Chicago Housing Authority and Capsim Help Local Youth

The partnership between Capsim, DePaul University, Chicago Housing Authority and BMO Harris Bank continues on for the second year this summer as a component of Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s One Summer Chicago. The six-week program provides job and internship opportunities to youth throughout the Chicago area. Continue reading “Chicago Housing Authority and Capsim Help Local Youth”

Capsim Partners with Notre Dame’s Young African Leaders Initiative

Developing a deeper understanding of the multi-faceted world of business can seem daunting. Fortunately, Capsim created business simulations so people all over the world can enhance their business comprehension through experiential learning. Continue reading “Capsim Partners with Notre Dame’s Young African Leaders Initiative”

MEETING YOUR COURSE OBJECTIVES Part 2: Understand the various elements of the marketing mix

In this series, we will take a look at the most common learning objectives for intro and principles level business courses and demonstrate how CapsimCore™ can be effectively used to meet those objectives. Our newest simulation is designed to make business learning fun and engaging at any level.

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MEETING YOUR COURSE OBJECTIVES Part 1: Describe the functional areas of business

In this series, we will take a look at the most common learning objectives for intro and principles level business courses and demonstrate how CapsimCore™ can be effectively used to meet those objectives. Our newest simulation is designed to make business learning fun and engaging at any level.

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Evidence for Soft Skill Learning Outcomes

Capsim has re-imagined the management 360 appraisal instrument to create an online tool that delivers reliable, validated data on a wide range of soft skills that are critical to business school learning goals, but notoriously difficult to quantify for assessment and accreditation.

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Accreditation and Assessment Webinar Series

Many of the nation’s top MBA schools claim to convert today’s students into tomorrow’s leaders. So how do you differentiate your program enough to stand out in the crowd?

Capsim introduces Capsim360, our newest assessment and accreditation solution that effectively captures key data on difficult-to-measure learning goals related to interpersonal and leadership skills.

Want to learn more? Join Dr. Erich Dierdorff, an expert in behavioral assessment, on January 27 at 1pm CST for a webinar entitled ‘Hard Measures for ‘Soft Skill’ Learning goals.

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Fall Capsim Challenge Winners Named

Chicago, IL, November 19th 2015: Capsim celebrates another successful Capsim Challenge. This competition pits over 2,000 students from business schools around the world. The qualifying rounds were from Oct. 1st to Oct. 30th, while the finals were held in lightning round fashion over two days, Nov. 13th and 14th. Continue reading “Fall Capsim Challenge Winners Named”

Thoughts on AACSB’s Associate Deans Conference

I just got back from the AACSB Associate Deans Conference and I want to share a couple things I learned. One is that Kansas City is a great place to watch a baseball game and the other is that the Flipped Classroom is a reality in Higher Education. Continue reading “Thoughts on AACSB’s Associate Deans Conference”

An introductory guide to value chain analysis

Legendary business analyst Michael Porter, known for developing the three generic strategies and 5- Forces is also responsible for another valuable business tool: the value chain. This concept involves analyzing the process view of a company, looking at the various activities involved within its greater infrastructure – like staffing, equipment and raw materials – that determine the margin between costs and profits. Continue reading “An introductory guide to value chain analysis”