Upcoming Seminars


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How to Integrate Capsim into Your Course

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This two-day training session will give you the insight needed to effectively integrate a Capsim business simulation into your 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

How to Use Comp-XM Reports for Assessment & AoL

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This workshop is designed to give Comp-XM users more in-depth training. The focus will be specifically on leveraging Comp-XM reports. This includes utilizing them to:

  • Assess participant performance
  • Measure results against your Assurance of Learning Goals
  • Access and format the information needed for Accreditation

For more information, please contact us at seminar@capsim.com or 312-477-7200.

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?

Upcoming Webinars

15/15: Countdown to Success

A series for students

We’re here to help you become a success. Join us on Mondays and Thursdays at 1PM CT for a 30-minute webinar to gain a better understanding of key concepts used in the simulation. Each webinar will be divided into two 15-minute segments. The first half will be dedicated to providing tips you can leverage to enhance your performance. During the last half, you drive the conversation by asking your own questions.

Title Date/Time
Ready. Set. Go! Your path to success
Getting started & strategy/mission statements
Mon, Sept 8, 2014 1:00 PM - 1:30 PM CDT
Snapshot of the market
Basic decision making
Thu, Sept 11 2014 1:00 PM - 1:30 PM CDT
Revolving headlines
Understanding the Courier/FastTrack
Mon, Sept 15, 2014 1:00 PM - 1:30 PM CDT
Push the envelope
Research & development: Advanced decision making
Thu, Sept 18, 2014 1:00 PM - 1:30 PM CDT
Spotlight your brand
Marketing: Advanced decision making
Mon, Sept 22, 2014 1:00 PM - 1:30 PM CDT
Predict the future
Forecasting: Advanced decision making
Thu, Sept 25, 2014 1:00 PM - 1:30 PM CDT
Keep the line moving
Production: Advanced decision making
Mon, Sept 29, 2014 1:00 PM - 1:30 PM CDT
In the red or in the black
Finance: Advanced decision making
Thu, Oct 2, 2014 1:00 PM - 1:30 PM CDT
Quality matters
Human resources & TQM: Advanced decision making
Mon, Oct 6, 2014 1:00 PM - 1:30 PM CDT
Wrapping it up - final debrief
Debrief reports & scoring
Thu, Oct 9, 2014 1:00 PM - 1:30 PM CDT

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.

Spring 2014 Capstone Grand Finals Results

Rank Name(s) Final Score University Instructor
1st Mike Veigel 804 University of North Alabama Dennis Balch
2nd Ngar Yee Melody Chung 721 The Hong Kong University of Science & Technology Kai-Lung Hui
3rd Charbel Ghassan 718 American University of Beirut Marina Apaydin
Ali Abou Haidar
Claire Chalouhi
4th Vinod Agrawal 526 IIM, Raipur – India Dharam Pal
5th Ida Manning 510 Kelley School of Business, Indiana University Kenneth Wendeln
Jessica Henderson
6th Hoang Tran Thien 423 RMIT University David Knock

Spring 2014 Foundation Grand Finals Results

Rank Name(s) Final Score University Instructor
1st Napat Pongsamart 781 Mahidol University Bhakorn Makarananda
2nd Donna Weathers 703 University of Montana Shawn Clouse
3rd Ripken LaMarsh 699 Lenoir-Rhyne University Craig Schreiber
4th Adam Brill 636 The King s College Dawn Fotopulos
Joanne Vo
5th Hoi Shan Kathy Tang 601 BYU Hawaii Kevin Castle
Man Yu Wu
6th Joshua Hambrick 536 Bob Jones University Andrew Cropsey

Spring 2014 Capsim Challenge Results