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SimVenture Evolution Shortlisted for Prestigious Award
Following the independent review of a detailed 2,000 word submission, SimVenture Evolution was shortlisted (1 of 6) as a finalist for the UK's prestigious Learning Technologies Awards. The finals will be held on Wednesday 29th November in London.
"We are naturally delighted to be recognised" said VSL Learning and Development Director, Paul Brough Jones. "Years of work combined with the faith of all university partners has brought us to a very exciting place.
The team has to now present Evolution to an independent judging panel in London this October. "If we can go one further and actually pick up an award," added Paul, "it will be a real career high point for many in the company."
SimVenture Evolution's shortlisting follows in the footsteps of SimVenture Classic which won 4 national awards including a Learning Technologies Award in 2009.
SimVenture Classic: Latest Version released
In August 2017, the VSL team released the latest version of SimVenture Classic (V.5). The main new feature is the ability to resize the main window meaning users can adjust the appearance of the software to fit their screen size.
If you/your organisation has a maintenance contract in place, the software update is available free-of-charge. For more details visit the SimVenture Classic site.
Millions of budding Chinese Entrepreneurs prepare for SimVenture Classic
In June 2017, VSL completed a full translation of SimVenture Classic into Chinese on behalf of its Beijing-based partner and exclusive distributor, 'SinoCampus'.
"We worked with SinoCampus for over a year and I know the team has provided a first-class product" said Managing Director, Peter Harrington.
"Given that there are nearly 5,000 universities and colleges in China, I am confident we will be supplying the software to millions of budding Chinese entrepreneurs," added Peter.
Former UK Amazon FD joins VSL Board
In April 2017, former Asda and Amazon UK Finance Director, Rob McWilliam, joined the Venture Simulations Board.
"I've been aware for some time that the SimVenture team has been developing innovative and engaging simulation learning technology," said Rob. "And I'm now very much looking forward to working with the talented leadership team to continue the company’s global growth.”
Operating as a Non-Executive Director, Rob will advise the Board on strategic, financial and digital matters. The team is delighted to welcome Rob and looks forward to working with him.