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Desire2Learn Innovation Award

Bob Sproule of the University of Waterloo, a long time user of our MikesBikes-Intro Simulation, has been awarded the Desire2Learn Innovation Award. The award seeks to recognize and celebrate innovative teaching approaches in post-secondary education worldwide. Bob has received this award for his exceptional and innovative approach to education through his integration of MikesBikes into his … Continue reading Desire2Learn Innovation Award

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2012 Business Teaching Summit at Drexel University

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. The BPTS is a business school faculty conference dedicated to sharing innovative and effective strategies to enhance student learning across all business disciplines. The Summit will include … Continue reading 2012 Business Teaching Summit at Drexel University

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Quinnipiac Winners

David Cadden a Cheshire resident and professor of management at Quinnipiac University, led a team of four business students to victory in this year’s MikesBikes-Intro simulation. SWAG Cycles, a team comprised of School of Business students Matthew Golden of Walpole, Mass., Malgorzata Kielbowicz of New Britain, Spencer Mannion of Brookfield and Alison Scharr of East Granby, were honored … Continue reading Quinnipiac Winners

2010 National Business Olympiad

Smartsims India (iInteract) conducted Simulations across India this year as part of their National Business Olympiad. National Business Olympiad is a business simulation competition using MikesBikes-Advanced, conducted specially for management students with an intention to test their strategic frame of mind and conceptual skills in Finance, Human Resource, Marketing, Operations and R&D. This event was … Continue reading 2010 National Business Olympiad

Experiential Learning & Music2Go Marketing

Experiential Learning is a highly effective educational tool, and a key feature that sets our Simulations apart from other teaching methods. Experiential Learning focuses on the learning process for the individual, through observation and interaction with the subject they are learning about rather than the traditional process of learning from a textbook. Katie Matthew recently … Continue reading Experiential Learning & Music2Go Marketing

Smartsims Feature at the Annual SMA Conference

The Society for Marketing Advances (SMA) held their annual conference during the first week of November 2011, bringing together marketing educators from throughout the United States and abroad. Lecturer William M. Madway of The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania co-chaired the Marketing Education track, putting together a discussion panel called “Teacher Friendly Options … Continue reading Smartsims Feature at the Annual SMA Conference

The Modern Classroom & Smartsims

“K-12 education isn’t using technology effectively and isn’t investing nearly enough in IT infrastructures to enable next-generation learning” That’s the conclusion of a new report, ‘Unleashing the Potential of Technology in Education’, which called for greater financial commitment to educational technology in our schools.¹ By not focusing more on boosting student outcomes with online technology, … Continue reading The Modern Classroom & Smartsims

Using Simulations for Seminars, Corporate Training and Team Building

Smartsims Business Simulations have been used within Corporate Training, Business Seminars and Team Building exercises globally for many years. Today, close to 70% of corporations are using Business Simulations as part of their repertoire of training methodologies to educate their management and staff at all levels. One of the many reasons for this is that … Continue reading Using Simulations for Seminars, Corporate Training and Team Building