Category Archives: ILS

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 6 – 6 Steps to a Semester of Flipped Classes

Most flipped courses in a university setting organize themselves around a single project, like an inter-class business competition or a long-term science experiment. For the course to work, students need to be able to apply what they’ve learned after just a few weeks of lectures. You can create a non-project course where all or most… 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 »

Microsimulations for Business Education

New training tool for your classroom: Microsimulations for Business Education What are the Microsimulations? Microsimulations are optional skill-and-drill exercises that students can use within a Marketplace® Live Simulation. Each exercise takes between 10 to 25 minutes to complete. What is the purpose of the Microsimulations? Over the years, our simulations have been able to provide… Read More »

Marketplace Live TTT Experience

Every year we host a Train-The-Trainers Workshop for professors, educators, and program directors across the globe who are interested in a first-hand experience on how Marketplace Live simulations are used in schools and corporations. This fall’s 2015 TTT was held in Knoxville, TN. Some of our participants came from as far as Nigeria to experience just… Read More »

Social Entrepreneurship Game

For our October game night we tested and played Masti the Social Entrepreneurship Game by Bharat Damani. Ashoka Changemakers has declared the game as a Learning Pacesetter in a Lego Foundation sponsored international competition. The game aims to provide an eye opener to the student, the employed, the business owner, the haves and the have-nots on… Read More »

Key Benefits of Marketplace® Live Supply Chain & Channel Management simulation

Better documentation and ease of use in supply chain negotiations Writing and reviewing supply chain contracts has been greatly simplified and made more intuitive. It is much easier for your students to write, modify and review their contracts. The process now allows back and forth communication between teams before an agreement is reached. There is… Read More »

ILS – a history

ILS has been around for a few decades. Marketplace started as a paper and pencil board game and has grown and improved over the years.