Simon Business School
  • Academic Programs

    Online Scholarship Competition

    The Simon Games is a seven-week online business simulation that makes you CEO of your own firm responsible for key business decisions. Expand your business and compete against other participants in a global marketplace. Professional and Executive MBA scholarship prizes include:

    • First Place – Full-tuition scholarship
    • Second Place – A 50% tuition scholarship
    • Third and Fourth Places – 25% tuition scholarship
  • Academic Programs

    Open House for Professional MBA and EMBA Candidates

    If you’re interested in the Professional MBA or Executive MBA program, please join us for Open House. Spend an evening on campus and let us match you to the program that best fits your needs.

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Congratulations to past winners of The Simon Games.

Professional MBA Award Winners

  • Carter Middleton from Greater Rochester Enterprise
  • Patrick Johnson from Enterprise Rent-A-Car
  • David Kish from
  • Nick Garofoli from The Hartford Financial Services Group

Executive MBA Award Winners

  • Sudhakar Sivaraj from SPX Flow Lightnin
  • Benjamin Papp from ConServe-ARM
  • Geoff Lawrence from Gorbel Inc.
  • Stacey Saracene from Causewave Community Partners (formerly Ad Council of Rochester)

Grand Prize

  • A full-tuition scholarship to the part-time Professional MBA or Executive MBA program at Simon Business School, valued at over $90,000

Past Competitors

There will be an opportunity for past players to participate in Simon Games. 50% tuition scholarship will be awarded to the first place competitor in the returning player pool.

Discover the Programs Driving the Competition.

Advance your skill set without career interruption. Whether it’s our flexible Professional MBA program, ranked No. 1 in New York State, or the Executive MBA program, which will let your earn your degree in just 19 months of coursework, Simon Business School is dedicated to supporting busy professionals, like you.

We offer evening and weekend course options and let you select the pace that suits you. It’s graduate business education tailored to your needs. Earn your MBA on your terms.

Compare the Part-Time Professional and Executive MBA programs.

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Interested in the 2016 Simon Games?

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Executive MBA Simon Games 2016 Winners:

Benjamin Papp, Stacey Saracene, Sudhakar Sivaraj, and Geoff Lawrence.

Meet us on Campus

Join us for an Open House or Executive Experience to learn about our programs and determine which one may be the best fit for you. Programs covered will be: Full-Time MBA and MS, Professional Part-Time MBA (PMBA), and Executive MBA. Faculty, Admissions staff, and current students will be present and answer your questions.

Upcoming Open House Dates

July 26, 2015 Tuesday, July 26, 2016 - Register


meet previous winners

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Matt Convery

Professional MBA, Class of 2015

BLM Construction Company

"The Simon Games are an excellent opportunity for those looking to expand their business acumen. It is an extremely competitive game which will test your analytical skills and decision making capabilities. My overall experience was enlightening and extremely enjoyable!"

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Maria Livingston

Executive MBA, Class of 2015

Director of Marketing and Business Development at HOLT Architects, P.C.

"Winning a scholarship from the Simon Games gave me the financial support I needed to finally apply to business school. Playing in the Simon Games gave me the insight, inspiration, and camaraderie to actually do it!"

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Alex Bean

Executive MBA, Class of 2015

Applications Engineer at Corning, Inc.

"For me the Simon games were an opportunity to gauge where my application of engineering principles to business decision making provided advantages and disadvantages. In other words they were a way for me to test where I fell in reference to people in other backgrounds when it came to making business decisions.

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Adam Grossman

Executive MBA, Class of 2015

Co-Founder at DealerTeam, LLC

"The Simon Games are perfectly suited to testing the skills of an entrepreneurial leader. The Games require you to take the helm of a simulated company and weigh the decisions and trade-offs faced by technology CEOs every day."

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