Play the role of the CEO of Back Bay Battery, managing a portfolio of R&D investments. Based on Clayton Christensen's "The Innovator’s Dilemma."
Organizational Behavior: Judgment in a Crisis
Explore cognitive bias and decision-making during a product launch crisis.
Decide the proper use and timing of change levers to establish credibility and achieve adopters within an organization.
Marketing: Sales, Segments, & Customers
Allocate marketing resources to analyze and capture the most profitable market segments.
Entrepreneurship: The Startup Game
Founders, investors, and employees compete to build and fund successful startups.
Member nations of "OPEQ" set petroleum production levels with competing countries in order to maximize cumulative profits.
Analyze effects of growth investment and cash-flow improvement opportunities on working capital in this entrepreneurship simulation.
Learn how to successfully complete a project initiative, while managing cost and time.
Operations Management: Benihana
Use queuing and batching to manage operations and demand for a typical night at a Benihana restaurant.
Operations: Balancing Process Capacity
Explore core concepts of process analysis in the context of managing a car wash.
Operations: Push vs. Pull Production
Manage production of inventory in the context of a multi-stage computer manufacturing supply chain that feeds a retailer.
Model queuing in the context of a hospital. Experiment with variability of arrival times, service times, and resource utilization.
Operations: System Utilization
Experiment with work in progress and process variability in the context of a service organization. Based on the Manzana Insurance case study.
Operations Management: Cost of Quality
Develop an understanding of statistical process control (SPC) in service, health care, and manufacturing settings.
Root Beer Game
Experiment with the bullwhip effect and demand forecasting in the context of a supply chain for making Root Beer.
Finance: M & A in Wine Country
Manage one of three wine producers, attempting to merge or become a potential acquisition target.
Take on the role of CEO and evaluate capital investment proposals across the company’s three divisions.
Operations: Inventory Basics
Manage inventory and replenishment in the context of a small hardware store.
LBO & Private Equity
Play the role of a large corporation during a leveraged buyout takeover bid. Based on the Blackstone/Celanese case study.
Maximize profit during a new product launch while making key decisions around marketing, pricing, and capacity expansion.