MonsoonSIM Robots meet the world!  

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A breakthrough method of Experiential Learning for Indonesia and World Education by MonsoonSIM

  • The launch of MonsoonSIM Robots to facilitate educational transformation.

  • MonsoonSIM had been adopted by 42 education institutions worldwide, with 26,461 registered learners.

  • Announcement of SMA Bukit Sion Jakarta using MonsoonSIM.

JAKARTA – 22 March 2018: MonsoonSIM today invited Indonesia education to harness the breakthrough of immersive experiential learning through Robots.

MonsoonSIM has added Robots to equip better Experiential Learning on Business Process and Concepts for learners ranging from elementary to doctorate students as well as staff level of organizations to company leaders.

MonsoonSIM has 350 comprehensive business concepts, and this robotic breakthrough will add more value for learners in the enhancement of their knowledge in doing business.

Five robots namely Jonbot, Oxibot, Anibot, Linbot, and Polbot were created with each having different character. Jonbot is smart in production and customer service. Oxibot has various capabilities in all business aspects. Anibot has a balanced capabilities among all business aspects but weak in customer service. Linbot is smart in production, and Polbot is smart in human capital management and customer service.

Founder of MonsoonSIM, Abdy Taminsyah said, “Indonesian educators can now take advantage of such technological innovation to transform education through immersive experiential learning method."

MonsoonSIM is now serving 42 educational institutions and 26,461 learners worldwide. Educational institutions in Indonesia who use MonsoonSIM are Telkom Professional Certification Center, Podomoro University, Universitas Indonesia, Indonesian Banking School, Universitas Budi Luhur, Universitas Internasional Semen Indonesia, Politeknik App Jakarta, Politeknik Atip Padang, Swiss German University, IT & B Campus, Universitas Kristen Maranatha, ESQ Business School, Universitas Serang Raya, Universitas Esa Unggul, Universitas Muhammadiyah Yogyakarta, Universitas Pasundan Bandung, and Universitas Hasanuddin.

In Singapore, the users are Temasek Polytechnic, Singapore University of Social Science, and Lithan Academy. In Thailand, the customers are King Mongkut's University of Technology Thonburi, Prince of Songkla University, Chiang Mai University, Mahanakorn University of Technology, Rajamangala University of Technology, and Kasetsart University.

MonsoonSIM users in the Philippines are Lyceum of the Philippines University, Mapua University, New Era University, University of Santo Tomas, National University, Technological Institute of the Philippines, San Beda College, and Asia Pacific College.

In Malaysia, MonsoonSIM customers are Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, Asia Pacific University, Universitas Pahang Malaysia, Universitas Kebangsaan Malaysia, KnowledgeCom, and Global Knox.

The other customers are Deakin University in Australia and Infocan Training Centre in Hong Kong.

“When doing MonsoonSIM, these robots can be positioned as part of the team as well as opponents of the learners.The robots themselves have the capabilities to analyze the market, adapt and carry out business transactions to maximize profit,” Abdy added.

“I believe these robots are the new breakthrough and will provide great help in experiential learning. Business simulation analysis with robots can assist teachers to drive about business concepts and logics in real life. Robots can virtually serve as opponents if learner has no confidence yet to face the real opponent. Besides, robot can also be positioned as virtual partner to understand business concepts and logics through MonsoonSIM,” Abdy explained.      

Husin Mina, Chairman of Yayasan Bukit Sion, Jakarta said, “Yayasan Bukit Sion has a mission to always look for innovation in the education sector especially one with a future trend that is very disruptive. And for us, by implementing experiential learning through MonsoonSIM, we are able to add innovation to our institution. Our students can get real benefits from experiential learning.”

Since 2015, MonsoonSIM-based Examination Certificate has been authorized by SAP Southeast Asia for all universities in Southeast Asia. In addition, MonsoonSIM also organizes annual international MonsoonSIM competition that has been sponsored by SAP Southeast Asia since 2015.   

About MonsoonSIM

MonsoonSIM (Monsoon Simulation) is an experiential learning platform for business studies. It is a powerful educational platform covering 350 business concepts ready to be discovered by learners through immersive and competitive simulations. MonsoonSIM was launched in 2011.

About Yayasan Bukit Sion

Yayasan Bukit Sion is a foundation, an umbrella of educational institutions that aims to develop each individual academically, physically, emotionally and spiritually to their full potential. Their mission is to build competent future generations for nation-building.

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