Shipshape is a free mobile application built for iOS phones, making it accessible to those in developing countries. It utilizes a gamified approach to educate on supply chain skills in an engaging manner. This is an alternative/supplement to more formal educational practices like classes, workshops, webinars, and training.
No prior supply chain education is needed! Just download and start playing. Once it is simply downloaded, it can be continually played without an internet connection. Start and stop at any time. Playing straight through should take roughly 2 hours.
Shipshape is a mobile application from USAID, prepared by Arizona State University, and was produced with support from the American people. Shipshape is aimed to empower healthcare workers in developing nations by teaching the foundational skills of the supply chain through an engaging and educational simulation. For those making health supply chain-related decisions but do not have formal training in the subject, Shipshape will provide skills such as forecasting, stocking, and ordering. Shipshape will equip players with the tools and knowledge for better decision making in their daily activities.
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