Business Simulation Game

Skills for your career growth

March 1st, 2019

We are moving away from a mind-set that potential employees should have the technical know-how and the right academic qualifications. What is it that truly differentiates one candidate from another during the application process? Whether we are talking about the stage involving the vetting of resumes or the interview stage, certain qualities are increasingly taking […]


Skill development tips

February 28th, 2019

Everyone wants to have a fulfilling career. But what do you think you need to have it? While there are many possible answers, in my opinion there are at least two things you should have. First, you should follow your heart. Following your heart means working on something that matters to you. It’s something that […]

Powerful learning strategies you should know

February 27th, 2019

Have you been ever told to study for a test? However, have you ever been taught how to study? Here are the 6 strategies you should be aware of both as a teacher and a student. Space out your studying over time Far too many students wait until the night before a test to study […]

Ranking Learning Techniques: Low Efficiency

February 25th, 2019

Let’s continue our rediscovery of efficiency of learning methods. Low Efficiency Study Methods Summarization, highlighting/underlining/marking, mnemonics, imagery use for text learning, and rereading all received low efficiency grade in the meta-study.  The reason for their low utility grade differs; the studies into the methods show mixed results, it is not generalized, has narrow applications, and/or its efficiency is limited. […]

Ranking Learning Techniques: Moderate Efficiency

February 22nd, 2019

Let’s continue our rediscovery of efficiency of learning methods. Moderate Efficiency Study Methods Elaborate interrogation, self-explanation, and interleaved practice received moderate utility assessments.  They are rated as moderate because more research needs to be done in the efficacy of the methods, the efficacy was variable across tasks and topics, and/or some in-depth training was required.  […]

Ranking Learning Techniques: High Efficiency

February 21st, 2019

School is for learning.  But ironically, one of the things that people don’t really learn to do well in school, is how to learn.  We are taught rote memorization and told to absorb it for arbitrary tests without being taught how to effectively absorb the material.  And it seems as the methods we were actually […]

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Skills a successful e-Learning professional MUST HAVE

February 20th, 2019

All e-Learning projects are different. As such, the skill sets and unique talents for each e-Learning project vary greatly. While one course might require extensive knowledge of a particular Instructional Design Model, another may call for an in depth understanding of a particular e-Learning Authoring Tool. However, there is a set of specific skills that […]

10 Main Learning And Development (L&D) trends For 2018

February 19th, 2019

Every year brings new developments to the world of Learning and Development. However, there are some topics from 2017 that where very important in 2018, from personalized learning paths to game mechanics that make your online training courses more powerful and profound. Here are the top 10 L&D trends for 2018 that every e-Learning professional […]

Holistic business approach and the difference it makes

February 18th, 2019

A holistic business approach is a relatively new concept that is increasingly being accepted by the business world. To be a business that uses holistic techniques, it means that the entire organization is considered in its processes and policies, as opposed to focusing only on its specific components. By using the holistic approach to running […]

Learning Style Scales by Grasha-Reichmann

February 14th, 2019

Grasha and Sheryl Reichmann developed the Grasha-Reichmann Learning Style Scales (GRLSS) in 1974 to determine college students’ styles of classroom participation. The Grasha-Reichmann model focuses on student attitudes toward learning, classroom activities, teachers, and peers rather than studying the relationships among methods, student style, and achievement. Learning Styles Scales. Diagnostic and Suggested Preferences Competitive. Students […]

Learning Styles: VAK model

February 13th, 2019

The VAK (visual, auditory and kinesthetic) Learning Style, by Walter Burke Barbe and colleagues, falls under the umbrella of Neuro-Linguistic Programming (NLP). It is also one of the sources for Neil Fleming’s VARK model. Visual, Auditory and Kinesthetic are also called learning modalities. These modalities can be used singularity or in combination with others. (Recall their […]

Learning Styles: Peter Honey and Alan Mumford Learning Styles

February 12th, 2019

Peter Honey and Alan Mumford state, that in order to maximize personal learning, each learner ought to understand their own learning style and seek out opportunities to learn in their learning style. But they should also develop their learning capacity in other styles to become a more well-rounded learner. This increases versatility in learning situations. […]

Learning Styles: Kolb’s experiential learning

February 11th, 2019

Experiential Learning Theory Kolb’s learning theory sets out four distinct learning styles (or preferences), which are based on a four-stage learning cycle. (which might also be interpreted as a ‘training cycle’). In this respect, Kolb’s model is particularly elegant, since it offers both a way to understand individual people’s different learning styles, and also an explanation of a cycle of […]

What are Learning Styles? VARK

February 8th, 2019

Most of us have heard of the fact, that people perceive and intake information differently. Therefore, as we perceive and process information differently, we learn differently. Learning styles are a range of competing theories, proposing that all people can be classified according to their ‘style’ of learning. Even though different views on how the styles […]

And even more benefits of playing video games

February 7th, 2019

And continuing the topic of previous post. Apparently, there are even more additional positive effects of playing games. Video games introduce children to computer technology and the online world.  One should recognize that we are now living in a high-tech, sophisticated world.  Video games make helps kids adapt and be comfortable with the concepts of […]

Benefits of video games

February 6th, 2019

There are tons of various discussions – are games good for you? Some shout yes, some shout no. But over last 10 years the increasing amount of research proves again and again, that games have positive effect on brain. Problem solving and logic – playing games such as The Incredible Machine, Angry Birds or Cut […]

Competencies vs Skills

February 5th, 2019

In some ways, a skill and a competency are similar. They both identify an ability that an individual has acquired through training and experience. But the two concepts are not identical in terms of their definitions or the function they perform. Skills vs competencies – the difference So, what is the difference between skills and […]

Why do business simulations work?

February 4th, 2019

The answer lies in simple and very old technique, called Cone of Learning by Edgar Dale. Sure, there are a lot of debates how the real cone of learning looks like and how many adaptations and modernizations there are. However, almost all learning and education specialists agree – practice doing or practicing in simulated environment […]

Simulations – education tools of today

February 1st, 2019

Simulation as a technique was used for education a while longer than we could think. More often, terms technique and technology are confused. As a technology, simulations and simulators were first employed at the second part of 20th century. With the increasing speed of technological development, the use of simulation as a technique and a […]

Online business simulation game “Heavy Steel”

February 1st, 2019

This business game is for those who seek to know more about the steel industry and how to manage a heavy machinery manufacturing company. Welcome to the world of heavy industry! The game will help you develop necessary skills to manage production and whole-sale businesses. You will also be able to test your current management […]

Online business simulation game “Cloth Road”

February 1st, 2019

This game is for those who know everything there is about the fashion, but need more skills in making it a business. Welcome to the world of clothing business! Fashion is one thing, managing a business is a different one. In order to learn how to do it, you simply need to get more familiar […]

Online business simulation game “Shoe Maker”

February 1st, 2019

In this business game you will have an opportunity to manage the shoe development, manufacturing, and  retail sales business. Welcome to the world of shoe business! You will receive a set of subsidiaries  – a rubber factory, two laboratories, shoe factory, and a store. The company is located in the same region, randomly selected by […]

Online business simulation game “Budget Retail”

February 1st, 2019

Looking for a business game about a store management? But also want a challenge? Then this game is for you. Welcome to the world of retail business! The purpose of this game is to provide an opportunity to learn the ins and outs of a retail business. However differently from our other retail games, in […]

Online business simulation game “Premium Retail”

February 1st, 2019

Ever considered a possibility to open your own boutique and sell only special high quality wares? Well, you can have a taste what it’s like! Welcome to world of premium retail! The purpose of this game is to provide an opportunity to learn the ins and outs of a retail business. You will be able […]

Online business simulation game “Balanced Retail”

February 1st, 2019

This game is for those who seek to develop their managerial and entrepreneurial skills in the field of retail sales. Welcome to the world of retail business! In order to develop your practical business skills, you need experience. And that’s exactly what you will get by managing your own retail company. You will be responsible […]

Online business simulation game “Motor Cycle”

February 1st, 2019

Ever wanted to make your own motorcycle? Make it a business? Well, then this game is for you. Welcome to the world of motorcycle business! The purpose of this game is to provide an opportunity to learn motorcycle production business, as you will have an opportunity to manage the whole value chain of motorcycle manufacturing […]

Online business simulation game “Crisis Terminator”

January 31st, 2019

Everybody, or almost everybody, is capable of managing a successful company. But it takes very skilled managers to run a business that faces financial difficulties.     Welcome to the world of crisis management! In our dynamic business simulation game “Crisis Terminator”, you have a chance to challenge the market and prove that you are […]

A unique platform for business skills improvement and training

December 13th, 2018

Corporate Universities and Business Schools this makes it possible to flexibly use the Virtonomics platform for training of students and business skills improvement. The virtual simulator Virtonomics was originally created not just as an exciting strategic online game, but also as an effective tool for solving real corporate tasks in the field of personnel training, […]

Business simulation Virtonomics presented in Gamification in HR Summit

January 27th, 2018

Vienna, April 29th. The 2nd Annual Gamification in HR Summit was held on 27-29 April 2015, at Palais Hansen Kempinski Vienna. The event was organized by the HR industry and for the HR industry, based on the expertise of Expert Advisory Board and Speaker Faculty Members. During this event, gamification gurus, thought-leaders and senior-level HR practitioners […]

Simformer: business simulation games for students and managers

January 27th, 2018

Simformer invites universities and training companies to cooperation. We are interested in strategic partners for the joint creation and launch on the corporate market of a fundamentally new product line in the niche of business games and developing simulations created on the basis of our platform – . We offer partnerships to consulting companies, […]

Simformer: Platform for effective and practice-oriented corporate training

January 25th, 2018

Business simulations platform Simformer was originally created not just as an exciting and full-scale game about building and developing a business, but also as an effective tool for solving real corporate problems in the field of: – training of personnel in business management skills (strategic and tactical levels); – Increase the effectiveness of teamwork, – […]

Where can I play free online business games?

November 7th, 2017

With the advent of the Internet in our life, we have received a huge number of “bonuses”, both pleasant and useful. Now we can communicate with people from other countries and cities without leaving home, we can usefully and enjoy spending time standing in traffic jams or queues, watching movies or playing games at this […]