ERPsim Games in Management Higher Education


  • Giulia Paulet
  • Geoffrey Dick


The ERPsim simulations have been used in the past decade mainly to help students discover real-life skills in the classroom environment within higher education and to promote better decision-making skills. To date, these simulations have aided numerous instructors in teaching business processes in Information Systems courses. This paper reports on utilizing the games in a new context within senior level, undergraduate, managerial decision-making classes in universities. The main objectives in introducing this simulation to the students was to give them exposure to the use of business information in tactical and operational decision-making.. By implementing simulation business games within the classroom curriculum and modify the way in which the simulation was introduced over subsequent interactions of the course , the instructors were able to increase student satisfaction..