Stock Market Challenge

Stock Market Challenge

There are two parts -1 & 2 (2A or 2B) - to complete for the award of DegreePlus Route B accreditation for the Stock Market Challenge:

Part 1:  Apply to and complete the Stock Market Challenge:  This event consists of a workshop and skills development session in which both Queen’s and Ulster (Jordanstown) students meet and compete in an online financial markets simulation game.  Students will be joined by representatives of local finance sector employers and the event includes a Q & A session with a panel of company representatives.  For full details visit www.stockmarketchallenge.co.uk/for-education/higher/events and www.globalinvestorsims.com.

Part 2A: As part of the Stock Market Challenge, participating employers may offer 1 day of work shadowing to one or more students. Those students who gain and complete the work-shadowing experience, will not be required to complete a mock/video interview.  

Part 2B: For those who complete the Stock Market Challenge event but do not gain/complete the work-shadowing elementwill need also to undertake a mock video interview for a Stock Market related job role. The interview can be before or after you complete Stock Market Challenge. It is accessed at Myfuture>Information Resources>Mock Interviews and search for 001 Practice Video Interview (General Questions). You should Play back and review the interview using the advice and associated feedback found on the Careers websile ‘Interviews’ support 5ection. Note for those using Apple products such as lpads, you may need to use an alternate browser such as Puffin in order to use the Myfuture Mock interview tool.

Careers, Employability & Skills will check the Stock Market attendance records and your recorded mock interview before awarding the Route B accreditation.

For further information contact DegreePlus.

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