Service Simulation Game

The following details taken from the examination regulations MSWI/15, SMPO 4. Änderungsordnung zum WS 2018/19 are for information purposes only and not legally binding. For legally binding information, please refer to the corresponding official examination regulations of the program Master Wirtschaftsingenieurwesen.

Key Info

Basic Information

Studypath:
Master Wirtschaftsingenieurwesen
Semester:
2
Course Type:
Simulation Game
Language:
English
Cycle:
Summer term
Scheduling:
First half of the semester
Course Units:
4.0
Credits:
5.0
Course Limit:
20
Compulsory Attendance:
Yes

Lecturer

Syllabus

Today's students need to understand complex problems, experience working in teams of people with diverse opinions and personalities, and ultimately come to a decision in the face of many competing options. To address this, this course will utilize business simulations to offer students real-world experience with a variety of strategy issues. From the viewpoint of a service company, the students will be challenged to implement their strategy by making a wide range of decisions in marketing, operations, management, human resource development, finances, and asset management. A unique aspect is its service context, which is very applicable to issues in today's economy.

Objectives

Students will implement their knowledge of strategic business making in a simulation game. The competitive 24/7 web-based business simulation provides an environment for students to see how their strategy turns out. Students should learn to formulate their overall strategy and translate theoretical concepts into strategic management skills.

Prerequisites

Solid command of English

Examination

The final grade can be composed as follows:
• Option A: Colloquium & presentation (50%, graded) and examination (50%, graded, 60min.)
• Option B: Colloquium & presentation (50%, graded) and paper (50%, graded)
• Option C: Paper (50%, graded) and examination (50%, graded, 60min.)
• Option D: Examination (100%, graded, 60min.)
All components specified for the respective option need to be passed to pass the module. The exact form of examination (A, B, C or D) will be announced at the start of the course.

Further Information

No information available in English at the moment.

Literature

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