(PRWEB) October 18, 2006
A Simulated Learning Environment for Serious Social Entrepreneurs. Industry Player adds Corporate Social Responsibility to its Real World Business Simulation.
Tycoon Systems has released the educational version of Industry Player with a Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) component. Industry Player helps participants develop business skills and relationships in a virtual game setting. By including CSR metrics, Industry Player raises awareness of the impacts on people and the environment in the development of sustainable global business ventures.
Industry Player teaches graduate students the fundamentals of business. In partnership with, Confluence, Industry Player is available to highly regarded institutions such as The Harvard Business School, MIT Sloan School of Management, and The Stanford Graduate School of Business as well as more than 600 respected business schools worldwide.
The educational version takes Industry Player to the next level by including Corporate Social Responsibility as a serious cost factor when building a global business.
- Virtual CEO's must pay attention to using natural resources responsibly by treating the environment as a valuable commodity and workers with integrity.
- By leveraging tax incentives within the game, each company's social responsibility rating is ranked according to their appropriate regard to such resources.
- Participants collaborate to pool resources, reduce production costs and strengthen market positions. Corporate collaborators learn the value of networking and negotiation.
The classroom license admits registrants to the system-wide game. Each classroom has its own high-score list. The license covers 20 students, and is valid for six months.
The dedicated world license allows educational institutions to run their own Industry Player environment. Through an administrator dashboard, instructors can simulate events such as natural disasters, strikes and changing market conditions. These interventions force players to think on their feet - just like the real world.
Industry Player is the only business simulation environment that incorporates real world data and real world values for it's 80,000 players worldwide.
Industry Player requires an Internet connection and runs under Windows 95/98/Me/2000/XP,
Industry Player is free for the public to enjoy 60 turns at Level 1. Visit http://industryplayer.com