Virtual Enterpriseis a class that gives students the opportunity for practical and task-oriented instruction in simulated business environments. More than 1500 practice firms in 20 countries are part of the International Practice Enterprise market. The participating enterprises, by way of the Internet, engage in commerce with each other.
.....Each graduating class hands its business over to the next crop of students, who inherit whatever assets, liabilities, opportunities or problems exist at the company. Students do everything from creating sales and marketing campaigns to setting up employee policies and building company web sites.
.....Virtual Enterprise provides students with interdisciplinary instruction in an in-school work environment which fosters the growth of the business, technology and interpersonal skills necessary to transition from school to work.