Finance and Investment Management Olympiad (FIMO)

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After a conquering 2020, 2021, 2022 and 2023 we are excited to announce Finance and Investment Management Olympiad (FIMO) is back again for another round! Join over 8000 students from across the country to showcase your financial prowess and compete for the top spot. Exciting prizes await the winners!

What is it?

The Finance and Investment Management Olympiad (FIMO), an initiative of the Department of Finance and Investment Management at the University of Johannesburg (UJ), aims to inspire Grade 10, 11, and 12 learners to explore their potential in the dynamic field of finance.

Now in its 7th year, FIMO will span across all nine provinces, offering an exciting opportunity for learners nationwide.

The FIMO provides insight into the finance and investment industry, covering exciting topics such as:

  • Financial Literacy: Saving and Borrowing
  • Financial Markets & Instruments
  • Financial Math
    • Interest Rates
    • Risk and Return
  • Time value of money
  • Financial Statements
  • Financial System

Who can take part?

Grade 10, 11 and 12 learners.

Entry Dates:

Entries close 22 April 2024.
*There is no limit to the total number of entries per school.

How does it work?

  • The Olympiad will consist of two rounds and all subjects will be written on the same day. Learners may complete UJFIMO at no additional cost and it is optional.
  • A scope of work will be emailed to the educator and will also be available on the Proverto Website.
  • Learners will have the option to write both the papers online or at school.
  • Round one will be written on 8 May 2024.
  • Round two (final round) will be written on 7th August 2024.
  • Proverto will notify all learners who have qualifed to participate in the second round.
  • The Olympiad exam papers (pdf format) and online links will be emailed to teachers one day before the test. If the learners choose to write online they can submit their answers electronically. If the teacher prefers that the learners write the test at school teachers may print the exam and answer sheets, scan and email the completed answer sheets to Proverto, the organiser.
  • An understanding of Grade 10 Economics, Accounting and Math is required for the Olympiad; however it will not be included in the provided study material. If you need assistance with Economics and
  • Financial Statements, please refer to Investopedia:

Download the 2024 entry form here


Need more info?

Please email or WhatsApp 082 454 6214

Past Papers & Learner Guides:

Please download previous papers here:

For previous learner guides click here: