Create your own Serious Business Game

In 2030, the first settlers arrive on Mars. In this Serious Business Game, the participants create a new civilization in which information and industry-specific knowledge are fundamental to survival.

Make sure that your employees – individually or in teams – compete with each other to demonstrate their knowledge of different auditing topics. We can configure this Serious Business Game for you individually and adapt it to your needs. MARS as a perpetual game can be trained for one hour or several weeks.

The training Mars is currently available in the following languages: English, German, French, Spanish.

Approximate training duration: 1 level gamified training about 30 min.

This serious business game shoots us to Mars in 2030, when the first humans reach the red planet. Participants thus become colonists who are to build a new civilization in which information and knowledge are the keys to their survival.

Mars combines a strategy game with a system of questions and answers created by the players themselves. Participants can answer or reject questions and ask new ones as they try to earn points and build their Mars colony. Thanks to its flexibility and adaptability, this game can be used by any corporate department as a training, communication or awareness tool.

Characteristics of the Serious Business Game:

  • Fully customizable
  • User-friendly and clearly arranged
  • Encourage interaction with other players
  • Flexible scheduling
  • Based on the concept of crowd intelligence
  • Learn with game based didactic methods.
  • Applicable and practical contents.
  • Results-oriented learning with revolutionary gamification technologies.
  • Use the simulations for experience-based learning.
  • Flexible, intuitive to use, fast and easy to train.
  • An exciting gamification storyline facilitates targeted learning.
  • A unique learning experience!


  • The developed game-based learning method is a
    combination of  3 elements:

    • High quality content equivalent to a two-day
      on-site course, with a strong practical focus
      that is useful and directly applicable to the
    • The use of gamification techniques in terms
      of story telling, ranking motivation, scoring,
      different learning and game levels, and
      incentives through recognition and awards.
      This makes the training a motivating and
      exciting learning experience. This directly
      promotes the intrinsic motivation to learn on
      your and your employees’ side.
    • Practical exercises that allow you as a
      participant to practice directly in a safe and
      motivating environment and to implement
      the practical knowledge. You will receive
      detailed feedback in the form of individual
      learning loops.


  • Fully customizable content to achieve any business goal with a constructive and social learning focus based on participant interaction.
  • Gamification techniques such as storytelling, rankings, levels or badges that make the learning process a novel and entertaining experience for the participant, increasing their engagement.
  • The new social community feature enables debates and direct voting on training content or its further development. This is an interactive learning process with extended didactics and a sustainable learning curve.

Mars lets you choose the contents to customize your own Serious Business Game.

It can be tailored to the training and communication needs of any department within the company, whether you want to increase or broaden your knowledge of a topic. Through debate and competition, participants are challenged and enjoy seeing that everyone has a stake in success.

The game mechanics can be dynamically adapted to the target group and the knowledge level of different teams. The ARC Team programs and configures the optimal training solution for you and your team.

  • Successful personnel development & onboarding:
    It promotes interaction and collaboration during each audit training as well as employee onboarding.
  • Create a fascinating employee event at a live game convention.
  • Improve communication within the team:
    Communication concepts in projects as well as goal- and result-oriented leadership and coordination of the team.
  • Dry content was yesterday! Governance, risk, compliance, new laws and more:
    MARS makes every mandatory and obligatory training more attractive.
  • Output Increase:
    Participants have a common communication basis and can understand each other’s basic audit procedures and documentation.
  • How do you successfully transform a department?
    It offers innovative concepts for trainings in connection with new processes or the introduction of new technological tools.

How do you make it work? What are the IT requirements?

  1. The only thing you need to use this business game training is an end device with internet access.
  2. You can access our performance-optimised business game platform at any time, from anywhere in the world via your individual user profile or integrate the business game training into your LMS (Cornerstone, Moodle, SAP Success Factors, etc.).
  3. You will receive regular reports on the progress of your participants and training groups. This allows you to keep an overview at all times and motivate your teams in a goal-oriented manner.

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