Learning with SimVenture Classic
Startup Skills & Business Knowledge
SimVenture Classic teaches learners startup skills and how to manage and grow a micro-computer company. This business simulator focuses on the first three years of a company’s life. Users consider almost all aspects of start-up and small business management.
Working in monthly cycles, for up to 36 simulated months, users make decisions in all areas of their virtual computer manufacturing company and receive ongoing feedback to learn the consequences of their actions. Users manage 4 key business areas:
Whilst learners run their own virtual company the engaging software allows them to develop a range of employability skills that employers rate. Skills include: Leadership, Self-Management, Team working, Problem solving, Communication, Numeracy, and Commercial Skills etc.
Learners can reflect on the skills they have developed whilst playing the business simulation adding valuable evidence to their CV. Ask our Learning & Development Managers about how to incorporate employability skills into your training programme.
Different ways to learn: Startup, Grow, and Manage a Business
SimVenture Classic is suitable for complete beginners to seasoned professionals.
SimVenture Classic has a wide range of video tutorials, teaching materials, guidance documents, case studies and help sections to enable learners to familiarise themselves with the business simulation. These include:
How you can play
Our business simulation can be played by individuals or teams in a collaborative or competitive environment.
The business simulator allows for individual learning, team work and competitions.
Competitions provide an opportunity to bring people together from different parts of an education institution, community or even different parts of the world.
If you’re looking for an engaging, interactive business simulator that’s fun to play, SimVenture Classic is the product for you.
Our clients use SimVenture Classic as a flexible learning resource.
The business simulator can be tailored to fit with any course or training timetable.
Some educational study programs use the software for short introductory sessions lasting 1-2 hours, whilst others use the simulation over several weeks or months.
For corporate training purposes and postgraduate programmes, Classic is often used intensively over a day or weekend.
We are happy to discuss how clients have used our business simulation in different contexts. Just ask us and we’ll gladly share what we know.
Learn by doing
There are a range of activity formats available to promote a learning by doing approach including: