Higher

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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"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 project brings 'real life' experiences to our pupils which are very valuable to this age group.  It is a positive influence."

Laura Atwell, Business Studies Teacher, Brynmawr Foundation School

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

“We use Dealing Room and Finance Lab in our first year BA Accounting & Finance course to help develop students' academic and employability skills, in particular communication, teamwork and numeracy. Student feedback has demonstrated that the simulations make an invaluable contribution to their self-development.”

Helen Hall, Programme Tutor, Accounting & Finance, University of Hertfordshire

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