Welcome to the Investment Challenge!

Year 12 students from across the region tested their key skills and applied their maths and business know-how in a unique competitive challenge.  Colleges competed using the Finance Lab simulation at Alliance Manchester Business School on 26th and 27th June. Find out more

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Leaderboard:

  1. Return On
    Investment
    Fund
    Total
  2. 0.084% 559,319 Stoke-on-Trent Sixth Form
  3. 0.126% 555,099 Sale Grammar

Congratulations to the winners! Sale Grammar on 26th June and Stoke-on-Trent Sixth Form on 27th June.

Dates for your diary:

  • 24 MayRegistration closes
  • 3 JunAccess to resource
  • 26-27 JunFinal
  • 28 JunWinner announced

Subject areas covered:

  • Maths
  • Business Studies
  • Economics
  • Key Skills
  • Work-related Learning
  • Team Building
  • Enterprise
  • Financial Capability

Competition supporters

Meet Alliance Manchester Business School staff and students at the final events on 26th and 27th June.

"A fantastic resource developing skills such as decision making, teamwork and problem solving. The pupils love it."

Paul Bulik, Business Studies, Firrhill High School, Edinburgh

“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

"The interactivity and excitement of Trading Floor enabled us to engage with Year 6 pupils from our feeder schools and give them an experience that would help introduce subjects and themes they will explore in Year 7.  The event was a great success."

Rob Wood, Director of Business and Enterprise, The Wellington Academy, Wiltshire

"Trading Floor allowed my pupils to experience proper team working, they learned how to focus for a sustained period, and they saw how Maths can be relevant and real."

Catherine Irvine, Maths Teacher, Edinburgh Steiner School