BUSINESS

ACUMEN

TRAINING:

“Zodiak® has generated some of the best discussions I have facilitated at Boeing. Everyone wants to see Boeing be successful and make an individual contribution to that success.”

 

Human Capital Leader

WE GET BUSINESS.
THAT’S WHY OUR GAMES AND SIMULATIONS WORK.

EXPERTISE

We have pioneered and led the development of solutions to build business acumen and financial literacy for over 20 years.

METHODOLOGY

We use unique, creative learning approaches like games and simulations to ensure high-engagement, high-retention and

job relevancy.

APPROACH

We work collaboratively with clients to customize our classroom and online solutions for maximum impact.

RESULTS

Over two million learners in thousands of organizations around the world have benefited from an increased level of business acumen and financial literacy.

OUR SOLUTION FRAMEWORK

Every company stands to gain competitive advantage by employing people who understand how their organization makes money. We help learning take hold through interactive business games and simulations that help members of the organization, creating a business owner mentality. Our business acumen framework is designed to increase the big-picture thinking, decision-making prowess, business and financial literacy of any audience within your organization. Through experiential learning and discovery, we help transform your people by making this hard to grasp subject matter easy to understand (and FUN).

"…it will allow me to have a meaningful conversation with our CFO about why we need a piece of equipment in the Operating Room, and in his language!”

 

Chief Anesthesiologist,

Providence Health & Services

ZODIAK® - THE BUSINESS ACUMEN SIMULATION

What does it take to not only survive, but thrive in today’s business world? Regardless of your industry, it is the way leaders, managers, sales teams, and front line employees deal with processes, products, finances and customers. These are critical concepts that need to be understood. Zodiak is a powerful platform that incorporates a fast-paced classroom business simulation to address these areas. Enhanced with technology components and customized to meet your unique needs, our program guides learners to discover how business really works and how they best impact the bottom line.

 

But it’s not just a onetime solution. Our ZPLUS Online component allows you to take this learning, apply it, expand it, and sustain it with our three online components tailored specifically to you. If you want to see real, measurable results, this is the way to track them.

1. MY COMPANY

Customizable, reflective post-simulation activities available for any HTML 5 device. Easily revisit your organizations moving pieces, external factors and where your team members have the most impact. Integrate it with your LMS and track your team’s learning progress.

 

2. MY ZPLANS

Post-simulation action plans to measure organization specific actions, allowing you to set milestones, timeframes, and track and show results. Use your ZPlans to not only see results but to also gather information for employee recognition and knowledge transfer.

3. SOCIAL FORUM

The ZPlus forum allows you and your team to keep the conversation going, share best practices, create groups around specific interests and build a resource database accessible to everyone in your organization who completed the Zodiak simulation. ZPLUS Online also has an integrated glossary, containing measures, metrics and terms specific to your organization.

ZODIAK® - HEALTHCARE

Healthcare organizations must be strategic in their vision for the future and disciplined about quality and costs. Success requires a business-savvy workforce. Zodiak is a powerful classroom solution for healthcare providers and the companies that serve them. Customized to meet the needs of diverse audiences within the healthcare industry, Zodiak Healthcare incorporates a fast-paced simulation that guides learners to discover how healthcare organizations really work. Armed with increased knowledge and on-the-job tools, learners are ready to take action to impact results.

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