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Capstone is a COMERCIAL Business Strategy simulation - based on the idea that "The best way to learn about a business is to run a business". The game consists of two components, a website and a Decision Support software Microsoft Excel disc. The players (students) buy the software package and then, usually as a group "run there busines, posting the results of their decisions on the Web site. Students not only compete with their own classmates; but can compete nationwide with other class... More
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Material Type: Simulation
Technical Format: CD-Rom
Date Added to MERLOT: November 19, 2000
Date Modified in MERLOT: November 19, 2000
Submitter: Ron Robinson


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Primary Audience: College General Ed
Mobile Compatibility: Not specified at this time
Language: English
Material Version: 2000
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Avatar for Mary Nunaley
16 years ago

Mary Nunaley (Faculty)

I really enjoyed using the simulation and so did my students. Many had never
taken an accounting course before and all are studying to be chefs- despite
these challenges, we found the simulation greatly enhanced the learning
experience in the Cost Control class.

I really enjoyed the online tutorials and the optional writing assignments as
well. The tutorials allowed the students to review material at their own pace
and the additional writing assignments enhanced both critical thinking skills
and the writing across the curriculum requirements for the college

Technical Remarks:

The tech support personnell are wonderful. We experienced a few problems with
Windows NT and they were able to walk us through them. The students were very
impressed with the help and support that was available.