Learning Exercise

Call option game

Short game to demonstrate how call options can be used to leverage an investment. The game can be demonstrated to a class or students can play it individually or in groups.
Course: finance

Short game to demonstrate how call options work. Need Shockwave 8 Player. see more


1. After arriving at the site read the discussion about call options and then click on and read the discussion about a successful call option.

2. Click on "invest with call options"

3. Read the company profiles and invest in the firms with options.

4. Advance two weeks. Read the news flash and reallocate your investments. Continue advancing until the game ends and yor performance is evaluated.

5.Discuss your investment strategy and return with the experiences of your classmates.



Learning Objectives

Demonstration of how a small investment can result in very high returns using call options