Introduction to Business Simulations and Games for Learning

Introduction to Business Simulations and Games for Learning

This is the presentation from our Webinar conducted on 5th, January, 2013. In this presentation, we build a case for the use of Business Simulations and Games in Education, Learning and Training.

Classroom Game: Traffic Jam

Classroom Game: Traffic Jam

  When to Use Use this game when your learning objective is any of the following: Explore the process of group problem solving Understand how learning from mistakes and careful observation can solve complex problems Appreciate the importance of communication during group problem solving Understand the importance of idea generation during problem solving Appreciate the importance of process documentation for acheiving repeatable results Participants Minimum: 8 Maximum: 20 Time 30 to 45 […]

Classroom Game: Mafia

Classroom Game: Mafia

  Mafia is a fun game that can be used to start a discussion on group decision making, communication and influence. More information on Mafia can be found here: Wikipedia Download the activity handout here. When to Use Use this game when your learning objective is any of the following: Appreciate the importance of the Visual, Vocal and Verbal channels of communication and how they impact people’s perceptions about you Understand the […]

Classroom Game: Save The World

Classroom Game: Save The World

  Here is a fast paced, high energy and fun learning game that you can play in your class. Download the activity handout here. When to Use Use this game when your learning objective is any of the following: Experience how careful observation, optimization and practice can lead to error reduction and performance improvement. Appreciate the importance of team work in the success of an organization. Appreciate the importance of […]

Free Product Demonstration/Tour Template in PowerPoint 2007

Free Product Demonstration/Tour Template in PowerPoint 2007

Download Product Demo Template Use this PowerPoint template to create your next product demonstration/tour. Feel free to modify/change as you wish.

Less Animation More Learning

Ever since the advent of technologies like Flash and Silverlight there has been a tendency to use animations to explain concepts and processes. Animations are thought to be more engaging, visually appealing and easier to process. However, research done by cognitive psychologists Barbara Tversky and Mireille Betrancourt (Simple animations for organizing diagrams) points in a different direction.

3 Skills Every Human Resource Professional Needs

What makes for a skilled HR professional? In this article I explore 3 skills that are absolutely essential for every HR professional. I also provide a list of  Top 5 resources curated from the Internet that can help you build proficiency in these skills. Skill 1: Ability to Conduct Structured Interviews In my career as an HR professional I have interviewed hundreds of people and I think there is still […]