Paradigm Learning Introduces French Canadian Version of Zodiak® and Countdown® Business Simulations

St.Petersburg, Fla. — Feb. 15, 2011 — Paradigm Learning, a leader in business games simulations and Discovery Maps®, introduced last week French Canadian versions of the popular business simulations, Zodiak®: The Game of Business Finance and Strategy and Countdown®: A Strategy Game for Project Teams.

“Many of Paradigm Learning’s business games and simulations have been translated for use by our clients around the world. As we continue to grow our global footprint, it will be important to add translations across our products and consulting services,” comments Robb J. Gomez, president of Paradigm Learning.

Zodiak and many other Paradigm programs have been translated into languages, such as Spanish, Portuguese (Brazilian), German, Italian, Czech, and Chinese.

Zodiak is a high-energy classroom learning experience that is fun, fast, and effective. The use of unique discovery learning techniques, including game boards, simulations, stories, audio clips and small-team exercises, keeps interest high and learners engaged. This customizable program can be used to build the financial literacy and business acumen of executives, managers, team leaders, employees, sales professionals, human resource professionals, and many others.

Countdown is a project management game that enhances the knowledge and skills of project teams. Developed in collaboration with project management experts, Countdown uses a variety of discovery learning techniques. This project management game engages and energizes learners as they explore the concepts, tools, and behaviors of effective project management. The program targets project managers as well as project team members and can be customized to your needs.

About Paradigm Learning

Paradigm Learning ( is a privately held company based in St. Petersburg, Fla. Since 1994, it has worked with more than half the companies on the Fortune 500 list, creating award-winning business games, business simulations, and Discovery Maps® to address a company’s organizational needs. Its flagship business acumen training program, Zodiak®: The Game of Business Finance and Strategy, has been played by more than a million people worldwide. Other products address such issues as talent leadership, employee alignment, leadership accountability, team building project management, and organizational change.

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