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Dealing Room

Dealing Room is simpler in design and functionality than Global Investor and has been created as an entry point to developing the skills and knowledge associated with the world of business and finance. 

The game delivers the two elements of financial markets trading - researching and investing - in one simulated game environment. 

Students, working in pairs, invest in 9 companies and the US dollar based on information they get from TV and radio news and from a news website integrated into the simulation. 

Prices are affected not only by the information in the news but also by what players do, making for a genuinely interactive experience. The game is available in English, French and Spanish.

Testimonial videos:

Lesley Hyder, Business School Academic Leader
Southampton Solent University

Simon Brown, Business School Director
Southampton Solent University

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"Dealing Room gave my students an opportunity to apply their Maths skills in a practical situation and to see the importance of team work."

Kate Pettifer, Economics Teacher, Merchiston Castle School

“Very stimulating.  Today I have seen students who find it very difficult to concentrate on maths being very stimulated and focussed. I am hoping this will be an impetus which will encourage them more in this field.”

Catherina Gilmurray, Maths Teacher, St. Aidanís High School

“Dealing Room is beneficial as an enrichment activity as pupils would have no access to something like this otherwise.  We will integrate this in to classroom use, mainly in the data-handling component of the GCSE course (graphs, averages, etc.).”

Dominic McNabb, Maths Teacher, Glengormley High School

“Trading Floor doesn't just teach young people about the world of finance – it’s much, much wider than that.  It encourages teamwork, communication and decision-making ability – skills which will be vitally important to them when they enter the world of work."

James Fox, Deputy Head, Writhlington School

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