BLOOMINGTON — A Bloomington firefighter is ranked eighth on the planet for a enterprise simulation recreation, after spending two weeks tied for first out of two,652 groups from 166 schools and universities throughout the globe.
Tyler Zimmerman is also a Lincoln Faculty scholar within the Accelerated Bridge to Training program.
“We’re very happy with one in all our personal for not solely bettering himself by means of schooling however inserting within the prime ten in a worldwide enterprise technique recreation. Please assist us congratulate Firefighter Zimmerman on this main accomplishment!,” BFD posted on its Fb web page.
The sport is a part of the faculty’s strategic administration capstone course, taken within the remaining semester of the enterprise administration diploma program, the faculty mentioned. College students create and function a worldwide enterprise enterprise and are assessed weekly on general rating, earnings per share, return on common fairness and inventory worth.
“The simulation recreation was an fascinating technique to see how all of the items of enterprise work collectively and the way key selections must be made. These selections come to fruition within the recreation as you compete,” Zimmerman mentioned.
Zimmerman and his classmates additionally scored within the prime 1% within the nation as a gaggle on the enterprise main subject take a look at, which is taken by all graduating seniors in enterprise.
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