Short Title:Business Simulation
Full Title:Business Simulation
Language of Instruction:English
Module Code:GAME H3000
 
Credits: 5
Field of Study:Business & Administration
Module Delivered in 5 programme(s)
Reviewed By:Christine Nangle
Module Author:TARA SYLVIA CLARKE
Module Description:This module is a simulated exercise through the medium of a digital platform. It provides an interactive, self directed, experiential learning experience whilst holistically engaging and developing the students skill set. It allows students to take control of a business, test their assumptions, develop their management skills and learn from their mistakes. This module supports an integrative learning effect as the sum of knowledge in other modules compliments the challenges students face in the simulation.
Learning Outcomes
On successful completion of this module the learner will be able to:
LO1 Demonstrate engagement with the digital platform to operate a business in a virtual environment.
LO2 Demonstrate an understanding of how decisions affect business in a holistic way.
LO3 Participate as an effective member of a management team.
LO4 Develop personal and interpersonal skills such as communication, information, project and meeting management.
LO5 Self evaluate and analyse key aspects of the learning experience.
 

Module Content & Assessment

TU Dublin – Tallaght Campus reserves the right to alter the nature and timings of assessment

 

Module Workload

Workload: Full Time
Workload Type Workload Description Hours Frequency Average Weekly Learner Workload
Directed Learning Engagement with the simulation / VR interface 3.00 Every Week 3.00
Independent Learning Team engagement and decision making 6.00 Every Week 6.00
Total Weekly Learner Workload 9.00
Total Weekly Contact Hours 3.00
Workload: Part Time
Workload Type Workload Description Hours Frequency Average Weekly Learner Workload
Directed Learning Engagement with the simulation / VR interface 2.00 Every Week 2.00
Independent Learning Team engagement and decision making 7.00 Every Week 7.00
Total Weekly Learner Workload 9.00
Total Weekly Contact Hours 2.00
 

Module Resources

Recommended Book Resources
  • Leigh Thompson 2018, Making the Team: A guide for managers, 6th Edition Ed., Pearson [ISBN: 0134484207]
  • Harvey Maylor 2017, Project Management, 4th Edition Ed. [ISBN: 1292237066]
  • David Cotton 2016, The Smart Solution;: 68 tools for creative problem solving and decision making, 1st Edition Ed., Pearson [ISBN: 1292142316]
  • Robert DiYanni 2014, The Pearson Guide to Critical and Creative Thinking, Pearson College Division [ISBN: 0205909248]
Recommended Article/Paper Resources
  • Lecturing Staff 2018, Relevant Information packs based on simulation / virtual reality
Other Resources
  • Moodle: Lecturing Staff 2018, Digital communication interface to provide support
 

Module Delivered in

Programme Code Programme Semester Delivery
TA_BAMNG_B Bachelor of Business (Honours) in Management 6 Mandatory
TA_BITNL_B Bachelor of Business (Hons) International Business 5 Mandatory
TA_BAMNG_D Bachelor of Business in Management 6 Mandatory
TA_BITNL_D Bachelor of Business International Business 5 Mandatory
TA_BMNGT_D (1 year add-on) TA_BMNGT_D - Bachelor of Business in Management 6 Mandatory