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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 »

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 »

Setting Students Up for Entrepreneurial Success with Marketplace Simulations

Last May, entrepreneurs Christian and David Stone attended one of our simulation training workshops for Marketplace® Simulations. Today, the Stone brothers are hosting a simulation-based entrepreneurial competition in conjunction with the National Secondary School Entrepreneurship Competition (NSSEC) to bring out the spirit of entrepreneurship to students in Trinidad and Tobago. Read the full story on Loop.  

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 Simulations AMA Presentation

We had the pleasure of participating in another AMA (American Marketing Association) conference last month. Our team members, Martin Klima and Ernie Cadotte, joined more than 600 marketing educators and researchers who met in sunny Las Vegas to discuss the challenges facing the marketing professionals in the digital age. The conference offered an exciting combination… Read More »

Fall 2014 Marketplace® Train-the-Trainer Seminar

Innovative Learning Solutions will be hosting the bi-annual, FREE Train-the-Trainer event in Knoxville, Tennessee from Monday, October 27 until Wednesday, October 29th. Dr. Ernest Cadotte, the author of the Marketplace® and Marketplace® Live business simulations, will lead this training seminar for current or prospective Marketplace instructors. With the help of the development and support teams, participants… Read More »

How the Smith EMBA Business Program uses Marketplace

[youtube 3Zcvf4Uum24 nolink] It’s great to see how much fun our customers have pulling everything they’ve learned into the simulation. At the end of a 2 year EMBA program at the University of Maryland our simulation is used in an intensive one week program where teams compete against each other. Fun and exhausting at the… Read More »

New Faces

  BRIAN STEVENS Originally from Streamwood, Illinois, Brian earned his BFA in Media Arts at the University of Tennessee. He is actively interested in art and animation and has done commission work utilizing his skills in a variety of 2D and 3D software. Working with Innovative Learning Solutions, Brian has learned web programming to make… Read More »