In this in-class activity, students need to review a seemingly successful and profitable burger chain. A great learning exercise for brand management versus short-term profits.
This Sim Game is a variation of the interactive (trading) marketing game also available on this website for free download. The game runs on Excel as well, but without the component of physical interaction.
The centerpiece of decision-making is based around a SWOT planning sheet that is automatically produced and updated as the game progresses. Check out some screenshots of the key components of the planning sheet.
This is a free SWOT analysis Excel tool, which is simple and easy to use for students to prepare detailed SWOTs. Also ideal for student assignments and reports.
Topics Return on marketing investment (ROMI), planning, teamwork, game Review the activity below or download the PDF student worksheet Student Activity Worksheet: Return on Marketing Investment Game Scoring template: To help with this exercise, I have developed this Excel template that allows the student teams to track the results – or you could also run as … See the full teaching activity…
This 3rd installment in the Sim Game series takes the experience to a whole new level. This game is suitable for advanced marketing students to be played over a semester or term.
This is a free Excel-based Sim Game for marketing students. Lots of fun, with multiple learning outcomes for positioning, product management, and marketing financials.
The purpose of this exercise is for students to consider the financial consequences of various strategic decisions. Their goal is to increase overall profitability of this music festival event, while ensuring the foundation of a logical marketing strategy.
This page contains detailed instructions on how to play the Base Sim Game, which is designed for students of marketing, strategy, and business.
This is a free marketing Sim Game game (Excel-based), which is both simple and easy to understand, yet complex enough to enable discussion of numerous marketing concepts.