Blogs

Authentic Learning - Creating Real World Scenarios

Published on 21 December 2021

"Authenticity, for me, is about how knowledge will be used in a real-life context. We're trying to, in a sense, build in the idea of real-life experience within modules that we teach." 

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Business Sustainability - Teaching ESG

Published on 16 December 2021

"Whatever companies think they can and can't do, these are real challenges that relate to what companies do. The question is how they are able to influence the pace of transition through breakthrough and systemic innovations to meet very specific targets whilst ensuring negative trade-offs do not...

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Reflective Practice Using Business Simulations

Published on 26 October 2021

"I think tourism policy and tourism management ideas and theories will change over the next 20 years but the ability to use philosophical systems of thought as required, as almost tools in a toolbox, I think is incredible. And that's something that I think the business simulation allows you to do."...

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The MBA - Management in the 'New Normal'

Published on 5 October 2021

The Master of Business Administration, commonly known as 'the MBA', is one of the most sought after degrees across the world. With many providers charging upwards of £45,000 per year, students see the MBA as their pathway to senior management or ownership of their own business.  Its value in...

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New Partnership with Salford Business School

Published on 20 September 2021

We are delighted to announce a new, extended partnership with Salford Business School, providing our suite of business simulations for their students across their foundation, undergraduate, and postgraduate programmes. 

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The Best of Both Worlds - Four Tips For Effective Hybrid Learning

Published on 3 September 2021

What is Hybrid Learning? Hybrid learning involves the synchronous teaching of two different groups of students: one group is in the classroom/lecture theatre while the other is remote, watching the session online, typically via lecture capture software.  It's not to be confused with blended...

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The 'Old-New' - Returning to On-campus Teaching

Published on 26 August 2021

With the next academic year creeping around the corner, we've put together some tips to help academic and teaching staff adjust to the 'new normal' when they return to campus. You may have thought of many of these already but hope some will serve as useful reminders when the whirlwind of a new...

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Five Ways Business Simulations Improve Learning Outcomes

Published on 13 August 2021

What are Business Simulations? We refer to 'Business simulations' in the same way as 'management simulations' or 'business games'. Our simulations are designed for educational purposes - not 'business tycoon games'; they're something quite different!

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Experiential Learning Using Business Simulations

Published on 28 July 2021

"To be able to apply learning tools that draw on their [students'] own experiences is absolutely invaluable in helping them understand deeper theoretical concepts." Dr. Keith Halcro Following on from May's webinar on experiential learning in relation to student engagement, we decided one was not...

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Meet the Authors - Culture and Inter-Cultural Communication Edubook

Published on 15 June 2021

In June, we published a new Edubook on the topic of culture and inter-cultural communication. This Edubook was written by leading experts in inter-cultural communication, Fons Trompenaars and Riana Schreuders.  In this feature, we recap on our interview with these Authors, uncovering the motives...

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Experiential Learning - Improving Student Engagement

Published on 2 June 2021

"For me, student engagement is active learning." Dr. Vassilliki Bamiatzi On Tuesday 25th May, we hosted a webinar to discuss the topic of student engagement with an emphasis on experiential learning through management simulations.

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Employability Skills in Higher Education

Published on 6 May 2021

Preparing students for the workplace after, typically, three/four years of academic study is one of many challenges Higher Education Institutions (HEIs) face when it comes to providing value for money in their degree programmes.

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