Higher

Our simulations meet the subject area demands of Business and Finance courses. They also provide a valuable support tool for outreach and recruitment programmes.

Special Offer

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Key Benefits:

Overview

Finance Lab and Dealing Room are online, multi-player simulations that transform trading on the financial markets into accessible and enjoyable collaborative learning experiences.

They enable tutors to simulate the unique intensity and excitement of 'live' office-based trading in a learning suite.

They allow the illustration and application of concepts in economics and finance in a way that closely reflects real-world financial decision-making.

Applied Learning

The simulations enable students to develop essential mathematical techniques and applications, apply their business and economic understanding, and develop their key skills in a collaborative and time-pressured team game.

Skills & knowledge

The simulations have been specifically designed to help students to develop the skills and knowledge associated with the world of business and finance.

Outreach & enrichment

Institutions will find the simulations useful for outreach and enrichment activities, or for induction and enterprise days.

It will assist outreach departments wishing to work with young people who are about to make their first independent higher education and career decisions.

Subject areas & academic levels

Suitable for Social Science and Management Faculties, and Business Schools offering courses in Accounting, Business, Economics & Finance and Management.

  • Undergraduate
  • AS/A Level / Scottish Higher National
  • Diploma
  • Professional / CPD courses
  • Vocational

Testimonial videos:

Lesley Hyder, Business School Academic Leader
Southampton Solent University

Simon Brown, Business School Director
Southampton Solent University

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"From entry level through to Masters programmes, Finance Lab gives students an understanding of the financial markets and creates an opportunity for them to test their skills and see how they work under pressure. It gives a reality which develops all sorts of entrepreneurial skills."

Lesley Hyder, Principal Lecturer, Southampton Business School

"I used Trading Floor for a mixed ability Year 9 enterprise day and the kids loved it. It kept them entertained for five hours of a school day, which is very rare!"

Simon Davies, Maths Teacher, Downlands School, Hampshire

“It highlights the use of information to make decisions, how information is based on raw numbers, and the ability to use this in making decisions which have a consequence (i.e. losing/making money).”

Ursula O’Hagan, Business Studies Teacher, St. Rose’s Dominican College

“Trading Floor taught us that you have to work well in a team and commit to your particular job in order for the whole team to benefit.  It also helped me to develop skills which would be essential for a job in this area, such as quick thinking and decision making.”

Caoimhe Flanagan, Pupil, Thornhill College

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