BUSINESS SIMULATIONS  

Business simulations are an excellent way to actively engage people in a safe environment where mistakes can be learned from without alienating customers, clients, or coworkers.

 

With each client we tailor the objectives of the simulation to achieve their specific goals. Our business simulations have helped our clients achieve:

  • Improved strategy implementation
  • Stronger business acumen
  • Heightened financial literacy
  • Improved communication between functional organizations
  • Increased ability to manage R&D, quality, flexibility, and efficiency in a profitable manner
  • Improved awareness of the necessity to effectively brand and market
  • Greater understanding of, and ability to manage, their intangible assets
  • Strong linkage between human resource practices and business strategy

We offer a variety of business simulations appropriate for all industries and situations.

  • CELEMI Apples & Oranges®- a one-day business simulation that allows participants to work in teams to operate a simulated organization (available for a variety of industries). Participants learn how to read and interpret financial statements, identify critical elements affecting profitability, and analyze financial ratios and key performance indicators to make priorities accordingly. Time is spent at the end of the day to debrief the learning and help participants create a plan for applying what they learned to their own organization to make it more efficient and effective.
  • Healthcare Reality - a two-day business simulation that allows participants to work in teams to operate a simulated healthcare organization. Participants learn the principles of service excellence and lean healthcare as they work to effectively manage service line flexibility, operational efficiency, quality, research & planning, and market development. Time is spent at the end of day two to debrief the learning and help participants create a plan for applying what they learned to their own organization to make it more efficient and effective.
  • CELEMI Livon - a one-day business simulation that allows participants to work in teams to competitively operate a retail organization. Participants learn the costs and rewards of effectively understanding and managing marketing, promotion, pricing, consumer behavior, market segmentation, and consumer profiling. Time is spent at the end of the day to debrief the learning and help participants create a plan for applying what they learned to their own organization to make it more efficient and effective.
  • Manufacturing Reality - a two-day business simulation that allows participants to work in teams to competitively operate a simulated manufacturing organization. Participants learn the costs and rewards of effectively managing R&D, quality, manufacturing flexibility, manufacturing efficiency, supplier relations, and sales and marketing. Time is spent at the end of day two to debrief the learning and help participants create a plan for applying what they learned to their own organization to make it more efficient and effective.
  • Manufacturing Reality Ca$h Flow- a one-day business simulation that allows participants to work in teams to operate a simulated manufacturing organization. Participants learn how cash flows through the business and the importance of effectively managing R&D, quality, manufacturing flexibility, manufacturing efficiency, supplier relations, and sales and marketing. Time is spent at the end of the day to debrief the learning and help participants create a plan for applying what they learned to their own organization to make it more efficient and effective.
  • CELEMI Tango - a two-day business simulation that allows participants to work in teams to competitively operate a simulated service organization. Participants learn the costs and rewards of developing an efficient organization that profitably manages their intangible assets including employee competence, brand image, customer loyalty, and reputation. Time is spent at the end of day two to debrief the learning and help participants create a plan for applying what they learned to their own organization to make it more efficient and effective.
  • vLeader 2007 - a fifteen-hour blended learning experience that allows participants to practice leadership skills in a computer-based virtual environment through a series of meetings with direct reports, peers, their boss, and other executives. Over a five-week period participants learn a broadly applicable framework for communication and leadership, explore the use of the framework using a variety of leadership styles, practice these new found skills in a safe environment where they can learn from mistakes without offending real people, and begin apply these skills to their current role.