Tycoon Systems Provides Large Range of Serious Games for Business Education

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Serious Games are more and more used in executive education, business schools and now even on Facebook® Platform

Tycoon Systems Inc. today announced that its business game application built on Facebook® Platform is now being played by thousands - after being launched only three weeks ago. Tycoon offers Facebook users a casual version of IndustryMasters, the serious game used in executive education and business schools around the world.

''By playing our serious games, people can build and manage their own company - in more than 20 different industries - and learn what it takes to be a successful CEO,'' said Tycoon Systems CEO Thomas Lehnert. ''Our serious games are not only used by executives and business students, they are designed for anyone with a genuine interest in business. As people continue to connect and share more and more online, we believe that Facebook is the right platform for promoting our serious game IndustryMasters."

Tycoon Systems is a leading provider of serious games for business education. Serious games have a carefully thought-out educational purpose and are not intended to be played primarily for entertainment. In business education, serious games from Tycoon are used to provide experience-based learning of fundamental business and finance concepts.

A unique aspect of Tycoons' educational solutions is development team's capability to provide a custom made serious game that very realistically replicates a clients' company at very low cost and within less than two weeks.

The Siemens Game - simulating the Siemens corporations' overall business - has been used at Siemens USA to teach finance to business managers. ''The feedback from the participants was that this was the best finance module ever, and our program manager has suggested we use this form of instruction for future concepts.'' said Celia Dayagi from the Operations Leadership Development Program (OLDP) at Siemens Energy & Automation Inc, USA.

Tycoon's serious games are all based on the IndustryMasters technology and built by using real-world data and economic concepts. The IndustryMasters business simulation platform allows to reproduction of the business of any real-world corporation and industry scenario. Tycoon's off-the-shelf solutions include a broad range of sector specific serious games, covering diverse industries such as food, electronics, automotive, telecom and banking. SCORM compatible versions of these games run on major Learning Management Systems (LMS).

More and more people are discovering IndustryMasters on Facebook, where it's running in a real-time multiplayer format for up to 50 participants to play simultaneously. ''I am studying an MBA, so IndustryMasters is actually very relevant to my subjects.''said Saurav Jana, a 26 year old student from India. ''I am planning to do this in my class among my pals. You guys rock!''

About Tycoon Systems

Tycoon Systems is a leading business education software company. Its business simulation games are used in business education around the globe, in a variety of formats - from custom simulations used in executive education to SCORM compatible e-learning modules - and by hundreds of thousands of individual learners.

For more information please visit: http://www.industrymasters.com

More ressources:
Tycoon Systems Inc. Homepage http://www.tycoonsystems.com
IndustryMasters on Facebook http://apps.facebook.com/industrymasters

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