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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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Gareth Williams, Head of Economics & Business Studies, The Leventhorpe 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

“I went to the Investment Challenge hoping to learn about investments and the pressurized atmosphere of the stock exchange. I ended up having one of the best evenings since I've been at university. It was a frantic and testing event, but it was absolutely thrilling!”

Munro Stewart, Student, University of Dundee

Finance Lab is an excellent exposition of the practical realities of equity market trading.  Specifically it is useful in explaning the information asymmetries around how prices are formed in the equity markets as well as showing how important news items can 'move the market’.

Dr Barry Quinn, Lecturer in Finance & Programme Director MSc Computational Finance and Trading, Queen's University Belfast

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