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.

“An excellent resource that has been transferred to different departments within the school.  An opportunity to apply knowledge and skills in a practical environment."

Anne Marie McElhinney, Business Studies, St. Patrick’s College

"The Finance Lab event has been a brilliant success for all our students. One of our main objectives is to foster links with professional bodies and industry and this is a great way of bringing these elements together."  

Dr. Lisa Bradley, Head of Department of International Business, University of Ulster

"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

"I just wanted to say a massive thank you! The Stock Market Challenge was an absolutely huge success. It has been the talk of the school. All the staff involved were incredibly impressed with the session. More importantly, the kids were totally engaged, even those who may not be when in lessons! The day was a great success." 

Simon Shaw, Teacher, Malmesbury School