How to win at Monopoly and use the game to teach children

Strategies you can implement immediately to improve your chance of winning
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  • Lectures 6
  • Length 35 mins
  • Skill Level All Levels
  • Languages English
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About This Course

Published 12/2015 English

Course Description

This course covers the history of Monopoly, strategies to employ to win the game, and how to use Monopoly to teach children important life lessons. You will learn that the game has 2 distinct phases each with a different strategy, and that jail is not always a bad thing. You will also learn how to trade effectively during each phase of the game.

Examples of property names are based on the US game.  A link is provided within the course to convert US properties to other versions.

What are the requirements?

  • Knowledge of the general layout of the Monopoly gameboard
  • Familiarity with the concept of "color groups"
  • An understanding of the rules of Monopoly
  • The game Monopoly
  • An add-on to the game Monopoly such as the Mega Edition (optional)

What am I going to get from this course?

  • Detailed winning strategies for the game of Monopoly
  • Ideas for using Monopoly to teach children important life skills

Who is the target audience?

  • You should take this course if you want to improve your ability to win at Monopoly
  • You should take this course if you want to teach children important life lessons using the game of Monopoly
  • Don't take this course if you are undefeated at Monopoly :)

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30 day money back guarantee.

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Lifetime access.

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Section 1: Introduction

Welcome to the course! In this lecture I introduce myself, and why I decided to create this course. I will:

  • Cover a brief history of the game of monopoly
  • Review the gameboard
  • Discuss luck vs strategy
  • Explain the most frequently landed on properties
Section 2: Phases of the game
Game phase explanation
Section 3: Additional strategies

This lecture explains strategies that you can use during any phase of the game. I'll cover:

  • When it is too dangerous to trade
  • Predicting where your opponent will land
  • How much cash to keep on hand
  • What is special about having 3 houses
  • What to do with the utilities
  • How to use a housing shortage to your advantage
Section 4: What the game can teach children
Using Monopoly to teach children
Section 5: Add-ons to the original game

Learn about interesting add-ons to the game of Monopoly

Section 6: BONUS Material

4 house rules that are probably making your game go too long.

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Instructor Biography

Pharmacy Joe Muench, Podcaster, Author, and Critical Care Pharmacist

Joseph Muench, better known as “Pharmacy Joe” is a doctor of pharmacy and Board Certified Pharmacotherapy Specialist.  He is the author of “A Pharmacist’s Guide to Inpatient Medical Emergencies” on Amazon, host of the # 1 Hospital Pharmacy podcast in iTunes: The Elective Rotation, and creator of an online Critical Care Pharmacy Academy.

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