TCS Transition Year Students attended the regional finals of the AIB Build a Bank Challenge with their American Horror Story Bank on Friday 9th of February.
The AIB Build a Bank programme links directly to the Business Curriculum and is an excellent, practical preparation for learning about running a business.
Participating students are involved in all aspects of banking such as sourcing new customers for their bank, encouraging regular savings, providing ongoing customer service and keeping accurate financial records – in fact everything it takes to run a bank!
Students interested in being part of the School Bank Team are interviewed for one of six positions and receive feedback on their performances. The experience and improves students’ CV writing skills and interview techniques.
From these activities, students learn; Financial Education; Presentation Skills; Business Plan Development; Marketing Techniques; Leadership and Teamwork; Digital Innovation; Customer Relationship Management; Interview Experience.