Play it Forward! The Design And Development of a Forward Contract Simulation,


  • Craig Miller


A game simulating commodity market prices from the per-spective of an energy firm selling propane to end users. This paper describes the expectation of the sponsoring firm, includes a brief literature review and identifies 2 pop-ular commodity futures models. A methodolgy is selected and the model is verified and tested. Screen shots of the finished simulation are displayed. The paper concludes with expected results, initial reactions of the players, facili-tator, and the sponser. Lastly, the author suggests possible research extensions for this