Sophistication of the integrated world of work and increased recognition of business processes as critical corporate assets, require graduates and employees to develop ‘process orientation’. Responding to these dynamic changes in business organizations, business schools are also continuing to modify their curriculum and introducing innovative teaching and learning strategies. ERP business simulation game is one such initiative that helps in understanding the business processes and in developing process orientation among business graduates. This paper is a part of a large research project that investigates influence of this simulation game on learning effectiveness, skills development, decision making and dynamics of group working. This paper reports on the impact of deploying an ERP simulation game as a teaching and learning tool on the students’ ability to develop process orientation and analyses their generic attitudes towards the learning of SAP through this game. Results reveal the signify cant impact this game had on their abilities and points out the challenges in the process and pedagogy. Study found that the game contributed to deep learning in addition to resulting in significant improvement in their process orientation and integrative skills. The paper recommends further changes to the deployment and design of the game.
Seethamraju, Ravi, "Achieving Business Process Orientation Using ERP Simulation Game" (2009). 2009 Proceedings. 24.