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Business Simulations help achieve learning goals and acquire skills

Posted by Cesim Team on Wednesday, August 02, 2017 | Reading time: 2 min.

The use of Business Simulation Games can make learning goals more achievable for higher-education students according to a meta-study by researchers of the University of Utrecht (Netherlands). Simulations have become a vital part of academic courses in different business and management fields, the researchers from the Dutch university point out, and after reviewing a series of studies on Business Simulations, they have also identified 3 best practices for their successful use: specificity of the game, integration in the course, and role of the instructor.

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Why Use Business Simulations in STEM Education

Posted by Cesim Finland on Tuesday, October 25, 2016 | Reading time: 6 min.


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 | Reading time: 6 min.


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 | Reading time: 5 min.

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

How to Teach Practical Business Skills with Cesim Simulations

Posted by Cesim Finland on Wednesday, June 01, 2016 | Reading time: 4 min.

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

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