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The Business Simulations Blog

Business Simulation Equips Telekom Austria Young Potentials for Future Challenges

Posted by Cesim Finland on Tuesday, January 10, 2017

Telekom Austria Group, the leading communications provider in Central and Eastern Europe, today takes care for more than 24 million customers across its 8 markets of operations, and has more than 17,000 employees. Telekom Austria Group's portfolio encompasses products and services of voice telephony, broadband Internet, multimedia services, data and IT solutions, wholesale as well as payment solutions.

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Why Use Business Simulations in STEM Education

Posted by Cesim Finland on Tuesday, October 25, 2016


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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How to Improve Student Employability with Business Simulation Games

Posted by Cesim Finland on Tuesday, July 05, 2016

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.


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How to Teach Practical Business Skills with Cesim Simulations

Posted by Cesim Finland on Wednesday, June 01, 2016


At the annual Cesim Business Simulation Nordic-Chinese Institutions Teaching Experience Sharing 2016, we invited instructors and MBA students from Shenzhen University and Beijing Normal University in China over to Finland. This sharing aims to accelerate the teaching experience exchange among Nordic and Chinese educators, particularly how simulation games are used to enhance the practical business skills and employability of students. We interviewed Professor Li, Dean of College of Management at Shenzhen University, about her business simulations teaching and competition experience from a leadership perspective.
 
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Business Simulation Game Module at Coventry University

Posted by Cesim Finland on Thursday, April 28, 2016

During the  Inaugural Cesim Instructor Workshop 2016, we strived to create more effective learning experience for students and share simulation teaching experiences among educators of different institutions and countries. Each instructor took turn to express their expectation from the Workshop before the in-depth discussion and ideas exchange began. One of the very popular interests in business strategy games teaching among educators was, how do other instructors use simulations in their courses and institutions? In response to this popular request, we will introduce the business simulator game module practice of Adewale Adeyemi at Coventry University in this blog post.
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Business Simulations at Saimaa University of Applied Sciences

Posted by Zsuzsa Jakab on Thursday, September 03, 2015

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.

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Cesim OnService Small Business Simulation in JAMK's Freshmen Class

Posted by Zsuzsa Jakab on Wednesday, April 15, 2015

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.

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Terrena Executive Training Using Cesim Business Simulations

Posted by Zsuzsa Jakab on Thursday, May 08, 2014

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.

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NYU's Jukka Laitamäki Discusses The Cesim Hospitality Simulation

Posted by Zsuzsa Jakab on Monday, November 18, 2013

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).

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Business Games At Tourism & Hospitality Management Faculty In Opatija

Posted by Zsuzsa Jakab on Tuesday, October 29, 2013


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.

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