How are your project management skills?
December 12, 2002 2:42 AM   Subscribe

You are the training manager in a large, progressive company. You get 12 turns and a $200,000 budget, which you can spend in six ways... [more inside]
posted by dg (10 comments total)
Alternatively (and more usefully), any MeFites who are interested in this field and have something to offer can add their wares here and maybe make some bucks.
posted by dg at 2:44 AM on December 12, 2002

Interesting link, dg. Marketing and company development is expanding in crazy new ways, lately. This format is used in several other game type areas, such as Nuke Zone. You MeFi war hawks might enjoy that one.
posted by lazaruslong at 2:56 AM on December 12, 2002

Microsoft VBScript runtime error '800a000d'

Type mismatch: 'clng'

/include/10g0010a.asp, line 6

Oh well....
posted by salmacis at 3:19 AM on December 12, 2002

You can't cLng() a Null. That's what you get for using VBScript.
posted by vraxoin at 6:29 AM on December 12, 2002

You can't cLng() a Null. That's what you get for using VBScript.

It's what you get for using any language incorrectly.
posted by MidasMulligan at 8:27 AM on December 12, 2002

Cute game. Has virtually nothing to do with decision making in an actual company of course.
posted by MidasMulligan at 8:34 AM on December 12, 2002

Right? I put in random numbers. "Your ranking was 175 out of 226, Your learners satifaction was 10 out of 10, Your organisations satisfaction was 10 out of 10."

They like me! I'm a monkey punching in numbers!
posted by RJ Reynolds at 10:58 AM on December 12, 2002

I did the random numbers thing, too. but I got 202 out of 226, and everyone likes me too. Ook?
posted by Nauip at 11:44 AM on December 12, 2002

Well, since you ask, I blew all my cash on R&D and courseware development, spent nothing on support, and still got 9 out of 10 for learner and organizational satisfaction.

I build distance-learning software for a living, and personally think their numbers are wa-a-a-ay off base. But then again my real-life stats are probably nowhere near 9 out of 10.
posted by ook at 12:02 PM on December 12, 2002

The guy who runs this company gave a presentation to a seminar I am currently at and I was really impressed. For a self-proclaimed computer geek from the days when the IBM mainframe ruled the world, he has a great grasp on where and when on-line learning is appropriate.

When I saw that he had a directory of on-line learning tools, I thought it may be of use to some here. Should have known everyone would focus on the game instead :-)
posted by dg at 12:33 PM on December 12, 2002

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