The Investment Challenges are run as online or university-hosted competitions using the Finance Lab simulation.
Each participating school and college is provided with a free site licence of the Global Investor simulation games, Finance Lab, and Dealing Room.
The competitions' key objectives are to enable students to apply their learning in Applied Maths and Business, and to develop business awareness, transferable and employability skills and enterprise and entrepreneurship.
The inter-school competitions use the Trading Floor simulation and involve 20 to 30 schools in each UK region.
The day events are sponsored and supported by a number of universities, EBPs and businesses.
Thousands of Year 9 to Year 12 students from hundreds of UK schools and colleges have taken part since the competition began in 2003.
... and get free use of the simulations for all your students.
"The Investment Challenge competition final at the Cardiff School of Managament gave my students an invaluable insight into a university environment and it showed them how a university differs from a school."
Sarah Rea, Business Studies Teacher, Brynmawr Foundation School
"Trading Floor helped my pupils develop their core kills of comunication, team-working, analysing information and decision making."
Julie-Anne Hamilton, Business Education Teacher, Inveralmond High School
“Dealing Room gave me a great insight into how markets operate and allowed me to put some of the theory from my coursework into practice.”
Dean Varley, Economics & Finance BSc, Northern Ireland
“Our Year 12 students loved the Enterprise Network competition. It created a real buzz amongst the competitive ones.”
Gareth Williams, Head of Economics & Business Studies, The Leventhorpe School
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