|July 23-24||Teaching International Business Strategy with GlobalDNA||55 E Monroe STE 3210
Chicago, IL 60603
|July 30-31||Teaching Business Strategy with Capstone||55 E Monroe STE 3210
Chicago, IL 60603
Our seminar will give you the insight needed to effectively integrate a Capsim business simulation into your business strategy course.
You will work with the Capsim Team and other instructors to discuss best practices for using our simulations to create an engaging classroom environment while developing your students' business acumen. You will experience our simulations from the perspective of both a student and a professor. During this seminar you will:
- Learn how your peers are integrating the simulation into their programs
- Gain valuable knowledge of how to debrief results of the simulation
- Experience playing the simulation from a participant's perspective
- Identify the cross-functional interactions in the simulation
- Learn more about Capsim’s entire suite of products, including new product development
Who Should Attend
Capsim Seminars are great for new or experienced users as well as those looking to learn more about business simulations as educational tools. The seminar will answer a range of questions relating to our business simulations and assessment tools:
- How do I incorporate a simulation into an existing class structure?
- Can the simulations fit into a compressed schedule?
- Can the simulations be used in an online setting?
- What do I need to get started?
- Do I need training to teach a simulation?
- How do I get support when I need it?
- How will the simulations help with outcome assessment goals?
- How long does the system keep records of our courses?
- What should I do to prepare for the simulation?
- Do I need technical abilities to run a simulation?
- What sort of decisions do students make?
- How do I control the pace of the simulation?
- How do I interpret results?
- How do I grade a simulation?
|Where is the seminar held?||The seminar will take place at the Capsim headquarters located at 55 E. Monroe in Chicago Illinois. The training site is located on the 33rd floor. You may enter the building from one of 3 entrances which are located on Adams St., Wabash Ave., and Monroe St. Upon entering the building, look for the elevator bank marked 27-34. If you require assistance locating the training site please do not hesitate to inquire at the front desk located in the lobby of the building.|
|Is there a recommended lodging venue?||Rooms are being reserved at a special rate for Capsim TTT participants at the Silversmith Hotel located at 10 S. Wabash Ave, just 1 block north of our offices. Please contact them at 312.795.6518 to make your reservations.|
|What time will sessions start and end?||Sessions will run from 8:30am-5:30pm on Thursday and from 8:30am-3:00pm on Friday.|
|What is the seminar dress code?||All events on Thursday are business casual. Friday is an optional “Denim Day”.|
|Should I bring my laptop?||1 computer per team will be provided for training exercises. Please feel free to bring a computer for personal usage.|
|Are meals provided?||Yes, breakfast, lunch, and snacks will be provided daily.|
|Where should I park?||There is a garage also located at 55 E. Monroe St. You may enter from Monroe St. or Adams St. The early bird rate (arrival between 5-8am) is $17.00.|
|Driving business outcomes with learning and development programs||Thu, Apr 23, 2015 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM CDT||Register|
The Capsim Challenge takes Capstone and Foundation alumni and pits them against each other in a biannual competition to crown the world’s best at running a multi-million dollar simulated company. Twice each year Capsim alumni have the opportunity to test their business acumen against over 1500 competitors from all over the globe. Participation in the Challenge is free. Please see below if you are eligible to compete.
|Who is Eligible to Play?||All students who have used Capstone or Foundation business simulations in their business school curriculum, including those enrolled in a two-year undergraduate, four-year undergraduate or MBA/graduate course. Students must also have a paid registration for Capstone or Foundation after January 1, 2013, and must not have participated in a previous Challenge. There is no fee to participate. Individuals can play with or without a team. Five-person team maximum.|
|When is Registration?||Registration for the Spring 2015 Capsim Challenge begins on Wednesday, March 11th, 2015 at 8 am CT and ends on Monday, April 13th, 2015 at 12 pm CT.|
|When does the Spring 2015 Capsim Challenge Start?||Qualifying Rounds begin Monday, April 13th, 2015, at 12 pm CT and end Wednesday, April 22nd, 2015, at 12 pm CT. Finalists, which will include 6 Capstone teams and 6 Foundation teams, will be chosen on Wednesday, April 22nd, 2015. We will contact finalists individually and announce all finalists on this page.|
|When Do Final Rounds for the Spring 2015 Capsim Challenge Start?||Final rounds begin Friday, April 24th, 2015, at 12 pm CT and go through Saturday, April 25th, 2015, at 7 pm CT.|
|When Are Winners Announced for the Spring 2015 Capsim Challenge?||The winners will be announced Monday, April 27, 2015, by 5 pm CT.|
|For More Information||For more information on the Capsim Challenge, including our current Spring 2015 Challenge, please contact email@example.com or call 312.477.7200. You can also view press releases on the Challenge in our blog.|
Finalist results from Capsim’s Fall 2014 Capstone Challenge
|Place||University Name||Participant Name(s)||Professor(s)||Score|
|1st||Schulich School of Business||Ismail Jangda||David Weitzner||679|
|2nd||IIM, Raipur – India||Pramod Shrivastava||Dharam Pal||656|
|3rd||Curtin Business School||Ran Shi||Michael Baird||623|
|4th||S.P. Jain Institute of Management and Research||Rishabh Mishra
|Vasant Sivaraman / Bindu Kulkarni||575|
|5th||RMIT University||Minh Triet Nguyen
Van Nguyen Thuy
Giang Tran Le
|6th||Imperial College Business School||Kwanratana Sriwatanakul||Angela Dalrymple||543|
Finalist results from Capsim’s Fall 2014 Foundation
|Place||University Name||Participant Name(s)||Professor||Score|
|1st||Mahidol University||Supap Taratippitak||Bhakorn Makarananda||826|
|2nd||Sabanci University||Cosay Kacar||Betul Gemalmaz||733|
|3rd||Queen’s University||Terry Zhang
|4th||University of Montana||Donald Helliwell||Shawn Clouse||656|
|5th||University of Texas at Arlington||Christopher Shankland||Dwight Long||429|
|6th||Kean University||Lisa Shedden
Fall 2014 Results
|Spring 2014||Mike Veigel||University of North Alabama||804|
|Fall 2013||Dhiraj Lohiya||SPJIMR||822|
|Spring 2013||Curtis Wallette||University of Montana||835|
|Fall 2012||Sonia Apsingekar
|Spring 2012||Christopher Steffes||Michigan State University||926|
|Fall 2011||Rick Davenport||Midway College||790|
|Spring 2011||Ren Long Chan||McMaster University||831|
|Fall 2010||Ramanarayanan K||IIM Bangalore||860|
|Spring 2010||Richard Powell||University of Redlands - San Diego Campus||910|
|Fall 2009||Kiran V Holla||IIM Bangalore||864|
|Spring 2009||Ho Chi Hong||HKUST||806|
|Fall 2008||Tom Kung||National Cheng Chi University||803|
|Spring 2008||Kallol Chaudhuri||University of Pennsylvania||796|
|Fall 2007||Kerim Koyunoglu||The University of Melbourne||822|
|Spring 2007||Brent Corbitt||University of Arkansas at Little Rock||904|
|Fall 2006||Bryan J. Rathman||Kutztown University||$165,735,218|
|Spring 2006||Amy Chittick-Kulper
|Kennesaw State University||$133,278,276|
|Fall 2005||Jim LaRocca
|Spring 2005||Ian Goh
Kok Loong (Rodney) Lim
|Curtin University of Technology||$152,358,170|
|Fall 2004||Mathew Gardner
|University of British Columbia||$171,230,796|
|Spring 2004||Abdulla Udaipurwala||Stevens Institute of Technology||$202,847,624|
|Fall 2003||Vipul Goradia||University of Toledo||$145,704,375|
|Spring 2003||Scott Barnett||Vanderbilt University||$172,819,920|
|Fall 2002||Cheong Chew||University of Central Oklahoma||$182,838,524|
|Spring 2002||Felix Kreh
|Southeast Missouri State University||$281,135,759|
|Fall 2001||Dennis Legori
|Southern Illinois University Edwardsville||$104,261,576|
|Spring 2001||Osman Guner
|University California San Diego||$249,894,560|
|Fall 2001||Dipti Patel-Misra
|University North Carolina Chapel Hill||$358,359,288|
|Spring 2014||Napat Pongsamart||Mahidol University||781|
|Fall 2013||Kongphop Sahasakula||Mahidol University||767|
|Spring 2013||Jared Anderson
|Brighan Young University - Idaho||782|
|Fall 2012||DeMarcus Jones||Lenoir-Rhyne University||762|
|Spring 2012||Tanner Lambert||Montana State University - Billings||746|
|Fall 2011||Tyler Melugin
|Montana State University - Billings||725|
|Spring 2011||Zoey McRae||Montana State University - Billings||757|
|Fall 2010||Robert Woodward||Brigham Young University - Idaho||744|
|Fall 2010||Sam Bradshaw
|Fall 2009||Jacob Rewerts||University of Iowa||756|
|Spring 2009||Tom Molter
|Fall 2008||Bocheng Lin||University of Illinois at Chicago||757|
|Spring 2008||Julian Bauer||DePaul University||748|
|Fall 2007||Christina F. Vaughn||NorthWest Arkansas Community College||776|
|Spring 2007||Christopher Stanton
|Fall 2006||Keeran Raaj Raja Ratnam
Thiam Song Ng
|University of Technology, Sydney||$65,561,803|
|Spring 2006||Sherry Murphy||Montana State University - Billings||$113,217,275|
|Fall 2005||Troy Fix||Montana State University - Billings||$88,976,005|
|Spring 2005||Eddie Minkoff||The University of California - San Diego||$97,103,095|
|Fall 2004||Eric Zerphy
|Spring 2004||Amy Chittick-Kulper
|Kennesaw State University||$113,065,267|
|Fall 2003||Brett Cormier||Montana State University - Billings||$143,478,423|
|Spring 2003||Kevin Ross||University of New Orleans||$130,388,956|
|Fall 2002||Andreas Peter||University of New Orleans||$54,858,272|
|Spring 2002||David Crouy
|University of Massachusetts - Dartmouth||$127,009,745|