A Level Business Students at Nelson and Colne College Sixth Form have been getting creative, designing interesting games in the “Be Inspirational Business Competition”.

Business Studies at Nelson and Colne College Sixth Form is a highly successful course which has seen countless students progress to top university places and into challenging business related careers. Each year, as part of their course, the A Level Business Studies students are challenged to a competition which will test all of their skills. This year’s competition was “Be Inspirational”; a challenge to design a business related game to inspire prospective Business students at Open Events.

As always, the level of skills and creativity in the competition was outstanding, with students demonstrating exceptional business skills, proving their financial and market knowledge.  Students spent the week before coming up with a concept, researching the viability of their project and creating a sales pitch to present to a panel in class.

Some interesting and fun games were put forward, and the panel spent some time deliberating the teams’ work before announcing the winning team as ‘Revive’; a team made up of A Level students Sabba Ajaml, Anbreen Ali, Tom Holliday and Ali Arshad. Their creation was Business Twister – a remake of the popular classic!

Business Studies tutor Keren Morley said, “In the Business Studies department, we really try to instil an ethos of enterprise and entrepreneurial spirit amongst our students. This year, we set our AS Business Students with the challenge of creating an inspirational and fun business game to tie in with College’s theme of Be Inspirational.  As always, we were astounded by the creativity of our students and the level of business acumen they displayed. The winning team ‘Revive’ created a new slant to the traditional Children’s game of Twister, incorporating business themed questions which were pitched at different age groups to make the game more inclusive – it was an idea which showed a real consideration of the brief given and they were worthy winners.”