The Advanced Business Simulation setting new Standards
- Advanced business simulation. On-line and multi-platform (PC, Tablet, Mac etc.)
- 'Core Skills Programme' gives users all the basics within 90 minutes.
- Diverse and dynamic environment, requiring users to monitor and respond to changes through regular research and analysis.
- Advanced business simulation with a broad range of segments creating a rich learning environment with numerous strategic options.
- All standard business functions from finance & operations through to sales & marketing
- Extended business content, including environment, CSR, ethics and branding
- Enhanced depth in key business areas such as research, design, planning and segmentation
- Options for exporting information for presentations and submissions
- Key features emphasise strategy rather than micro management
- Widely customisable to facilitate learning or focus on specific areas
- Intuitive navigation with varied layout formats and custom content
- Live ‘control tower’ access to:
- organise, monitor and communicate with individuals and user-groups
- modify activity settings dynamically
- Integral communications to allow teams to work together from remote locations
- Multiplayer experience so users can compete directly against each other
- Guidance presents information at the point of need, with extended information just a click away
- Extended cycles of up to 10 sim years (40 turns) using advanced business simulation throughout
SimVenture Evolution doesn’t replace the Classic SimVenture software but instead complements and builds on the original award-winning software. As an on-line business simulator, we're confident Evolution leads the way in terms of advanced business simulation technology and research is continually being conducted to assess its value as a learning, teaching and training resource.
Before using SimVenture Evolution, make sure you try it out first. Instructors, teachers and trainers can request a free on-line demo or trial/evaluation copy from this site. See for yourself how versatile yet intuitive the technology is and discover the depth and range of features that makes the business simulation a stand-out choice.
Use this table to compare the 2 products.
|Features||SimVenture Classic||SimVenture Evolution|
|Hosting/Environment||Off-line software installed on institutional machines or servers||On-line, cloud based technology accessed from VSL servers|
|Simulation focus context||Micro start-up to small business||Larger-scale start-up to SME|
|Simulation focus experience||In-depth tactical decisions with some strategy options||Strategic management and decision making|
|Scope of simulation||First 3 simulated years (played in monthly turns)||First 10 simulated years (played in quarterly turns)|
|Nature of product/service within the simulation||'Computers'||Launches with 'Bicycles'. Other module options will be added|
|Purchase options (also see pricing)||Per computer licence||Per user account|
|Integrated on-line teaching environment with direct access to user/group work||No||Yes|
|On-line communication with and assessment of user work||No||Yes|
|Performance and financial data available to download & print||Yes||Yes|
|Availability of ready-made scenarios/activities||Yes (Scenarios and the ability to create custom Scenarios using Save & Load feature)||Yes (Subject-based activities with accompanying materials)|
|Running competitions||Player versus computer only||Player versus computer & direct player versus player|
|Suitable for individual and team-based work||Yes||Yes|