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Business Awareness by distance learning

A total of 20 students from countries around the world, including Pakistan, China and India, took part in the Profession’s first business awareness distance learning module. Developed for students who are unable to attend a face-to-face course it includes online learning, a business game, submission of exercises and an online examination.

The business game proved popular with students logging onto bulletin boards to discuss strategies and submitting several business decisions. The winning team was Furnitures Future — Rebecca Cichon (France), Adrian Gurney (Switzerland), Samuel Jackman (Israel) and Adhiraj Maitra (India). For more information about the distance learning module, please visit www.actuaries.org.uk/students/qualifications/bam/distance_learning