Tag Archives: Education

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 »

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 »

6 Reasons to Incorporate a Marketplace Microsimulation into Your Course

Are you searching for a new program that supplements your existing course material in a fun and interactive way? Instead of competing with technology, Marketplace Microsimulations allow you to embrace it and engage your students. Here are six reasons why incorporating a microsim is a great way to engage students in an experiential classroom. 1.… Read More »

Providing a Level Playing Field for All: Part 3 of 3

Marketplace Simulations is committed to doing its part to ensure accessibility and equality for all students. The fact that this promotes good usability design in general is just the icing on the cake. Student Accessibility Improvements Game features are fully usable with only a computer keyboard. This especially benefits students who use screen reader software… Read More »

8 Reasons to Incorporate a Simulation into Your Course in 2018

Are you on the fence about integrating a business simulation into your lesson plan for the upcoming semester? Here are eight reasons why both you and your students will benefit from using online business simulations in the new year. 1. Expose students to realistic business situations Business simulations help prepare students for decisions and situations… 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 »

Experiential Learning: Use of Simulations in Entrepreneurship Education

In Dr. Cadotte’s recently published article “The Use of Simulations in Entrepreneurship Education: Opportunities, Challenges and Outcomes”, he shares a process developed at the University of Tennessee to advance the knowledge, skills and competence of its students. It is based on an entrepreneurial simulation that has been greatly enhanced with a series of value-added activities… Read More »

The Development of Soft Skills via Business Simulations

As students tackle business simulations, they enjoy the experience that comes with applying newly learned business concepts/theories in the safe environment of the classroom. However, the benefits of business simulations go beyond the application of hard skills. Such exercises are also conducive to the development of soft skills, also known as Emotional Intelligence. The highest… Read More »