October 8, 2020

Registration Closes in 1 WEEK! Register Before Time Runs Out on October 15, 2020!
The Problem has been RELEASED!!! Don’t let your competition get a lead!!
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Gain Resume Skills, Win Cash

Gain real world and resume building experience with simulation by solving problems you will encounter on the job. Best of all you can win CASH prizes totaling $3250, real world experience to show employers, and of course, bragging rights!

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Interactive Learning Experience

Use this competition within your class to guide your students through the process of using simulation to solve a real world problem. Give them the real world experience and confidence to be able to meet the demands of their new careers. You can earn bragging rights for you and your university if you’re part of the winning team! All participating instructors receive FREE STUDENT SOFTWARE for their class for the duration of the competition. Don’t teach Simio? Apply for our FREE ACADEMIC GRANT to get the software!

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The Simio BBQ Smoke Pit is an up-and-coming local restaurant.  The challenge is to balance staffing and food production to maximize profits and customer satisfaction.

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Judging will be done by an independent panel of judges drawn internationally from both academic and commercial simulation practitioners. Judging Criteria is based on a 10-item scoring system where each item is worth between 0.0 and 3.0 points.

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Interested in setting up Simio for your Mac? Many Simio users run Simio on their Macs. Like other popular designed-for-Windows applications, the first step is to provide a Windows instance on your Mac.

It is a very simple process!  Learn More.

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Instructors – Looking for Online Learning Opportunities? Simio now provides online learning through:

  • CanvasLMS – Includes 15 lessons, objectives, workshops and quizzes
  • A generic export of CanvasLMS that can be imported into other LMS systems
  • Optional Video Hints
  • Solutions
  • YouTube videos of the course

You can either find them in the instructor section of Simio and Simulation: Modeling, Analysis, Applications Textbook or when you apply for an academic grant.

Already have a grant? Email our Academic Program.

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