Analysing the Required Properties of Business Simulation Games to Be Used in E-Learning and Education

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Business simulation games are considered as effective tools for the empowerment and mediation of business content learning. They act as serious games which contribute to learning through a simulation of real-life situations and busi-ness environments. They are especially useful in the area of business management processes and business strategies. The blending of designed simulation technology and content curricula offers participants (players, students) a risk-free opportunity to test out a range of relevant strategies to drive business results. By customizing computer-based business simulations, participants can integrate key strategic and financial priorities. This paper provides a brief review of busi-ness simulations that serve learning purposes. The first part presents a short introduction and description of business games and their evaluation properties, and the second part provides a brief evaluation and analysis of selected business simulation games.

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A. Blažič, C. Ribeiro, J. Fernandes, J. Pereira and T. Arh, "Analysing the Required Properties of Business Simulation Games to Be Used in E-Learning and Education," Intelligent Information Management, Vol. 4 No. 6, 2012, pp. 348-356. doi: 10.4236/iim.2012.46039.

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