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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

Increasing MBA employability and program flexibility with business simulations

Posted by Veijo Kyösti on Wednesday, May 15, 2019 | Reading time: 1 min.

MBA education globally is revalidating itself. The Graduate Management Admission Council (GMAC) reported stable demand for MBA application volumes in their October 2018 study, but there are significant differences between programs. Biggest declines are seen in the traditional 2 year programs whereas programs that have added topical concentrations and flexibility with online modules have gained double-digit growth.

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Tags: How to use business simulations, Why use business simulations, Business education, Higher education, Employability, MBA, MBAlife

The Learning Equation - Business Simulation Games in Active Learning

Posted by Zsuzsa Jakab on Thursday, December 15, 2011 | Reading time: 1 min.

Passive learning is a thing of the past. Going forward, educators everywhere will need to understand and respond to the changing requirements of students, as well as governmental bodies that expect a significant improvement in the factor of employability upon graduation. Active-learning formats help educators achieve that, by providing a much more stimulating learning environment to students to compliment and practice their theoretical business knowledge.

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Tags: Educator 2.0, What are business simulations?, Why use business simulations, Student engagement, student motivation, business simulation games, Business education, Higher education, Employability

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