Train The Trainers Fall 2016 Simulation Seminar

Looking for an educational business simulation to help you teach business? Do you need a tool that works with your own material? Have you thought about using a simulation in an online program? Marketplace Live is a family of over 20 marketing and business simulations designed for university business courses and executive business programs. The… 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 »

Marketplace Live Peer Evaluation Tool

Used as a team-based exercise, Marketplace Live simulations can help you create a collaborative learning environment that encourages teamwork and helps students develop interpersonal skills. The Peer Evaluation tool is used to determine how well these behaviors are evident during the exercise. This tool can be run at any time. As an example: Running the… Read More »

Marketplace Live TTT Experience

Every year we host a Train-The-Trainers Workshop for professors, educators, and program directors across the globe who are interested in a first-hand experience on how Marketplace Live simulations are used in schools and corporations. This fall’s 2015 TTT was held in Knoxville, TN. Some of our participants came from as far as Nigeria to experience just… Read More »

Accounting Microsimulation

We are proud to announce the Fundamentals of Accounting Microsimulation – the latest addition to our new line of Microsimulations. This Microsimulation is available in beta version for all business game levels in Marketplace Live except the marketing group of Marketplace® Live simulations. The Fundamentals of Accounting Microsimulation focuses on the fundamental principles of accounting. Students… Read More »

Social Entrepreneurship Game

For our October game night we tested and played Masti the Social Entrepreneurship Game by Bharat Damani. Ashoka Changemakers has declared the game as a Learning Pacesetter in a Lego Foundation sponsored international competition. The game aims to provide an eye opener to the student, the employed, the business owner, the haves and the have-nots on… Read More »

Fall 2015 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 12th until Wednesday, October 14th. Dr. Ernest Cadotte, the author of the Marketplace® and Marketplace® Live business simulations, will lead this training seminar for both current and prospective Marketplace instructors. With the help of the development and support teams, participants are exposed… Read More »

ILS – a history

ILS has been around for a few decades. Marketplace started as a paper and pencil board game and has grown and improved over the years.  

Super awesome game night – Pandemic

Our first Super Awesome Game Night went off well. Here at ILS we will be educating ourselves on various game mechanics. Both physical games such as board, dice and card games, as well as computer games. There is educational value in play of all kinds, and we hope that this will help us stay fresh… Read More »