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.
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!
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.
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.
In a blended learning concept, the Executive School at the EBS University in Wiesbaden uses TOPSIM – General Management for its in-house General Management Program. The General Management Program provides an all-round training in management and leadership skills. In this blog article we show you how the program is structured and how our simulations support the learning goals.