AN ONLINE GAME FOR TEACHING BUSINESS MANAGEMENT CONCEPTS

Pedro Campos

Abstract

In this paper, we describe the result of a multi-disciplinary approach to designing a particular class of educa-tional games: business management games. The approach was based on intensive collaboration and co-design meetings with business management researchers. The result was a Web-based game called “SimCompany”, aimed at teaching children about business management concepts, thus promoting an entrepreneurship culture in classroom settings and beyond. “SimCompany” proved effective as a teaching tool about business management concepts, and initial evaluation showed a positive increase in students’ rate of learning, compared to traditional teaching methods.

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Campos P. (2010). AN ONLINE GAME FOR TEACHING BUSINESS MANAGEMENT CONCEPTS . In Proceedings of the 12th International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems - Volume 5: ICEIS, ISBN 978-989-8425-08-9, pages 231-237. DOI: 10.5220/0002959502310237


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@conference{iceis10,
author={Pedro Campos},
title={AN ONLINE GAME FOR TEACHING BUSINESS MANAGEMENT CONCEPTS},
booktitle={Proceedings of the 12th International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems - Volume 5: ICEIS,},
year={2010},
pages={231-237},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0002959502310237},
isbn={978-989-8425-08-9},
}


in EndNote Style

TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the 12th International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems - Volume 5: ICEIS,
TI - AN ONLINE GAME FOR TEACHING BUSINESS MANAGEMENT CONCEPTS
SN - 978-989-8425-08-9
AU - Campos P.
PY - 2010
SP - 231
EP - 237
DO - 10.5220/0002959502310237