European Commission - Growth
Small Business Act - Database of good practices
Enterprise Village - how does it work?
Year of submission
01. Title of the measure
04. Contact details
Name and Surname of contact person
Street and number
E-mail of contact person
Website of organisation
05. SBA policy area
EEPA - European Enterprise Promotion Award
07. Description of the measure
Enterprise Village is a roleplay game to teach entrepreneurship. Players simulate entrepreneurial situations using real life interaction and IT simultaneously. Roleplay is held in specially equipped and designed room that imitates a business street of a town, where players divided into smaller groups run different companies. Game tasks require creativity, cooperation and entrepreneurial, financial and economical knowledge and skills. Trained facilitators help and encourage players to experiment and analyse their fails and successes.
To promote knowledge of economics, entrepreneurship and financial wisdom
09. Duration (dd/mm/yyyy)
10. Target group
Our main target group is students aged between 5-18 as learners/players of the roleplay games. And their teachers.
11. Have you consulted business organisations before submitting this measure?
11.1 Comments/testimonial by business organisation/entrepreneur
The winner of the Estonian preliminary round for the 2017 European Enterprise Promotion Awards
12. Why is this measure a success? Please give information on results and achievements.
We have created a sustainable and innovative educational social enterprise without any remarkable public sector financial support.
13. Problems that had to be overcome and lessons learned
Gained knowledge and skills on how to create and develop roleplay games for teaching. Keeping the organization lean, we can be sustainable and more effective than public educational institutions.
14. Information on the measure can be provided in the following languages
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