Category Archives: Games

Traded $5,645 From Some Marbles

  In the Arts Entrepreneurship/Arts Management class Attracting Capital at SMU, this semester, students Tala Duwaji and Sam Lankford accomplished something remarkable. They played The Marble Game and began trading up in value from a marble. Three weeks, later, they … Continue reading

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Arts Entrepreneurship Games for the Classroom

Jim Hart, Director of Arts Entrepreneurship at SMU, has created a new website of Arts Entrepreneurship Games. Games are a means of teaching arts entrepreneurship to artists, which appeal to artistic sensibilities. To see the website, go to: http://artsentrepreneurshipgames.wordpress.com A new … Continue reading

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Arts Entrepreneurship and Experiential Learning

Many schools are currently developing new arts entrepreneurship programs. This article serves to encourage those schools to develop curricula founded in experience-based learning. Entrepreneurship is best learned through the process of experience, as entrepreneurship, of whichever kind (corporate, arts, social), … Continue reading

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Competitive Lemonade Stands

This week in the class Attracting Capital, students engaged in competitive lemonade stands. They had to compete, using the same product, with stands facing each other. This game is one about branding, sales strategy and Like this:Like Loading…

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The Marble Game Has Begun Again!

This semester, students are again trading up in value, beginning with a single glass marble (this year’s is cobalt) and seeing what they can gain. All trades have to be final. What most find in this exercise, is that Like … Continue reading

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Teaching Through Games: Feedback and Gaps

Teaching through game playing is a fun and effective way for students to learn about arts entrepreneurship. Today’s game focuses on feedback and perception of gaps within the market. Game: Like this:Like Loading…

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Winner of Arts Entrepreneur Pitch Contest

We have a Winner of both the annul Pitch Contest in the class Attracting Capital, but also The Marble Game. Jordan Barnett, Senior Arts Entrepreneurship student, has won both contests this year. See Jordan’s video interview on how she traded up … Continue reading

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