AEM 3270

Course information provided by the Courses of Study 2017-2018.

Teams of students operate retail food companies and compete in a computerized simulation of a dynamic and competitive market. Teams develop strategy and make decisions regarding promotional tactics, pricing, labor, procurement, inventory, capital expenditures, dept structure and financing. Results are tracked through the use of financial statements - balance sheets, profit and loss, and cash flow. The team that creates the most equity is declared the winner of the simulation.

When Offered Fall (weeks 1-7).

Prerequisites/Corequisites Prerequisite: AEM 2210 or permission of instructor. Preferred prerequisites: AEM 2400 or AEM 2420 and AEM 2480.

Outcomes
  • Demonstration of the link between operating decisions and outcomes via the use of financial statements.
  • Learn the importance of cash flow and cash flow management to the health of the business.
  • Learn the importance of forecasting and it's effect on various aspects of the business.
  • Provide an appreciation for the complexities of managing a multiple unit food retailer.
  • Learn the necessity of organization and effective decision making to the successful operation of a business.

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Enrollment Information
Syllabi: 1 available
  •   Seven Week - First. 

  • 2 Credits Sat/Unsat

  • 15550AEM 3270  LEC 001

    • TRWarren Hall B02
    • Aug 22 - Oct 6, 2017
    • Drake, B

  • Prerequisite: AEM 2210 or permission of instructor. It's preferred that AEM 2400 and AEM 2480 were taken first as well. Preference given to: AEM majors.