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Capstone course students compete in Simulation Super Bowl

| Carrie Ottum

Over a two-week period students enrolled in MGMT 449: Strategic Management for a Global Business Environment, the College of Business's capstone course, competed in the Simulation Super Bowl.

Through a simulated experience, student teams managed their own global action camera and drone company then competed head-to-head with other teams in their industry. In the first simulation, the competition was between student teams within the same course section. In the second round, the “Bowl” brought together student teams from all sections of MGMT 449.

The Sims Super Bowl has been a tradition of this capstone course for almost ten years. The opportunity for a redo competition in this format is unique to UW-Eau Claire. We’d like to congratulate this year’s Sim Super Bowl winners.

Simulation Super Bowl First Place Team:

Great Camera Co.: Eric Moen, Kyle Van Beek, and Morgan Wright

Other Participating Teams:

C-Suite: Reid Berndt, Cara Geurts, Jett Jaraczewski, Andrew LaQua, and Kleine Leonard

Cypex Optix: Brooke Duval, Seth Erickson, Jaym Ogren, and Lindsay Ruedy

Drone Team: Jack Conlin, Grayson Dahlby, Josh Post, and Jack Siegle

Fun Videos Co.: Bryce Abley, Eric Heusbourg, Xiaoxiang Jiang, and Antonio Mejia

Hungry Hungry Hippos: Joshua Mueller, Jenna Phillips, Nathan Schmitz, and Emma Steiler

High Tech: Jessica Frank, Morgan Jaeger, Beth Nelson, and Samuel Schaaf

The capstone course is taught by Drs. Brent Opall and Xiaoyu (Shawn) Yang, assistant professors of management and marketing.