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Teaching Strategic Management Online at Arizona State University

With many courses transitioning to online this year we thought it timely to interview Scott Livengood from Arizona State University. Scott has a great deal of experience using our MikesBikes Advanced Business Simulation in his capstone Strategic Management course which he teaches in both face-to-face and online formats. How do you use MikesBikes in your … Continue reading Teaching Strategic Management Online at Arizona State University

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Teaching Strategic Management Online at USM

The MikesBikes simulation has been extremely well received by students. Many enjoy the opportunity to work in groups and learn from others, while nearly all love the ability to apply what they are learning in a safe environment. Lisa Parrott from the University of Saint Mary uses the MikesBikes Advanced Business Simulation in her online … Continue reading Teaching Strategic Management Online at USM

Teaching Intro to Business Online at DMACC

Des Moines Area Community College (DMACC) use our MikesBikes Introduction Simulation in their Introduction to Business course. The course is run in both face-to-face and online formats. How do you use the MikesBikes Simulation in BUS102? MikesBikes is used as a supplement to the material that we cover in class. The students are given approximately … Continue reading Teaching Intro to Business Online at DMACC

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Interview with the Latest Hall of Fame Entrant from King’s Own Institute

The second quarter Hall of Fame update is now up in our website. We have a number of new entrants for this quarter and one of them being, “Evil Geniuses” with Mohammad Sohaib, Shehzad, Sifat Khan, Kajol Rai and Sony Tamang from King’s Own Institute who landed at third place in the 2019/2020 Hall of … Continue reading Interview with the Latest Hall of Fame Entrant from King’s Own Institute

How to Develop Strategy in MikesBikes

Winning the MikesBikes Business Simulation requires your management team to develop a long-term strategy. As in real life, if you bounce around with your decisions you will incur extra costs without additional benefits. In the section on the Strategic Management Process, we outline the process of developing and implementing strategy. In the 1980’s, Michael Porter … Continue reading How to Develop Strategy in MikesBikes

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COVID-19: Update from Smartsims Business Simulations

I wanted to take this opportunity to let you know that everyone in the Smartsims team is healthy and safe. We have been and will continue to follow all recommended government and professional guidelines to keep things that way. Our simulations, servers and networks remain unaffected. The impact of COVD-19 will require many of you … Continue reading COVID-19: Update from Smartsims Business Simulations

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2019 MikesBikes World Champs Winner: Mila Lee from University of Auckland

Mila Lee also known as Da Li (pictured on the right) competed against the best teams from around the globe and have achieved a Shareholder Value of $136.18. To wrap up the 2019 MikesBikes World Champs, we have interviewed Mila and ask her about their experience in the competition and what she thought about the … Continue reading 2019 MikesBikes World Champs Winner: Mila Lee from University of Auckland