Welcome to the Investment Challenge!

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

Free to enter

Participation includes a free site licence of the Global Investor Simulations, Finance Lab and Dealing Room.

Who can take part?

Year 12 students from Sixth Form and FE colleges across the North West.  Students work in teams of two and there are up to 10 places available for each college.

First prize

There are prizes for the winning teams at both events.

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Hurry! Only 5 days left until registration closes...

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.

“Thank you for allowing Walton High's Year 12 students to participate in this year's fantastic Enterprise Network challenge.”

Hannah Mathias, IAG, WRL and Business Links Coordinator, Walton High School

“The hall was a hive of activity as students watched the screens with nervous anticipation. Cries of joy and pain could be heard throughout the college as share prices rose and fell. This was a fantastic challenge.”

Ralph Plummer, Assistant Head, Business & Enterprise, St. Joseph's Catholic College, Swindon

“I am very thankful for the opportunity to participate in Stock Market Challenge. I feel I have had a very important experience and the skills that I gained taking part in the challenge will stick with me and help me in the future when I enter the world of work.” 

Kevin Campbell, Pupil, St. Joseph’s Boys’ School

 “A motivational and learning tool for the business and enterprise teacher that will knock the students' socks off! There is simply nothing better on the market."

Colin Kilpatrick, Head of Business Studies, St. Edward's Secondary School, Poole