Kaplan Business Simulations

Business simulation that brings reality of business pressures to life

There is no better way of embedding development than learning-by-doing. Our suite of business simulations incorporates gamification of realistic business scenarios encountered by a struggling organization.

the Kaplan way

Our simulations give you the flexibility to deliver training in a way that suits your environment - online or in a classroom, from short 90 minute sessions to full five-day programs.

Whether you’re looking to raise awareness of what good business acumen looks like in your new hire population or hone the commercial skills of your senior leaders, we have a business simulation to support your needs.

Delivery Method Suitable for
Face to Face Online Entry Level Middle Management Senior Management
Kaplan Business Challenge
Our classic business challenge, where teams compete to turn around a failing business and get it into a shape attract investors.
Kaplan Compete
A short 90-minute session, fast paced where participants have to continually adapt a changing external environment and competitor actions.
Kaplan Vision
This simulation involves participants making fast decisions whilst being fed lots of information and having to figure out what to prioritise and concentrate on.
Kaplan Commercial Challenge
A one-day engaging business challenge for new entrants to the workplace.
Kaplan Innovate
An emphasis on interpreting and understading, rather than producing financial information.
Learning outcomes will include:
  • Greater commercial confidence
  • Increased understanding of the impact of business decisions
  • Stronger ability to deal with ambiguity, manage change and anticipate risk
  • Enhanced teamship and leadership skills
  • Heightened strategic thinking capabilities
  • Better grasp of financial concept and language

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"We have used the Kaplan business simulations for 3 years and believe it gives our graduate and school leaver intake a real grounding in how businesses work so they can more quickly empathise with our clients and be well rounded business advisors."
– Caroline Bedford, Grant Thornton
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