Distance Learning with TOPSIM: from the First Semester to the Master at the University of Applied Sciences Bielefeld

At the Bielefeld University of Applied Sciences, three TOPSIM – Business Simulations are played in different semesters and study programs. Until last summer, all seminars took place in classroom format, and the shift to distance learning due to COVID-19 pandemic opened up entirely new possibilities. In this article, Prof. Dr. Jürgen Schneider explains how the online simulation-based seminars are conducted and what advantages they offer.

TOPSIM on Demand – Business Challenge: International Course at the University of Applied Sciences Offenburg

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, courses in this year’s International Business Consulting Program at the University of Applied Sciences Offenburg had to take place entirely online. Prof. Dr. Fischer was looking for a suitable opportunity to make an introduction into business studies and found it in TOPSIM on Demand – Business Challenge!

Developing management skills with TOPSIM – Production & Services at trainM

trainM specializes in supporting employee development in organizations as well as designing and conducting leadership trainings. For various companies trainM regularly offer in-house-seminars, in which they use, among other things, business simulations powered by TOPSIM. In this article, Stefan Licht (responsible for training and business development at trainM) shares his experience with TOPSIM – Production & Services in his latest seminar.

From Osnabrück over South Afrika to Shanghai: Seminar with TOPSIM – easyManagement

This summer distance learning was particularly important due to the COVID-19 pandemic, and thanks to globalization and digitization it also became possible! Osnabrück University of Applied Sciences played TOPSIM – easyManagement online for two weeks as a part of the International Event Management Shanghai (IEMS) study program. Thomas Temme explains how it all worked despite the time differences.