Scripted Individual Practice in Capstone decisions
Enter these decision values for rounds 1-3, advancing the simulation between each round (at the CapSim website
Dashboard). Then do your best in the R&D decisions for rounds 4 through 8 to see if you can p
Advice to Teams struggling with the basics
Contribution Margin: Contribution margin is revenue minus direct labor, raw materials
expressed as a percentage of sales. It is reported on page 1 of the Capstone Courier as an
aggregate average of each team's pr
Differentiation Strategy with a Product Life Cycle Focus
PRACTICE ROUND 1
You are free to pursue any strategy you wish, but you might try this during the Practice rounds at
any time you can abandon the Product Lifecycle Differ
Capstone Competitive Strategic Decisions
What market(s) do you want to serve? High tech, low tech, or both
What do the customers in that market want? Position? Price? Age? Reliability?
Check: last years Capstone Courier and the Team Member Guide
Mgmt 4830 Strategic Management Simulation
Instructor: Dr. David McArthur
Office: WB 243
email address: firstname.lastname@example.org
Call me to ensure Im in the office and Ill be glad to try to help you.
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Financial Ratios, Analytical Techniques, and Definitions
as they are used in Capstone
1. Asset Turnover: Sales, generated in a particular year, divided by the value of total assets for
the same period.
2. Bond Rating: If your firm has no debt at all, your
Income Statement Basics
The income statement tells those outside the company just how things are actually going.
It shows an accurate portrayal of what went on at the company for a whole year.
However, in order to really see how the particular year went,