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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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Team Performance, Cognitive Diversity, and Business Simulation

Posted by Zsuzsa Jakab on Friday, May 15, 2015

As we have covered in previous articles, business simulations are already a fantastic supplementary tool on their own in higher education learning. Today we talked to Associate Professor Anssi Tarkiainen at Lappeenranta University of Technology about how he is taking the use of simulations to the next level. Professor Tarkiainen has been using Cesim Global Challenge for 5 years in a capstone course for the internationally accredited (EPAS accreditation) Master’s in International Marketing Management program offered at the LUT School of Business and Management. Recently, LUT was ranked as the best young university in the Nordic countries by Times Higher Education 100 under 50 rankings.

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10 Banking Concepts to Practice with the Cesim Bank Simulation

Posted by Zsuzsa Jakab on Friday, April 04, 2014

Cesim Bank is a browser-based bank management simulation game developed to facilitate understanding of the front and back office operations of a bank, and their interaction in a competitive environment, and to help cultivate a holistic and fact-based management culture, develop analytical skills, and create awareness about the current banking operating environment.

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6 Concepts to Practice with Cesim Hospitality Simulation

Posted by Zsuzsa Jakab on Wednesday, August 15, 2012

If you are a hotel and restaurant management educator looking for an engaging and hands-on approach to teach hospitality concepts, look no further.

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15 Marketing Concepts To Practice With Cesim SimBrand

Posted by Zsuzsa Jakab on Wednesday, January 18, 2012

The academic field of marketing is a vast pool of interrelated concepts and theories from areas such as the marketing environment, market research and new product development, marketing tactics and strategy, marketing mix, customer segmentation, customer management and more.

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12 Business Concepts To Practice With Cesim Global Challenge

Posted by Zsuzsa Jakab on Wednesday, January 11, 2012

Below is a list of business concepts that participants will practice by playing the international business and strategy simulation game, Cesim Global Challenge. If you are wondering whether this simulation is right for your course or training program, have a look at this list to get a general overview of the concepts present within the game.

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13 Best Practices of Teaching with Business Simulation Games

Posted by Cesim Finland on Monday, September 19, 2011

This is a guest post written by John Greene (he is blogging at MarketSharing), who is a Cesim simulation games expert and a Digital Marketing and International Marketing Lecturer at Helsinki Metropolia University of Applied Sciences. He has extensive knowledge in marketing and new product development having worked in the FMCG sector in Ireland. He has travelled widely in Europe as well as China to source and develop new products. Since moving to Finland John has concentrated on teaching and consulting in the higher education sector as well as working as a marketing consultant to startups & SMEs.

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How to Use Educational Technology - Business Simulation Games

Posted by Cesim Finland on Tuesday, June 07, 2011

Cesim's first webinar with guest speaker John Greene. The topics discussed included emerging cultural and technology trends in education, simulation games as a learning, introduction to Cesim business simulation games and best practices for teaching with them in the classroom.

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