Simulation Games

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Conglomerate (Conglomerate Strategy)

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'Conglomerate' is an interactive on-line simulation game that requires you to build a business empire across industries as the economy grows. Throughout the simulation, you will be required to take strategic decisions. You will have to decide whether you should expand in the industry vertically or horizontally to achieve benefits from learning curve or accrue synergy benefits or diversify into a completely different industry to stave off competitive pressures.

Konsult (Strategy - Consulting)

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To launch a new product line or not is the question! Konsult is an interactive on-line simulation game which also couples up as a training game for consultants. The game requires you to frame the task by selecting topics, investigate the topics by getting answers to various questions and finally give the recommendation.

The Boardroom (Corporate Planning and Strategy)

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Decision co-ordination between various departments is always difficult! The Boardroom is an interactive on-line simulation game that requires you to co-ordinate with your fellow CXOs, strategize in a decision-making setting to take your company's share price to the zenith. As a top-level management executive you would have to take up a challenging role of the following designations - Chief Executive Officer, Chief Finance Officer, Chief Marketing Officer, Chief Sales Officer, Chief Production Officer and Chief Research Officer.

Ceteris Paribus (Micro-Economics)

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Managing your business in a monopolistic competitive scenario could be tough! Ceteris Paribus is an interactive on-line simulation game that will help you learn micro-economics and develop management skills. The game requires you to apply economic concepts and business models in a decision-making setting to achieve the objectives of the firm. As a top-level management executive you would have to take up to 8 critical investment decisions.

MacroEconomica (Macro-Economics)

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Central Bankers and Financial Ministers dilemma - Growth, Inflation or Unemployment! MacroEconomica is an interactive on-line simulation game that will help you learn macro-economics while you play a senior country official. The game requires you to apply economic concepts and models in a decision-making setting to achieve the objectives of your country - High Growth - Low Inflation and Low Fiscal Deficit - Low Unemployment. While all that may sound easy, there is a volatile global economic environment to consider as well!

Customer is King (Customer Segments)

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Knowing and understanding the client are two different things! Customer is King is an interactive on-line simulation game that will help you learn marketing concepts while you play a head of Equity Brokerage House. The game requires you to apply 'marketing mix' in a decision-making setting to achieve the objectives of your house - High Profit.

ResDe (Marketing - Research)

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Would I be awarded a doctorate after I submit my research? ResDe is an interactive on-line simulation game which also couples up as a training game for market researchers. The game requires you to order & analyze secondary research and design & order primary research.

Retail (Sales & Distribution)

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'Retail' is an interactive on-line simulation game that requires you to take up role of an Area Sales Manager of a FMCG company. You will have to take decisions on appropriate stocking and optimize margins of the product-mix, optimize incentives and ensure MOQ; all the while keeping an eye on the competition.

Operationale (Operations - Strategy)

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'Operationale' is an interactive on-line simulation game that requires you to forecast demand, setup factories and compete in the marketplace while introducing new production techniques, training, TQM and newer version of products. Throughout the simulation, you will be required to take strategic decisions. You will have to decide whether you should setup a large central production facility or follow a decentralized setup.

TL2PM (Operations - Project Management)

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Project? Isnt it just another piece of work which needs completion! TL2PM is an interactive on-line simulation game that will help you experience the role of a Project Manager. The game requires you to complete an important project while managing cost and time.

Vishwakarma (Operations - Risk Pooling)

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Operations is easy. Let's see! Vishwakarma is an interactive on-line simulation game that will help you play the exciting role of a Chief Operating Officer. The game requires you to apply all major concepts of operations management in a decision-making setting to achieve the objectives of the firm. As a top-level management executive you would have to take many critical decisions ranging from demand forecasting to cost-effective delivery.

Whipped Beer (Operations - Supply Chain)

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Bullwhip Effect? How can it exist today? Just-in-Time is the name of the game! Whipped Beer is an interactive on-line simulation game that will help you experience typical coordination problems of any non-coordinated system in which problems arise due to lack of systemic thinking. The objective of the game is to meet customer demand for cases of beer through a multi-stage supply chain with minimal expenditure on back orders and inventory to maximize the profit of your supply chain.

Bank on Us (Finance - Management of Banks)

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Taking care of all those rates, isn't going to be easy! Bank on Us is an interactive on-line simulation game that will help you learn banking industry and develop requisite management skills. The game requires you to apply banking concepts in a decision-making setting to achieve the objectives of the firm. As a top-level management executive you would have to take up to 17 critical investment decisions.

Bid2Win (Finance - DCF and Real Options)

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Which projects will make you money and which won't, is the question! Bid2Win is an interactive on-line simulation game that will help you hone financial skills by playing the role of a bidder of big projects. The game requires you to apply finance concepts and business models in a decision-making setting to achieve the objectives of the firm. As a top-level management executive you would have to take many critical decisions ranging from source of financing to project selection.

Business Cycle (Finance - Portfolio Management)

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Are you diversified enough to navigate a business cycle? Business Cycle is an interactive on-line simulation game that will help you experience various stages of a business cycle. The objective for you as a portfolio manager is to be diversified enough to maximize risk-adjusted returns.

Crude Sensibilities (Finance - Derivatives)

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A trader makes a lot of money. See if you have it in you! Crude Sensibilities is an interactive on-line simulation game that will help you experience volatile commodity markets. The game requires you to apply derivative concepts in a trading environment to achieve the objectives of the firm - arbitrage profiting or volatility profiting. As a top-level management executive you would have to decide the objective of the firm and also execute it in the dynamic world environment.

Deal Street (M & A)

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Acquiring a company is easy. You just require plain mathematics and lots of money! Deal Street is an interactive on-line simulation game that virtually creates a real-life M & A situation. As a buying or a selling company you have access to information about various other companies. You would have to evaluate and negotiate the right value for your company.

Finac (Financial Accounting)

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Balance the sheets and watch the cash flow! Finac is an interactive on-line simulation game that will help you learn accounting statements while you arrange them in correct order.

Money Manager (Working Capital Management)

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To be able to pay all your suppliers on time is the key! Money Manager is an interactive on-line simulation game that will help you learn the importance of cash-flow management in business. The game requires you to apply simple but rarely applied financial concepts and business models in a decision-making setting to achieve the objectives of the company. As a top-level management executive you would have to take up to 14 critical investment decisions.

The Rainmaker (Relationship Management)

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Knowing and understanding the client are two different things! The Rainmaker is an interactive on-line simulation game which also couples up as a training game for relationship managers and financial planners. The game requires you to make hot-calls to selected profiles, ask them appropriate questions and give them good portfolio advisory.

Aequitas Equitas (Human Resource - Prejudices)

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Humans are easy to understand if we know their background! AequitasEquitas is an interactive on-line simulation game that will help you overcome your prejudices. The objective of the game is to take decisions on basis of facts and logical deduction.

Crossed Swords (Human Resources - Negotiations)

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It's my way or the highway! Crossed Swords is an interactive on-line simulation game that will help you take the first step towards the world of corporate negotiations. The objective of the game is to give you first-hand experience of negotiations and how one should prepare for them. Commonly used HR jargon such as BATNA, MESO, ZOPA, Anchor-Bias etc is not used explicitly in the game but is fully embedded in the way negotiation outcome pans out.

Leader - anyone? (Human Resource - Leadership)

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You just need to put your feet on the table and whip others to work for you! Leader Anyone? is an interactive on-line simulation game that will help you take a shot at leadership role in your organization. In the simulation, you and your team members would be at loggerheads because of conflicting objectives set out for everyone. The objective of the game is to give you first-hand experience of importance of team work in organizations by living through the reasons which lead to organizational conflicts.

OrgDe Levers (Human Resource - Organization Structure)

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I am the consultant and I will tell you the right way! OrgDe Levers is an interactive on-line simulation game that will help you experience a consultant's role. The objective of the game is to understand business of the client and strategize the way ahead for them to meet their goals.