On the Use of Projects in Simulation Courses

  • Allen G. GreenwoodEmail author
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Simulation provides a valuable means to design and improve a wide variety of operations systems. Most industrial engineering and management science curricula require at least one course on simulation. Since simulation is meant to be applied, these courses typically include student projects to complement the discussion of simulation methodologies and an introduction to simulation technologies, i.e., modeling and analysis software. In order to be effective, simulation projects must carefully be integrated with the coverage of methodologies and technologies. This chapter provides guidance on how to effectively design and manage simulation course projects, both from the educator’s and student’s perspectives.


Projects Simulation Teaching Pedagogy 



Support for this research has been provided by the Faculty of Engineering Management, Poznan University of Technology.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Poznan University of TechnologyPoznanPoland

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