Competitions

Investment Challenges

The Investment Challenges are run as online or university-hosted competitions using the Finance Lab simulation.

Investment Challenges

Each participating school and college is provided with a free site licence of the three 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.

Stock Market Challenges

The inter-school competitions use the Trading Floor simulation and involve 20 to 30 schools in each UK region.

Stock Market Challenges

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.

Compete against other schools and colleges...

... and get free use of the simulations for all your students.

"Global Investor is a great resource.  It is suitable for different year groups and different stages."

Shanead Friel, Head of Business Education, St. Columba's High School, Clydebank

"We have just used the Trading Floor simulation for our Enterprise Day. It was amazing. The pupils loved it."

Steve Little, Head of Business Studies, Cockburn College of Arts, Leeds

“Trading Floor and Dealing Room show our students how their maths skills are needed and can be applied in the real world.”

Dermot Gallagher, Head of Business Studies, St. Brigidís College

"The Investment Challenge project brings 'real life' experiences to our pupils which are very valuable to this age group.  It is a positive influence."

Laura Atwell, Business Studies Teacher, Brynmawr Foundation School