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The Latest News, Updates, & Article – Holiday Newsletter – Conscious Capitalism® Bikes – Now Available! – Conscious Capitalism Rules the Day in India at AIMS’s Management Education Convention – Upgrade to the Bike Edition Starting Spring 2019 – Conscious Capitalism is the Next Step Towards a Greater Planet – Harvard Business Publishing Education and… 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 »

Improvements to the Marketplace Instructor Site

In the upcoming months, we will be gradually updating the instructor site. This is a part of our continuous effort to make the tools we provide more efficient, intuitive, and easier to use. The first set of improvements will focus on the site’s navigation. We listened to your feedback and have streamlined the navigation to… Read More »

Marketplace Simulations Host International Training Workshop Providing Pedagogy Behind Simulation Learning

Knoxville, TN – Marketplace Simulations held their bi-annual Train-the-Trainer Workshop on May 21-23, 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 on achieving their pedagogical goals, not… Read More »

6 Tough Lessons for Entrepreneurs That Can Be Learned from Simulations

New entrepreneurs encounter some of the toughest lessons in the business world. Failing early and often helps expedite the learning curve, but many entrepreneurs struggle to recover from such setbacks. Here are six hard lessons that your students can and should learn in the safety of a business simulation game and not in the real… 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 »

Teaching Conscious Capitalism to the Next Generation of Entrepreneurs

John Mackey, co-founder and CEO of Whole Foods, wrote in 2013 that the future of business lay in Conscious Capitalism. No one would blame you if you didn’t change your curriculum right away based on his book with Raj Sisodia. It’s a teacher’s job to prepare students for the future, but five years ago it… Read More »

5 Teaching Methods to Maximize the Learning Potential of Business Simulations

Are you hoping to incorporate a business simulation into your course this semester, but struggling to build a pedagogy around it? Here are five proven methodologies to make the most of business simulations and reinforce your learning objectives. 1) Become a business coach Business simulations provide a unique opportunity to develop students’ critical-thinking skills. But… 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 »