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Spring 2022  ›  Bachelor of Science  ›  Bachelor of Science - 6th Semester  ›  Seminar

Seminar: Business War Gaming

Course Code:
Prof. Dr. Christina Günther
Course Type:
BSc Course
Week Hours:
Spring 2022
(Please note that exchange students obtain a higher number of credits in the BSc-program at WHU than listed here. For further information please contact directly the International Relations Office.)
  • Frameworks and tools for analysis of competition and design of competitive strategies.
  • Real-life case study, incl. discussion with a practitioner (individual assignment).
  • One-day War Gaming Workshop with role-playing and business simulations (group work).
Tuesday, 25/01/2022
03:30 PM till 06:45 PM
Friday, 18/02/2022
08:00 AM till 03:15 PM
Saturday, 19/02/2022
08:00 AM till 06:45 PM
Content: strategic thinking, game theory.

Skills: presentation skills, analysis of complex interactions, adaptation of strategies.

Will be provided at the beginning of the course.
Lecture; a real-life case study with a company visit (depending on the situation); organizational group role-playing and simulation.
Case study solution (individual task); project presentations and discussion (group work).
Microeconomics I and II; attendance at all sessions is obligatory.