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Fusion 2014: Anticipate. Adapt. Achieve. (2014-04-17)

The University of Waterloo features this years Fusion conference with great success! This years theme: Anticipate. Adapt. Achieve.


Latest Hall of Fame Updates (2014-03-07)

Updates from the Smartsims Hall of Fame showing the best peforming students of all-time, from around the World.


"Perhaps the Greatest and Most Effective Tool in Learning" (2014-02-16)

MikesBikes has been featured on the CSI and Drexel University websites.


MikesBikes World Champs (2013-12-13)

The MikesBikes World Championship will take place in December to find the best MikesBikes team of 2013.


AUT MikesBikes Prizegiving (2013-10-22)

AUT University concludes a successful Marketing Strategy course in Semester 2, 2013. MikesBikes-Intro has a deep and thought-provoking impact on students and lecturers alike yet again!


E-Learning Trends in Todays Society (2013-10-14)

Recent Online Learning and E-learning trends in Todays Society. What are the benefits of this? How does Simulations come into play?


MCC Business Simulation Challenge (2013-05-10)

Scoreboard for the MCC MikesBikes Business Simulation Challenge Competition run by the Auckland University Management Consulting Club...


Brook McFarlane joins the Smartsims Team (2013-02-10)

Brook joins Smartsims, coming from the University of Auckland with a strong focus on Marketing, Management, Innovation and Entrepreneurship.


Music2Go Updates for 2013 (2012-12-19)

We here at Smartsims are always looking to improve our simulations. We have taken on-board your feedback and have made the updates listed within.


David Kitlan of Penn State and MikesBikes (2012-09-03)

David Kitlan of Penn State shares his experience with our MikesBikes-Intro Business Simulation


MikesBikes Wiki Back Online (2012-07-19)

The BadDog Wiki - a great MikesBikes-Advanced Resource created by students and staff at the University of Auckland, is Online once again.


Simulations in your Classroom (2012-06-26)

Smartsims new promotional video - Find out the key benefits for Instructors and Students using our Simulations..


Desire2Learn Innovation Award (2012-06-18)

Congratulations to Bob Sproule, recipient of the 2012 Desire2Learn Innovation Award


2012 Business Teaching Summit at Drexel University (2012-05-09)

The LeBow College of Business Center for Teaching Excellence will be holding the 2nd annual Business Professor Teaching Summit (BPTS) at Drexel University on Friday, May 18, 2012.


Experiential Learning & Music2Go Marketing (2011-12-07)

Experiential Learning; using the Music2Go Marketing Simulation to focus on the individual for better learning outcomes.


Smartsims Feature at the Annual SMA Conference (2011-11-07)

Presentation on Smartsims Business Simulations at the Annual Conference of the Society for Marketing Advances.


The Modern Classroom & Smartsims (2011-08-29)

With technology becoming an essential feature of modern courses, how do Instructors keep up with online learning developments to keep their business courses current and relative?


Using Simulations for Seminars, Corporate Training and Team Building (2011-08-01)

Smartsims Business Simulations have been used within Corporate Training, Business Seminars and Team Building exercises globally for many years - with great success!


MCC MikesBikes Competition (2011-07-20)

The University of Aucklands Management Consulting Club holds their 5th Annual MikesBikes Competition


Designing your course around MikesBikes (2011-06-06)

Want to design your course around a business simulation? You’re not the first, and for good reason.


Social Media and Mobile Learning Trends in Education (2011-05-26)

Discover why Education Leaders have social media and mobile learning on their minds. Explore impactful, thought-provoking trends and find the prescriptive answers you need.


2011 National Business Olympiad (2011-05-10)

Smartsims India (iInteract) are launching the 2011 National Business Olympiad this month, using MikesBikes-Advanced across 70+ major cities for a grand prize of Rs 1,000,000.


Smartsims on Facebook (2011-04-26)

You can now find Smartsims us on Facebook to follow changes and discussions on MikesBikes-Advanced, MikesBikes-Intro, AdSim Advertising, and Music2Go Marketing.


Experiential Learning (2011-04-20)

The need for experiential learning in modern teaching methodologies, and the use of business simulations.


AHI: MikesBikes in Schools (2011-03-15)

AHIs Mikes Bikes Entrepreneurship Program in South African High Schools


Leaders of Tomorrow (2011-02-20)

Smartsims Business Simulations team up with the Leaders of Tomorrow Mentoring Program


Product Updates for 2011 (2011-01-27)

2011 H1 updates to MikesBikes-Intro, MikesBikes-Advanced, Music2Go Marketing, and AdSim Advertising


Website Updates for Jan 2011 (2011-01-25)

Simplified Instructor and Student course pages make running a Smartsims Business Simulation easier than ever


Welcome Back Nick Hammond (2011-01-23)

Nick Hammond will be re-joining Smartsims Business Simulations


2010 National Business Olympiad (2010-12-01)

Smartsims India (iInteract) holds their annual National Business Olympiad, using MikesBikes-Advanced across 17 major cities for a grand prize of Rs 1,00,000.


Wharton Joins Smartsims (2010-08-13)

The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania joins Smartsims using Music2Go Marketing Simulation in their Introduction to Marketing Course (MKTG101)


Knowledge is power and the key to job placements (2010-05-23)

Smartsims Business Simulations CEO, Dennis Gain, visits BM College in India to share his experience and knowledge with their students.


Corporate Training for MAHLE - April Course (2010-04-15)

Corporate training for MAHLE using the Strategic Management Business Simulation MikesBikes Advanced.


Red Deer - Selkirk - Auckland MikesBikes Competition (2010-01-19)

The second annual Canadian Colleges MikesBikes competition between Red Deer College, Selkirk, and the University of Auckland.


Waterloo MikesBikes Awards Ceremony (2010-01-19)

Bikes R Us were convincing winners in the 2009 Waterloo Introduction to Business Accounting class MikesBikes competition.


Podcasting and Business Simulations (2010-01-19)

Article on using Podcasting to support students using a business simulation


Quinnipiac Team Day (2010-01-19)

Introduction to Business students spend a day learning the value of Teamwork. Steven Gain from Smartsims goes along to help out.


SIBO Launches in Jabalpur (2009-10-29)

The Smartsims India Business Olympiad (SIBO) launched in Jabalpur on 26th October, and the Mumbai Round is underway.


Awards Night for 2009 MikesBikes MCC Competition (2009-10-03)

The 2nd of October saw the University of Auckland’s Business School play host to the Management Consultancy Club’s 2009 awards ceremony, where the winners of the annual MCC MikesBikes Challenge were crowned.


Smartsims India Launches (2009-07-24)

We are pleased to announce the opening of our Smartsims office in Indore, India headed by Pranav Sanghvi...


Case Study of MikesBikes in a Business Course (2009-07-15)

Journal of Instructional Techniques in Finance (JITF) case study about how the MikesBikes Simulation is used to teach Capital Structure and Dividend Policy in an Intro to Business Course.


Danny Master joins the Smartsims Team (2009-06-29)

Danny Master joins Smartsims, Danny brings with him strengths in Management and Finance, as well as experience in Customer Support. Danny looks forward to working with all.



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