Strategic Company Management with TOPSIM – General Management

Companies are systems with complex structures and a wide range of roles. To be successful, decision-makers must understand the context and situation within the company and how various internal and external factors interact. Our most popular business simulation TOPSIM – General Management illustrates these challenges and improves participants‘ ability to evaluate business data as well as select and implement strategies to achieve targets.

What is TOPSIM – General Management?

The competitive business simulation TOPSIM – General Management is an advanced management simulation which demonstrates the complex structures of a manufacturing company in the printer and copier industry. In the management role of the COPYFIX AG, participants learn how to make strategic and operational decisions and gain an understanding of the connections between the various internal and external factors. One of the most important success factors is the analysis and control of the cost structure for various markets and products. As the new development and introduction of a further product is part of the business simulation, topics in the area of investment and financing are addressed.

How can TOPSIM – General Management be used?

In the two scenarios Standard & Pro, the teams compete against each other right from the start. They can be used in classroom, blended or distance learning seminars with supervision by the instructor and are best suited for advanced bachelor or master courses. The standard scenario should be used as an 8-period multiplayer version due to its complexity structure, while the pro scenario can be played in both 6 and 8 periods.

What is the learning content of TOPSIM – General Management?

TOPSIM – General Management trains the basics of value-based management:

TOPSIM – General Management Topics Covered

Would you like to learn more about TOPSIM – General Management? You can download the short description of the business simulation as PDF here. If you have further questions, we look forward to your e-mail or call!

Learning with TOPSIM instead of an internship

Learning with TOPSIM instead of an internship

The Department of Economics at Kiel University of Applied Sciences, represented by Ann-Christin Schweers, found an alternative for the internship together with the teachers of the Max Planck School: TOPSIM – easyManagement. With this business game, the eleventh grade students were able to get a realistic insight into business and its operations despite homeschooling.

Strategic Management with TOPSIM – Going Global in the Bavarian Alps

Strategic Management with TOPSIM – Going Global in the Bavarian Alps

Corporate management and decision making – as part of various seminars for students at Munich University of Applied Sciences (HM), professors Prof. Dr. Christian Greiner, Prof. Dr. Dominik Hammer and Prof. Dr. Thomas Peisl use TOPSIM – Going Global. In this article we explain why this seminar is conducted high up in the mountains.