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The Business Simulations Blog

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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Tags: Educator 2.0, Case study, Customization, Acquire practical business skills, Business simulations tips, Integration, How to use business simulations, Why use business simulations, Practice business theories

6 Effective Business Simulation Games Teaching Strategies

Posted by Cesim Finland on Friday, July 29, 2016


Hello educators, the new academic year is fast approaching. Are you thinking about incorporating business simulation games into your courses or training? Whether you are a new or experienced simulation user, we understand that you must be looking for the best strategies to ensure the smooth integration of the simulation and hopefully to achieve the maximum teaching and learning benefits. We want to help and contribute to the improvement of education quality and effectiveness, so we are reviewing some of the effective business simulator games teaching strategies in this month's blog post.

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Tags: Educator 2.0, Customization, Acquire practical business skills, Business simulations tips, Grading, Integration, How to use business simulations, Assessment, Why use business simulations

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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Tags: Educator 2.0, Case study, Customization, Acquire practical business skills, Integration, How to use business simulations, Assessment, Why use business simulations

Using Modules In Cesim Business Simulations: Easier Than You Think

Posted by Zsuzsa Jakab on Thursday, September 19, 2013

So you would like to add some complexity to your business simulation based courses? Or just want to keep it interesting one year to another by slightly changing what decision making areas are available to your students? If you are using Cesim Business Management Simulations, you already know how easy it is to create a new simulations course, but you may yet to give a try to case customization. In this article we will walk you through why you should modify the modules of Cesim business simulation games, where to find them, what you can change, and how to apply them to your course.

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Tags: Educator 2.0, Customization, How to use business simulations

5 Steps to Create a Custom Case For Your Business Simulations Course

Posted by Zsuzsa Jakab on Thursday, November 08, 2012

In this post, we are going to delve deeper into one of the more advanced features of the Cesim Instructor platform: the Case Customization Manager. If you ever wanted to change the parameters or the story of a Cesim business simulation, this is the place to do it. With some neat new options added in our latest release, you can now do a whole lot more to make your case unique. Whether you are a novice or advanced simulations user, modifying a default case might seem daunting at first, so we've put together a walk through of how to create a custom case for your course in 5 easy steps. 

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Tags: Developers Den, Customization, How to use business simulations