Helping you engage learners in an authentic and interactive business simulation experience they actively enjoy
SimVenture Evolution is an online business simulation that allows people to start, manage and grow a virtual business. By using this advanced business simulation learners will:
Online Business Simulation Features
SimVenture Evolution allows learners to run all areas of a virtual business for up to 10 simulated years. When using the online business simulation, learners make decisions in quarterly periods and then analyse the impact of these decisions. This gives learners the opportunity to understand how all areas within a business are connected. The business areas covered include:
The Control Tower within SimVenture Evolution is the administration area for tutors and programme managers using the business simulation. In this area tutors are able to login, setup and manage activities for their learners.
Tutors and educators have complete control over what tasks or scenarios their learners are assigned within the business simulation. The Control Tower also provides educators and tutors with a wide range of reports as well as a leaderboard. This allows learner progress to be monitored and assessed in considerable detail simply.
SimVenture Evolution runs on a browser on a variety of different platforms – PC, Mac or Tablet can all be used. No technical installation is needed. Users simply log into their account and they are ready to go.
Learners can take part as individuals or as teams. As long as there is an internet connection any user can interact with the platform wherever they are in the world.
Help & Support
SimVenture Evolution includes a wealth of information, both textual and visual, to explain the principles of business once users login.
When accessing the business simulation game, learners are guided by helpful videos and written guides throughout.
Additional business simulation resources are also available for educators and programme managers who would like additional support and inspiration. Resources include written guides, video tutorials, lesson plans, and case studies.
What can you learn by using SimVenture Evolution?
SimVenture Evolution teaches learners a wide range of business and employability skills.
SimVenture Evolution encompasses a wide range of business activities, emphasising how they are all interlinked. No decision is taken in isolation but needs to be considered as part of the bigger picture. Areas covered are:
Running a business in Evolution requires the learner to use and develop a number of workplace skills as part of the process:
And when used in a team environment, other important interpersonal skills are needed, such as:
Who uses SimVenture Evolution?
SimVenture Evolution is a flexible business simulation used in both education and workplace settings.
SimVenture Evolution has been designed in collaboration with our clients from the education sector to fast-track student learning. The simulation is now used by university, college and school educators in over 40 countries around the world. SimVenture Evolution has been proven to increase student engagement, business acumen and soft skills.
As a Learning & Development professional you will want colleagues to develop skills to support business priorities. Whether you’re looking for a bespoke training session or use of the simulation for in-house delivery, we can help. Our business simulation can help you bring individuals & teams together to develop a variety of workplace competencies.
How do we support you?
We understand that implementing and using a new digital solution can be daunting. That’s why our team of dedicated education and software professionals are here to support you at every stage.
There is also a plethora of written and video SimVenture Evolution resources available for you to access at any time.
“SimVenture Evolution provides a robust and realistic platform to integrate theory and practice, a crucial part of entrepreneurship education. Students explore what works and what doesn’t by working through the ‘fail-learn-redo’ cycle in a safe learning environment. The Control Tower feature also saves so much time. It allows tutors to organise student groups, check student progress, gather data and assess their progress with relative ease.“
Chris Mahon, University of Nottingham 2017