Tag Archives: Marketplace

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 »

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 »

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 »

Innovative Learning Solutions recently introduced the Supply Chain and Channel Management simulation into Marketplace® Live.

We would like to invite you to review the new Marketplace® Live version of the Supply Chain and Channel Management simulation. It includes: All the new Marketplace Live features (details in the ILS blog) New geographic regions Enhanced/redesigned contracts A simplified marketing module The writing and reviewing of supply chain contracts has been greatly simplified… Read More »

Spring Logo Design Competition

  The Spring Logo Design Competition is now live on the Marketplace Live Facebook. This competition is open for all current students using Marketplace or Marketplace Live. It is a fun way to get your students thinking creatively. Here is everything you need to know: THE ASSIGNMENT Ask students to create a company logo for… Read More »

Logo Design Competition Results

  For three weeks in November we held the Logo Design Competition through the Marketplace® Live Facebook page. From November 4th through the 15th students were encouraged to design an original logo for their company within the simulation. They could then upload these logos to the Facebook page to be on display and to be… Read More »

Product Release: Suppy Chain and Channel Management in Marketplace® Live

    Innovative Learning Solutions would like to announce the introduction of the Supply Chain and Channel Management simulation into Marketplace® Live. The Supply Chain & Channel Management simulation is targeted at advanced supply chain (logistics) and channels courses at either the undergraduate or graduate level. This simulation focuses on the development and maintenance of… Read More »

The 36th Marketplace Live Tournament

  Registration for the 36th Marketplace® Live Tournament is now open!   WHAT IS THE MARKETPLACE® LIVE TOURNAMENT? The Marketplace® Live Tournament provides participants with a realistic experience in managing an entire international firm. With a diverse mixture of teams from universities around the world, participants gain insight into the mindset and strategies of other… Read More »

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 »