Category Archives: Feature Story

Marketplace Product Updates

We at Marketplace Simulations have been working hard to roll out some major product enhancements to make your teaching experience even better! Check out what we’ve got in store for you! High Level Games We have released our two most advanced simulations in the bikes edition, and more are on the way! Find out more… Read More »

How a Brazilian Marketplace distributor is using creativity and innovation to adapt in a changing world

Dr. Claudio Manassero is the Founder and CEO of TecTrain, a Brazilian-based training company that uses tech to improve business learning. He is also a distributor of Marketplace Simulations in Brazil. Before the Covid-19 crisis, Claudio had started a new venture integrating Marketplace’s “Introduction to Marketing” simulation into a fully, stand-alone, online business class. It was… Read More »

Five Quick Tips for Amping Up Online Student Engagement with Marketplace Simulations

“Tell me and I will forget, show me and I may remember; involve me and I will understand.”  -Benjamin Franklin One of the most important, but difficult, aspects of teaching is finding ways to truly engage students in the learning experience. This challenge can be even harder to tackle in an online classroom, where your students’ attention… Read More »

New to Marketplace: January 2020

We’re happy to welcome these new universities and institutions to the Marketplace Community. British Columbia Institute of Technology eserp Muhlenberg College Florida Institute of Technology Southwest University ZSCKR w Chrobrzu UNIVERSIDAD INTERNACIONAL SEK Midwestern State University Brainforce Andrews University Ohio State University Our Lady of the Lake University George Fox University University of Houston –… Read More »

Marketplace Around the World: UASLP Competition

Marketplace Simulations is proud to feature another distinguished partnership with the Mexican business education community. Hosted by the Universidad Autonoma de San Luis Potosí School of Economics (UASLP) though their Financial and Stock Market Laboratory, over 80 teams and 300 participants are competing in a two-month-long business competition used Marketplace’s Introduction to Business and Strategy… Read More »

The Ultimate Guide to Active Learning in the College Classroom: Part 5 – How to Flip Your Classroom for a Day

You’ve tried integrating a few active learning exercises into your lectures and you know what works. Taking the next step and flipping your classroom for a day isn’t that complicated. Simply designating a day in your syllabus for an in-class competition or a field trip can bring an element of experiential learning to your course.… Read More »

Harvard Business Publishing Education and Marketplace Simulations Form Partnership to Expand Simulation Learning to the Higher Education Marketing Classroom

Knoxville, TN – Marketplace Simulations is pleased to announce a strategic partnership with Harvard Business Publishing (HBP). HBP will distribute three levels of marketing simulations beginning fall semester 2018. Now available to educators and students through Harvard Business Publishing are: Introduction to Marketing – Bikes Strategic Marketing – Bikes Advanced Strategic Marketing – Bikes The… Read More »

Marketplace Simulations Hosts Free Training Workshop for Educators Looking to Enhance Learning

Knoxville, TN – Marketplace Simulations will hold their bi-annual Train-the-Trainer Workshop on May 21-23, 2018 at the Dancing Bear Lodge and Appalachian Bistro in Townsend, Tennessee. The two-and-a-half-day event will give educators first-hand experience with all the ins and outs of simulation learning. This fun and engaging workshop will provide instructors with direction on how… Read More »

Marketplace Simulations Accessibility Improvements – Q&A with Darrell Bowles

At Marketplace Simulations, we recognize the importance of accessibility in educational materials, and strive to ensure a pleasant experience for all of our users, including the disabled community. We sat down with Mr. Darrell Bowles, Assistive Technology Trainer for the Office of Disability Services at Pellissippi State Community College, to discuss accessibility in higher education.… Read More »