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JA Company Program

JA Company Program meets the after-school programming needs of a diverse group of students by providing engaging, academically challenging, and experiential learning sessions in economic education.

JA Shared Program / Organisation: JA USA

JA Be Entrepreneurial

JA Be Entrepreneurial introduces students to the essential components of a practical business plan, and challenges them to start an entrepreneurial venture while still in high school.

JA Shared Program / Organisation: JA USA

JA Career Success

JA Career Success equips students with the knowledge required to get and keep a job in high-growth industries. Students will explore the crucial workplace skills employers seek but often find lacking in young employees. Students also will learn about valuable tools to find that perfect job, including resumes, cover letters, and interviewing techniques.

JA Shared Program / Organisation: JA USA

JA BizTown

JA BizTown combines in-class learning with a day-long visit to a simulated town. This popular program allows elementary school students to operate banks, manage restaurants, write checks, and vote for mayor. The program helps students connect the dots between what they learn in school and the real world.

JA Shared Program / Organisation: JA USA

Economics of Staying in School

The Economics of Staying in School comprises several activities to help students understand the cost of leaving school early and the benefits of obtaining an education.


Enterprise in Action

JA Enterprise in Action helps students understand the principal characteristics of the U.S. economic system and the role of business in it. The activities reinforce economic concepts taught in U.S. history, state history, and civics courses. Students learn the steps in organizing a business and producing and marketing a product. They also study the social responsibilities of business and the role of government in the U.S. economy.

JA Enterprise in Action begins with the students examining their role as consumers. The students need to see that their choices drive what goods and services businesses produce and how they produce them. With this background, the students are ready to explore how businesses are formed. They discover how the U.S. economic system’s foundations of private property, competition, and the price system affect business operations. They also learn that businesses add marketable value to their goods and services in an effort to make a profit, which is their incentive for doing business. The students also see how social responsibility affects businesses, and they learn the role of government in our economy. Indeed, JA Enterprise in Action is about how businesses interact with individuals (households) and government in a circular flow of money, goods, services, and labor that comprise the U.S. free enterprise or market system.


International Marketplace

The International Marketplace helps students appreciate how they are connected, through trade, to people and cultures throughout the world. The activities reinforce economic concepts taught in world history and geography courses. The program begins with a focus on the resources of selected countries and how they impact cultures, governments, and economic systems. The focus then turns to the benefits of international trade and important international economic issues.


Enterprise without Borders

Enterprise without Borders is the international extension to Company Program that  teaches the value and importance of international trade and the practical skills necessary to do business across borders. Each Enterprise without Borders site forms a business entity and negotiates a partnership agreement with one or more other sites in other countries, student companies registered under individual sites create joint-ventures with other students companies abroad. A website is available to help the “matching“ between student companies interested in a joint venture or an import-export business. Students from different countries will register and post their offer to participate in the program and supply information for a “marketplace” where products are on display and research on trading can occur. The program encourages twinning between schools and teachers.

JA Shared Program / Organisation: JA Europe

Global Business Ethics

the program fosters ethical decision-making in students as they prepare to enter the workforce and the global marketplace.


Banks in Action

Through hands-on classroom activities and local, regional, and national competitions, JA Banks in Action teaches high school students the principles of the banking industry and introduces them to the challenges of successfully operating a bank in a competitive environment. A truly international program, JA Banks in Action not only educates young people around the world about the banking industry, but also encourages them to become better citizens and smarter consumers.


FedEx/JA International Trade Challenge

The FedEx /Junior Achievement International Trade Challenge (ITC) is a competition organized by Junior Achievement, and sponsored by FedEx Express.  The ITC is aimed at nurturing the entrepreneurial spirit and business skills of students. At the Challenge, students will work in teams of two to create international entry strategy plans for given products or services to a target market.  Students attending senior high school or equivalent* are welcomed to join the national workshop(s) and competition, where the three (3) most outstanding teams will be selected to enter the regional final at an Asia Pacific location.


ITS TYME (Immersion Training Strategy: Targeting Young Marginalized Entrepreneurs)

ITS TYME builds on JA's highly acclaimed entrepreneurship training curriculum designed to provide basic business education to out of school youth through a variety of hands-on activities and supplements supporting a diverse range of learners. 

JA Shared Program / Organisation: JA Africa

Company Program - University

JA Company Program meets the after-school programming needs of a diverse group of students by providing engaging, academically challenging, and experiential learning sessions in economic education.

JA Shared Program / Organisation: JA USA

Company Program - Middle

In the Company Program - Middle, students put in practice what they learnt in a classroom situation by starting and running mini -enterprises within the school. They do active and responsible work through their own JA Student Company. This practical and encouraging program helps young people learn skills needed in school and working life.

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Insure Your Success

The Insure Your Success (IYS) programme helps young people aged 12 – 18 years understand the risks associated with certain financial choices. Through different hands-on activities, interactive tools and discussions led by local AXA volunteers students learn how to budget, plan and save, but also how to antici-pate the financial consequences of risks they will face during their lives.

JA Shared Program / Organisation: JA Europe

JA Careers with a Purpose

Through hands-on classroom activities JA Careers with a Purpose introduces students to the importance of seeking careers that help them realize their life potential and noble purpose. The program demonstrates the importance of positive values, life maxims, and ethical decision-making within the context of career and life decisions.

Following participation in the program, students will be able to:

  • Use ethical decision-making skills to make career and life decisions.
  • Describe possible career choices in terms of their individual noble purpose.

JA Shared Program / Organisation: JA USA

Head Start

Head Start meets the needs of a diverse group of students by providing engaging, academically enriching, and experiential learning sessions in work-readiness education and career perspectives.

Following are the sessions of the program:

Session 1: Writing Your Resume 

This module covers résumé writing. It includes tips on writing a powerful cover letter and a powerful résumé. It also includes tips on tackling résumé problems.

Session 2: Interviewing 

This session introduces participants to the science and art of interviewing. Through a series of exercises, participants will become knowledgable of the major skills and behaviors associated with successful interviewing. Participants will find that such skills are key to giving a lasting first impression that will significantly increase their hiring potential in today’s increasingly competitive job market.

Session 3: The Internship 

This session introduces participants to internships, what they mean, how to prepare well for a good internship, and how to handle work duties in an internship. The session invites participants to choose internships that are not only rewarding in the short-run but that also fit their long-term career objectives.

JA Shared Program / Organisation: JA MENA ROC

Community Citizenship

INJAZ Community Citizenship introduces students to an understanding of what is involved in setting up and running a social entrepreneurship project and an understanding of the skills, attitudes, planning, and behaviors of social entrepreneurs. The program requires students to set up their own social projects within their community to get students to see that positive communal impacts and economic growth are both obtainable for companies who abide by social responsibility norms.

JA Shared Program / Organisation: INJAZ UAE

Green Entrepreneurship (GREENT)

Green Entrepreneurship (GREENT) is a collection of educational tools that support teachers in fostering a “sustainability-conscious entrepreneurial mindset” in their high school students through the usage of blended learning resources. The program contains 36 lessons in a manual that teachers can use in order to prepare the delivery of each lesson. The materials have been developed as part of an EU Erasmus+ project in collaboration between JA Bulgaria, JA Greece, JA Latvia, JA Norway (Sogn og Fjordane), and JA Romania. A key innovation is the participation of teams of teachers in each country who also participated in the creation of the lessons.

JA Shared Program / Organisation: JA Bulgaria

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