Digital Tools for Online Seminars

The recent development around the COVID-19 pandemic and all related effects are testing our resilience on the personal as well as on an organizational level. Online learning was gaining traction even before the Covid-19 turned our lives upside down. In this article we would like to introduce you to a few tools for digital teaching that can support you in the design of your lectures, seminars and exercises!

Technology behind our Online Business Simulations

Whether seminars with 500 students or a training program for 10 employees, our TOPSIM – Cloud can be used individually for all audiences and across learning objectives. Of course, the performance of our cloud is crucial to the success of any simulation-based seminar and we continue to improve and develop the existing solutions. With our technical partner nodapo Software GmbH from Hamburg, we are able to provide users with a valid system at any time.

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!