Tag Archives: Simulations

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 »

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 »

Top 3 Reasons to Use a Simulation in Your Course

Experience Simulations offer real world experience in an online environment. They allow students to apply their newly acquired theoretical knowledge in a simulated business world. Students can gain hands-on managerial experience by running their own business in the simulation environment. They can experiment with strategies and compete with other companies. As the students make realistic… Read More »

Automated Grading Tool

There is an automated grading system available in Marketplace® Live Simulations. The new grading system computes a grade for each team and student at the end of the exercise. The grade reflects how well the team has performed on the cumulative balanced scorecard relative to the performance of the other teams in that game universe,… Read More »

Fall Train the Trainer Recap

The Fall 2013 TTT brought people to Knoxville, Tennessee from all over the world, including Korea, Egypt, the US, and Colombia. Participants were welcomed on Sunday, October 27th with a welcome dinner and volleyball game at the Marriott Hotel in Knoxville. The night brought a lot of excitement, including the presentation of a very special… 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 »

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 »