Category Archives: Marketplace

The Ultimate Guide to Active Learning in the College Classroom: Part 1

Keeping your students engaged with active learning might seem like a daunting task, one where the benefit may not seem worth the extra effort, but ultimately, is a tactic that many professors know will benefit their students in the long run. The good news – you can build active learning exercises, such as the flipped… Read More »

Marketplace Simulations Empowers the Next Generation of Entrepreneurs in Trinidad and Tobago

Marketplace Simulations has partnered with National Secondary School Entrepreneurship Competition (NSSEC) for their 2018 simulation competition in Trinidad and Tobago. In all, 575 students and 70 teachers participated in the competition. Competition Information In Trinidad and Tobago, the students competed against each other using Marketplace’s entrepreneurship simulation, Introduction to Business and Strategy. The competition was… Read More »

Conscious Capitalism is the Next Step Towards a Greater Planet

These days, more and more consumers are demanding that companies have a higher purpose than just pursuing profit. They want to see their favorite companies incorporate practices that support environmental sustainability, non-profits, and the well-being of others into their business model. What exactly does that mean for businesses, and how can a conscious business model… Read More »

Conscious Capitalism Rules the Day in India at AIMS’s 30th Annual Management Education Convention

The results are in for the first Conscious Capitalism Competition sponsored by the Association of Indian Management Schools (AIMS) at their 30th Annual Management Education Convention. The competition was in collaboration with the Academy of Indian Marketing and NJOY Learning Processes and featured the Conscious Capitalism simulator by Marketplace Simulations. What is Conscious Capitalism? The Conscious Capitalism… Read More »

Simulation Support When You Need It – The Marketplace Difference

You know what they say: behind every happy customer, there’s a dedicated Product Specialist. Okay, so maybe “they” don’t say those exact words, but we do. At Marketplace Simulations, we have an incredible support team that works tirelessly to provide hands-on help for our business simulation instructors and students. Our Product Specialists have decades of… 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 »

Ready, Set, Coach! Marketplace Simulations Hosts International Faculty at Training Seminar on the Pedagogy of Simulation Learning

Knoxville, Tenn. – Marketplace Simulations held their bi-annual Train-the-Trainer Workshop on September 24-26, 2018 at the Dancing Bear Lodge and Appalachian Bistro. Higher education faculty and trainers from around the world converged on Townsend, TN to take part in the two-and-a-half-day seminar. The interactive program provided educators with guidance toward achieving their pedagogical goals, not… Read More »

9 Reasons to Incorporate Simulation Learning into your Class this Semester

Have you thought about using simulations? Maybe you’ve seen your colleagues incorporate simulation edtech tools into their classrooms successfully. Maybe you’ve read about them online. Maybe you have so much on your plate at the start of the semester, you can’t even imagine making a big change. We’ve heard from our instructors that using simulations… Read More »

Around the World with Marketplace Simulations

By the end of 2017, 4.1 billion people had access to the internet. This technology has made the world more connected than ever, allowing ideas and information to pass freely between different countries and cultures. Globalization has had a radical impact on education. As teachers search for effective and innovative methods and tools, they now… Read More »

Marketplace Simulations to Collaborate with the AIMS Annual Management Education Convention in Hosting Conscious Capitalism® Student Competition

Knoxville, TN – The Association of Indian Management Schools (AIMS) will host the 30th AIMS Annual Management Education Convention in collaboration with the Academy of Indian Marketing (AIM) and NJOY Learning Processes Pvt. Ltd. The convention features a simulation competition for 2nd year MBA/PGDM students of AIM and AIMS member institutions. The competition consists of… Read More »