Business Simulation through Activities of a Manufacturing Company


  • Lewis R. Selvidge,


" “Man, Technology and Manufacturing is a course offered at Georgia Southern College that introduces students in all academic fields to how a manufacturing enterprise functions within the private enterprise system. The course consists of a “simulated” company in which students are engaged in the operations of carrying out the activity areas and functions of a “real” manufacturing company. The course has undergone over sixteen years of development, and is offered in up to three sections of competitive companies each academic quarter. All members of the class serve in ownership, management, and manufacturing and sales roles in the company Competitive companies literally develop, mass produce and mass market a product at a profit. Students earn wages, salaries, commissions and cash dividends on their investments. "