Train the Trainer

Friday, November 12  · 9:00 AM - 12:15  PM  · Virtual: ZOOM ·  Free

Take your instruction to the next level.

The results are in – students want engaging learning experiences and employers want career-ready applicants. Come learn how to effectively and efficiently infuse technology-based experiential learning into your programs and classrooms to meet these demands. 

This “train the trainer” workshop will focus on how to best leverage Capsim’s microsimulation platform called CapsimInbox. This half-day workshop is designed for both new users and current users -- all are welcome!

Learning Objectives

  • Articulate an evidence-based case for experiential learning 
  • Explain the science behind and educational value of CapsimInbox 
  • Describe the various ways CapsimInbox can be used in classrooms and across programs 
  • Apply “best practices” to promote active learning and long-term professional development 
  • Leverage robust data to support accreditation documentation 
  • Discuss how CapsimInbox can be customized to meet more specific curricular needs

Meet the Host

Dr. Erich Dierdorff

Professor of Management, DePaul University

Dr. Erich Dierdorff is a Professor of Management in the Driehaus College of Business at DePaul University. Inside the university, he is an award-winning instructor at both the graduate and undergraduate levels of business education. Outside the university, Dr. Dierdorff has helped a wide variety of organizations to more effectively leverage their human capital through overall process redesigns, individual development and coaching, and evidence-based interventions using data science and analytics. 

Dr. Dierdorff’s research aims to understand the factors that drive the effectiveness of individual- and team-level learning, as well as determining the most effective practices for work analysis, work design, work performance, and leadership effectiveness. This research has appeared in leading journals such as Journal of Applied Psychology, Personnel Psychology, Academy of Management Journal, Journal of Management, and The Leadership Quarterly, among others. 

Dr. Dierdorff has additionally contributed to industry and press outlets such as Harvard Business Review, BusinessWeek, Wall Street Journal, Financial Times, Chronicle of Higher Education, and Washington Post.


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