Precha Thavikulwat (Ph.D., University of Minnesota) is professor emeritus of management at Towson University; an associate editor of Simulation & Gaming: An Interdisciplinary Journal of Theory, Practice, and Research; a past president and fellow of the Association for Business Simulation and Experiential Learning, and author of Principles of Strategic Management, an online  open-education-resource textbook.

His research interest is in the design of computerized business gaming simulations, especially for the purpose of enabling practice in business-management skills and assessing business education. He is the author of four computerized business gaming simulations (MANAGEMENT 500, CEO, DEAL, and GEO) and GroupMaker, a program that manages individual, group, and class assignments of papers and presentations. Select Download from the menu to download and install demo versions of GEO and GroupMaker.