the trader experience

Create your own trading floor, take risk, manage exposure, learn by practice.

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What is the trader experience?

The Trader Experience is a fun, competitive, and interactive way to feel what it would be like to work on a trading floor, while at the same time learning about what moves global markets. Using the same state-of-the-art simulation software that has trained hundreds of professional traders for the worlds' largest companies you can gain insight into what it's like to...

...be a trader for a day

For Universities

  • Great addition to any business or energy related course bridging the gap between theory and practice
  • Engaging presentations that impart crucial knowledge focussed on the principles neccessary to be a trader
  • Real experienced traders on-hand throughout the day to give advice and educate
  • Can run at your location on your computers or student's laptops

For Companies

  • Great team building event - all simulations can be played in teams - and it can be run as a competitive event.
  • Gives an insight into the trader's perspective which helps improve quality of understanding for those that work with or have traders as clients
  • Beneficial for trading-related roles such as IT and HR to understand what the process of trading entails

The Trading Simulations

We have an extensive library of professionally-crafted simulations covering a range of scenarios in the markets. These simulations can be played as teams or individuals, and the day may be run as a competitive event.

Web-based simulator

Our advanced web-based simulator requires no installation or plugins and can be used on any internet connected device without any setup. It's as easy as clicking on a link.

Need equipment or venue?

If you don't want to use your own computers or you do not have a stable internet connection - no problem - we can provide you with everything you need to run the trader experience either at your location or at one of our training venues

The Market Experts

Former senior market traders and industry professionals will be on hand to ensure you get the most out of the day. They will also give a revealing insight into how a professional trader looks at the markets.

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See what our participants think

Great exposure to real-life trading for novices. Thanks for your time and insight! Feedback and advice during the game was very useful.

MSc Student

I learned more in a simulation day than in a month of studying! Now I know how it feels to lose a lot of money. Amazing experience. Thank you!

MSc Student

Thoroughly enjoyed it! Valuable experience.

Risk Analyst

Excellent lectures, very knowledgeable lecturers. Friendly and very helpful team.

Global Financial News and Information Company

Great Experience. Very informative.

MBA Student

Fantastic! Great experience.

Not a university or a company?

If you are an individual and you would like to attend a Trader Experience day then we are happy to say our sister company PVM Smart Learning provides scheduled Trader Experience days throughout the year. These take place on real-world trading floors and offer an individual the great opportunity to gain insight into what it would be like to be a trader for a day

Have you got what it takes?