Tag Archives: Learning

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 »

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 »

Microsimulations Available Now

The new Microsimulations that were announced in December are now available.. These are optional skill-and-drill exercises that students can complete within a Marketplace® Live simulation. Read more about how to preview the Microsimulations and add them into your simulation below: How do I preview the Microsimulations? There is a sample demo for Microsimulations at: http://game.ilsworld.com/microsimulations/web1/sample.php To… 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 »

Beginning of 2014 Conference Schedule

            USASBE 2014 When: January 9th – 12th, 2014 Where: Fort Worth, Texas Who: United States Association for Small Business and Entrepreneurship The United States Association for Small Business and Entrepreneurship® (USASBE) is the largest independent, professional, academic organization in the world dedicated to advancing the discipline of entrepreneurship. With… 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 »

Updated Conference Schedule

Innovative Learning Solutions will be attending and exhibiting at these upcoming conferences this year. If you are planning to attend or will be in the area, please let us know. We would love to meet you.               2013 ACBSP Annual Conference Association: Accreditation Council for Business Schools & Programs… Read More »