Managing Your Simulation

A series for professors

We’re here to help you become comfortable managing your simulation course. Join us on Fridays at 1PM CT for a 30-minute webinar to gain a better understanding of the professor interface and using 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 knowledge of managing your course. During the last half, you drive the conversation by asking your own questions.

Title Date/Time
Tailored for your class
Creating and customizing your simulation

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Setting the stage
Introducing the simulation

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Checking in

Checking student progress
Fri, Sept 26, 2014 1:00 PM - 1:30 PM CDT

Setting the pace and reboot

Scheduling rounds and restarting
Fri, Oct 3, 2014 1:00 PM - 1:30 PM CDT

Play it forward

Processing rounds
Fri, Oct 10, 2014 1:00 PM - 1:30 PM CDT

The good, the bad, the ugly

Debriefing results
Fri, Oct 17, 2014 1:00 PM - 1:30 PM CDT

Measure and Monitor

The Balance Scorecard and how to use it
Fri, Oct 24, 2014 1:00 PM - 1:30 PM CDT

Put your students to the test: Final exam

How to use Comp-XM
Fri, Oct 31, 2014 1:00 PM - 1:30 PM CDT

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

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Snapshot of the market
Basic decision making

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Revolving headlines
Understanding the Courier/FastTrack

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Push the envelope
Research & development: Advanced decision making

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Spotlight your brand
Marketing: Advanced decision making

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Predict the future
Forecasting: Advanced decision making

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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



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Upcoming Seminars

 

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There are no scheduled seminars at this time.

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?

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

Coming Soon.