Capsim Guide Essay

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EXAMINATION GUIDE

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Welcome to Comp-XM
Your Registration Number
If your instructor or school did not give you a Registration Number, you will need to register online using a credit card or checking account. Welcome to Comp-XM® an integrated evaluation tool that will allow , you to demonstrate your business skills. Comp-XM has two sections: 1. A business simulation similar to the one you just completed and 2. A series of quizzes, called Board Queries, that ask questions related to your simulation environment.

The Simulation
Round 1

Board Queries
Board Queries are web-based quizzes that relate directly to the results of your simulation. As CEO, you will report to the Board of
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Board Queries are questions posed by your Board of Directors. They are drawn from the unique results of your simulation. You could appear before the Board up to five times to answer their questions about your company.
Comp-XM Inquirer and Industry Conditions

1 2 3 4 Final

Your instructor can configure Comp-XM to have fewer Board Queries.

All the information needed to answer the questions appears within the pages of The Comp-XM Inquirer, an industry newsletter that is similar to The Capstone Courier or The Foundation FastTrack. “4 Industry Conditions Report” summarizes the current state of the biometric market.

1.3 Differences From Your Previous Simulation
Comp-XM has four market segments:

1.2 Workflow
Comp-XM has four decision rounds. Each round, you will enter a set of decisions via the Comp-XM Spreadsheet. In the standard Comp-XM setup, each round you will also answer the Board Queries posed by the board of directors. At the end of the simulation, you will answer a fi fth set of Board Queries, but no

• Thrift • Core • Nano • Elite
Comp-XM TQM (Total Quality Management)/Sustainability and Human Resources Modules are active in Round 1. The segment circles start the simulation in the middle of the Perceptual Map before drifting to the lower right (Figures 1.1 - 1.3).

Figure 1.1 Segment Positions at the End of Round 0 and the Beginning of Round 1

Figure 1.2 Segment Positions at the End of Round 2 and the Beginning of Round 3

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