DAU Simulation Wins Gold Medal!!!!!
Better Business Deals Business Simulation wins Brandon Hall Group HCM Excellence Awards Gold Medal for Best Use of Games or Simulations for Learning!
DAU partnered with Advantexe Learning Solutions to develop a capstone business simulation for CON 7200V, Better Business Deals. On August 17, 2023, DAU and Advantexe were notified they won a 2023 Brandon Hall Group HCM Excellence Awards Gold Medal for Best Use of Games or Simulations for Learning.
The 2023 Brandon Hall Group HCM Excellence Awards™ recognizes best practices for initiatives in Learning and Development, Talent Management, Leadership Development, Talent Acquisition, Human Resources, Sales Performance, Diversity, Equity & Inclusion, and the Future of Work.
The Better Business Deals simulation is the capstone to CON 7200V, Better Business Deals, a virtual instructor-led training course that assists our government acquisition professionals negotiate better business deals by more fully understanding how industry works. In the simulation, students take on the role of the Chief Financial Officer making decisions on various investment opportunities and using the results of the simulation to improve their performance in subsequent fiscal years.
"Excellence Award winners are shown to be organizations that truly value their employees and invest in them through their human capital management programs. These HCM programs have been validated as best in class for business value and the impact on the employees themselves," said Brandon Hall Group Chief Operating Officer Rachel Cooke, HCM Excellence Awards program leader.
Entries were evaluated by a panel of veteran, independent senior industry experts, Brandon Hall Group analysts, and executives based on these criteria:
- Alignment to their business need and environment
- Program design, functionality, and delivery
- Adoption, integration, user experience, innovation, and creativity
- Overall effectiveness, impact, and measurable benefits
"Our award winners are relentless in their pursuit of excellence," said Brandon Hall Group Chief Executive Officer Mike Cooke. "We have received some of the most innovative use of HCM strategy that we have seen in the last 30 years, and in most cases, technology and collaboration across departments have helped them achieve amazing business results."
The Better Business Deals simulation was developed under contract with Advantexe Learning Solutions, a global & award-winning talent development firm leveraging the power of cloud-based, digital business simulations to support the transfer of knowledge and new skills back to the job.
To learn more about CON 7200V or to enroll, go to CON 7200V Better Business Deals (dau.edu).