business simulations in teaching in modern education. We interviewed Senior Lecturer Jukka Sirkiä from Saimaa University of Applied Sciences in Finland, who has accumulated over a decade of experience in business simulator games, both as a learner and user, as well as an educator. As an enthusiastic adopter of technology in his role as a Lecturer, Jukka has adapted a portfolio approach to the use of business educational games, utilizing different simulations for a variety courses which he is lecturing.
JAMK University of Applied Sciences is an international higher education institution in Finland with an expertise in 8 different fields of study. JAMK has more than 9,000 students and experts from over 70 countries.
This is a case study with Marie-Pierre Guillaume about an executive training she conducted for Terrena's HR managers at Audiencia using business simulations, specifically the Cesim SimFirm general business management simulation game. Below is a short summary of the company, the problem they were facing, the overall goals of the training, and the results after learning key financial concepts with Cesim SimFirm.
Jukka Laitamäki (Clinical Professor of Preston Robert Tisch Center for Hospitality, Tourism and Sports Management, NYU) shares his experiences using the Cesim Hospitality Hotel and Restaurant Management Simulation Game in a total of six different courses, including Business Development for Seniors (Undergraduate), and Strategy Formulation and Decision-Making (Graduate).
The Faculty of Tourism and Hospitality Management in Opatija, Croatia has been using business strategy games in its classes since 2012, which makes it one of the first educational institutions in Croatia to use this method in the teaching process. During the summer semester, they used two types of business simulation games: Cesim SimBrand and Cesim OnService.