Educational Workshops at Museum of American Finance, New York

These exciting workshopscan be adpated for sixth form or University students and typically last 45 mins to 1 hr
Banking in America
This classroom lesson, based on the Museum's "Banking in America" Exhibit, will help students understand why banks today are safe places to deposit money, how banks earn profits, why banks are important to the overall US economy and what role the Federal Reserve plays in our banking system.
Financial Markets 1
This 45-minute introductory class covers the capital markets from ancient trade through the present, including stock, bond and commodity markets. In this class students will learn about trade and why countries participate in it, understand that both parties gain from trade, understand how trade has influenced development, and be able to identify different types of markets
How to Analyze a Stock
This classroom lesson will teach students who are new to investigating how to analyze a stock. Upon completion, students will have a basic understanding of stocks and the stock market, as well as the ability to go beyond beginner techniques used to pick stocks. By learning the P/E(Price/Earnings) and PEG (Price/Earning/Growth) ratios, students will learn the basics of how to apply research data in determining if a stock price is considered "fair".
Your Money and Your Success
 This course demonstrates for students why being financially savvy helps them gain a competitive advantage in the workplace and in life. Topics include practical information about banking, budgeting, credit and building financial disciplines that prepare young people for managing their money as they enter the working world.
Other popular options include;
Finance Changes China
History of Derivatives
Money: A History
Open Outcry: Trading Then and Now
Secret Life of Money

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Evening Meals in New York

Choose from a wide range of popular restaurants and meal packages for you and your students to dine at during your time in New York. With delicious food and drink available at popular chains including The Hard Rock Cafe, Bubba Gump Shrimp and Planet Hollywood or if you prefer a low key meal at a local restaurant you'll be sure to find something to suit everyone! Call the New York student trips team today to book your evening meals read more ...

Sightseeing Bus Tours

Let your students sit back and relax as they take in the sights on a New York bus tour. A fantastic tour to do if it's your first time to The Big Apple and a great way to travel. Many bus tours let you jump on and off so you can visit attractions, have lunch and go shopping. If you're interested in arranging a bus tour for your next trip contact the USA study trips team at FHT today for the best prices!

Sports Fixtures

Nothing beats the atmosphere of a top sports match in New York and it is the perfect evening entertainment for your student group. With preferential access to great tickets we can provide your group with a range of options, whether Basketball or Ice Hockey in the glamour of Madison Square Garden, Baseball at Yankee Stadium or a numbers of more competitive options in New Jersey, including up and coming College basketball teams which will still read more ...

New York walking tours

A great way to see New York and learn at the sameme ti! Our bespoke tours will allow students to experience the city as well as find all the interesting spots New York has to offer related to their studies. From Art & Design students looking at local graffiti for inspiration to Fashion students in the Garment District, to Business & Economic students taking a stroll down Wall Street, we have something to suit everyone. And as y read more ...

Freedom Tower

Standing as the tallest building in the Western Hempishere, and the sixth-tallest tower in the world, The One World Trade Centre (also known as The Freedom Tower) was rebuilt in Lower Manhattan after the orginal World Trade Centre was completely destroyed in the terror attacks of September 11, 2001. Students can ascend to the top of the building in less than sixty seconds and enjoy the spectaculr views the structure has to offer. For m read more ...

Broadway Show

A Broadway show is without doubt a highlight for all educational groups visiting the Big Apple on their study trip and we are able to arrange tickets for your students to all the major shows on and indeed off Broadway. Contact our student trips team at FHT Group Tours on 01279 658221 for schedules and prices and we will arrange this as an integral part of any School, College or University trip to New York for your students.

American Museum of Natural History

The American Museum of Natural History is located on the Upper West Side of Manhattan, in large grounds opposite Central Park, and is one of the largest and most  diverse museums in the world. The Museum comprises 25 interconnected buildings that house 46 permanent exhibition halls, research labs and its well renowned library.  The collections all told contain over 30 million specimens and have to display just read more ...

Central Park

Designed in 1858 by Landscape designer and writer Frederic Law Olmstead and English Architect Calvert Vaux, Central park was designated a National Historic landmark in 1962 and is the most visited Urban park in the United States. A place to come for relaxation amid the busy throng of daily life, with many walking tracks, a wildlife sanctuary, plus Ice skating rink in winter, Central Park Zoo and open air theatre performances in t read more ...

Circle Line Cruise

Taking a Liberty cruise or the longer semi-circle river cruise is probably the best way to enjoy the famous skyline on any educational group trips to New York. Cruise close to the Statue of Liberty, Brooklyn Bridge and see the city from a different angle. Enjoy the on-board commentary, detailing the history of New York and its waterways. A great value and memorable way to catch New York, by day or by night&nbs read more ...

Empire State Building

The Iconic Empire State Building, along with the Rockefeller Center, is one of the key attractions any Sixth Form school or student group should visit during your study trip and stay in the city and offers breathtaking views at any time of day. The Art Deco icon is located at the intersection of Fifth Avenue and West 34th Street and stands a total of 1454 feet. It was the world's tallest building for 40 years, from its completion in 19 read more ...

Macy's Department Store

We are pleased to be able to arrange a number of subject-related lectures and tours of Macy's for schools and student groups. The largest department store in the world has just celebrated it's centenary and so a study visit here for your Business or fashion students whilst in New York is a great option. Relevant to students of Business, Marketing, Hair and Beauty and Fashion, the study tours can be tailored to your needs read more ...

Staten Island Ferry

The Staten Island Ferry provides 20 million people a year (60,000 passengers a day not including weekend days) with a free ferry service between St. George on Staten Island and Whitehall Street in lower Manhattan. The ferry is the only non-vehicular mode of transportation between Staten Island and Manhattan and can be used as an alternative to the Liberty ferry or Circle Line cruise if you want a taste of the Skyline from the water.

Statue of Liberty

The Statue of Liberty is probably the most iconic image of New York there is. Groups will in due course be able to combine the free Liberty Ferry from Battery Park with a visit onwards to the Ellis Island Immigration Museum, both of which are symbolic of the American Dream. Contact our New York student group trip experts at FHT' Group Tours student travel team on 01279 658221 and once open we will be delighted to arrange this education read more ...

Top of the Rock

Stunning panoramic views await your group as you reach the observation deck of the Rockerfeller Center ! We heartily recommend a visit here rather than just to the Empire State, and with the larger observation deck giving fantastic views over Central park and the interactive displays it offers groups a more comfortable overall experience at the same price. Contact FHT Student Group Tours today on 01279 658221 and we will arrange t read more ...

Yankee Stadium Tour

The group tour of the famous Yankee Stadium includes visits to the New York Yankees Museum, Monument Park, MasterCard Batters Eye Cafe and Press Box.   Tours are available morning and afternoon (just morning on game day).  There are places to eat lunch or tea around the stadium including Hard Rock Café  

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