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Can Online Simulations Help Bridge the Skills Gap?

Sure, online simulation games are fun and engaging—and they’re a great way to mix up a syllabus. But simulations really shine when they create high-pressure environments in which learners can see the outcomes of their decisions. In this case study session, get hands-on tips from a Higher Ed professor who uses sims to prepare students for the workforce, a corporate educator who uses sims for employee development, and a media publisher using sims to help lifelong learners keep their skills sharp.

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  1. Discover the power of online simulation games to hone learners’ decision-making and critical thinking skills
  2. Understand when—and when not—to use simulations to enhance student learning and leadership development
  3. Demystify how to teach with simulations, and take home a list of helpful simulation recommendations and resources



Lucy Swedberg, Editorial Director, Harvard Business Publishing

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