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Business Simulation Game

Module name (EN): Business Simulation Game
Degree programme: Industrial Engineering, Master, ASPO 01.10.2011
Module code: WIMAS-930
Hours per semester week / Teaching method: 2PA (2 hours per week)
ECTS credits: 3
Semester: 2
Mandatory course: yes
Language of instruction:
Class presentation, project work

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Applicability / Curricular relevance:
WIMAS-930 Industrial Engineering, Master, ASPO 01.10.2011, semester 2, mandatory course
30 class hours (= 22.5 clock hours) over a 15-week period.
The total student study time is 90 hours (equivalent to 3 ECTS credits).
There are therefore 67.5 hours available for class preparation and follow-up work and exam preparation.
Recommended prerequisites (modules):
Recommended as prerequisite for:
Module coordinator:
Prof. Dr. Andy Junker
Prof. Dr. Andy Junker (project)

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Learning outcomes:
The participants will apply their knowledge of business administration as a basis for making business decisions. Using the TOPSIM software, competitive situations and market conquest strategies will be realistically mapped. Theoretical basics will be implemented in the simulation and students will become acquainted with the factors that can influence success.

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Module content:
Various planning periods will be simulated under changing market conditions. Knowledge of economic basics will be intensified in the discussions that take place between the individual decision rounds of the business management simulation. In addition, the lecturer will be available to students for support, when needed. Last but not least, the discussion of the results of the business simulation together with the lecturer will help students process and classify what they experienced and learned from the simulation.

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Teaching methods/Media:
PC simulation; Metaplan

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Recommended or required reading:
Participant manual Topsim "Pro-Scenario"

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