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Simulation Update: Strategic Marketing – Against Computer-generated Teams Now Available in Marketplace® Live

  Innovative Learning Solutions would like to announce the release of the strategic marketing simulation – play against the computer version into Marketplace® Live. Differences between Marketplace® and Marketplace® Live. The option to play against computer-generated teams can come handy in larger classes where it would be cumbersome to create multiple universes. All teams play… Read More »

Using Marketplace® Simulations in Online Courses

Online courses in higher education are on the rise. But how do you use a simulation in an online course? We interviewed a couple of professors using Marketplace® simulations to shed some light on this popular topic. Dr. Robert Heinzman has been teaching at Western Govenors’ University for two and a half years. He explains… Read More »

Upcoming Training Opportunites

      Online: Retail Management Game Online Training Seminar The author of the Retail Management Game, Dr. Dale Achabal, will be hosting a free online training seminar on Friday, September 13th from 10am-5pm Eastern Time. An optional supplementary training seminar will be held for a couple of hours on Saturday, September 14th. During the… Read More »

Business Education for Talented Students Program and Marketplace® Live

Innovative Learning Solutions is proud to have been a part of the Business Education for Talented Students Program at the University of Tennessee for the past six years. This one-week program introduces high school students from an assortment of backgrounds to various forms of business, including Accounting, Marketing, Economics, Human Resource Management and more. During… Read More »

Upcoming Conference Schedule

Innovative Learning Solutions will be traveling to Nashville, TN and Denver, CO for two upcoming conferences. If you are planning on attending these conferences please come by our booth to learn more about our simulation offerings.               2013 Atlantic Marketing Association Conference When: October 9th, 2013 through October 12th,… Read More »

Conferences Happening This Week

Innovative Learning Solutions will be exhibiting at two conferences this week, the 73rd Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management (Academy of Management) and the 2013 Summer Marketing Educators’ Conference (American Marketing Association). Read more about the conferences below and let us know if you will be there!   73rd Annual Meeting of the Academy… Read More »

Feature Story: Dr. Ernie Cadotte’s Trip to India

  Ernie Cadotte, the author of Marketplace, had an exciting trip to India in February and March. He started his trip with a visit to the Entrepreneurship Development Institute (EDI) of India in Ahmedabad. EDI has been spearheading the entrepreneurship movement throughout India since 1983. Its core belief is that entrepreneurs need not necessarily be… Read More »

Profile Story: New Faces at ILS

  Lucas Bailey is the youngest and newest member working for the support team at Innovative learning solutions.  Lucas is originally from Bristol, Tennessee. He graduated from Fountainhead College of Technology in 2011 with his Associates Degree in Network Security and Forensics. Lucas was introduced to ILS through Zeb Stiles and Gary Lewis.  Before joining… Read More »

Inside Scoop: Web Marketplace v. Marketplace Live

Marketplace® Live was created using the same deeply rich pedagogy of Web Marketplace; however, there are some notable distinctions between the two families of simulations.   Updated Scenario: Brand Designs: Marketplace® Live uses 3D graphics so that students can actually see the changes that they are making in their brands. There are also descriptions for… Read More »

2013 Spring Train the Trainer Seminar

Innovative Learning Solutions hosted the 2013 Spring Train the Trainer seminar last week with our largest participant class to date. Twenty-eight people attended the event from 17 different schools/organizations, including strong participation in the US and India. The two-day training event began with an introductory picnic and volleyball game for participants to get to know… Read More »