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BizWorld

BizWorld is an interdisciplinary business game, where students run their own (fictional) company during four project days. Students experience the basics of business, entrepreneurship and economics. During this project, students practice and improve their language and mathematic proficiency and develop additionally valuable skills that belong to the 21st century skills.


Balance, Breakeven or Broke

On Line game developed with the support of Citi Foundation to promote improved financial literacy amongst youth in Indonesia. This is a digital representation of the first lesson in JA Personal Finance in Indonesian and English languages.


Business Startup

The INJAZ Business Start Up Program will contribute to the social and economic development, and political stability of the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region by engaging the talent of today’s youth and tomorrow’s leaders to create and innovate entrepreneurial solutions to local, regional and international socio-economic and political challenges.  


Creatlon

Creatlon consists of 3 parts.

1.  Obtaining knowledge in economics and entrepreneurship - quiz in Moodle.

2. Team exercise - 5 team tasks to fulfil in 1 month (Job shadowing, volunteering and writing about it, making a travel plan with prizes, etc.)

3. Creative task - a video, business fairy tale, advertisement, etc.

 

JA Local Program / Organisation: JA Estonia

Boule & Bill

This programme is part of the educational primary curriculum in 6th grade, and involves only teachers.

Famous Comic characters Boule & Bill, have set their heart on a new bike. However, they don't have the financial means to buy the bicycle, and therefore decide to launch a business in order to raise money.

Children get an insight into economic and business concepts and notions through a Comic story and playfull actvities guided by their teachers.


Economy of Kazakhstan

“Economy of Kazakhstan” introduces school students to fundamentals of economic concepts, also students study main characteristics of Kazakhstan economical system and how economic principles influence entrepreneurship.
Also programme helps school students to deepen theoretical knowledge, learn economic institutions which provide coherence in society, learn opportunities of career advancement. Students will develop their team and leader skills during the programme studying.


CAPS Japan

CAPS is a hands-on computerized simuation program designed to improve 

young people’s decision-making skills, cost consciousness, leadership,

teamwork, responsibility, and ability to see things from diversified standpoints

by running a virtual company.

JA Local Program / Organisation: JA Japan

Excellence through Ethics - Korea High

Junior Achievement’s Excellence through Ethics offers students learning opportunities to share knowledge and information regarding ethics in business. JA strives to show students how business works, and to better evaluate organizations that conduct their operations in the right way.

Excellence through Ethics is designed to equip volunteers and teachers with supplemental, ethics-based activities for use with JA in-class programs for grades four through twelve. All these activities provide students with current and essential information about business ethics.
These activities are designed to reinforce students’ knowledge and skills, teach them how to make ethical decisions, assist them in learning to think critically, and help them to be better problem-solvers. All the activities are hands-on, interactive, and group-focused to present the material to students with the best instructional methods.

JA Local Program / Organisation: JA Korea

Building Achievement Through Sports and Entertainment

JA BASE is typically a one day program that seeks to nurture and develop skills of participants in relation to the fields of sports and arts. This is achieved through tailor made indoor and outdoor activities and engagement of relevant stakeholders to ensure quality learning and outcomes.

JA Local Program / Organisation: JA Kenya

Entrepreneurship Master Class

The program starts by a private sector motivational speaker.

The volunteer asks each one what she/he aspires in life (future life plans). 

The volunteer explains the notion of entrepreneurship as a future life plan and what people can gain from such a direction. 

The volunteer and the teacher then start dividing the children into small groups of 8 participants. 

The volunteer explains what a company means and what is the role of each one in the company. 

The volunteer then asks the sudents about the necessity of having logos, presents them some brands logos and explains the values of each company and the necessity of having values. 

The volunteer asks each one in which department (CEO, Finance, marketing, PR, production...) he/she perceives himself and why. 

 

The voluneer introduces the first activity as she/he describes what a printing company is for and asks the students'groups to create printing companies in the aim to produce X number of celebration cards

The volunteer asks the students to choose a name,logo and values of their companies.

The student groups then develop the organization structure of their companies.

 The small companies send their production manager to buy the necessary material (tools: paper, markers, tape,.....)from a simulated supply store in the class.

The financial department start calculating the costs and revenues.

Students produce their cards, then the marketing manager, the CEO and the production Mangers start pitching for their cards in front of the judging panel.

Companies are assssed on the basis of pitching performance, understanding of the company process, understanding of the financial calculation process.


Entrepreneurship Master Class Elementary/Middle - Algeria (EMC)

A one day workshop to introduce the concept of self-employment to 50 students. Key skills developed in this workshop include creative thinking and problem solving, communication skills and presentation, teamwork and leadership, confidence, negotiation, decision-making and risk management and finally how to respond to challenges.


Entrepreneurship Master Class (EMC) High Pakistan

By developing the essential components of a business plan, the Entrepreneurship Master Class challenges students to start an entrepreneurial venture while still in high school.

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

 

  • Recognize characteristics and practices of successful entrepreneurs.
  • Start thinking about their business goals and assess them from different perspectives.
  • Demonstrate business-planning skills for an online venture start-up, financing, management, and long-term goals.
  • Develop their interpersonal as well as problem-solving skills and learn to work under very tight deadlines

 

Session Summary

 

This exciting one-day (4-5 hour) workshop introduces 45-50 high school/college students to the concept of self-employment as well as an understanding of the skills, attitudes and behaviors of entrepreneurs, all of which are involved in setting up and running a business. Meant to expand their horizons and direct their thinking towards the future in a fun way. This workshop aims to cultivate the following:
- Creative thinking and problem solving alongside communication and presentation skills;
- Teamwork and leadership whilst building confidence and a can-do attitude;
- Negotiations, decision making, managing risks, and adapting to change.

 

Session Activities

Activity 1: How Much of an Entrepreneur are you?

Students are introduced to the characteristics of successful entrepreneurs and assess themselves in light of the same, so as to build their knowledge of the business world. 

Activity 2: Start Thinking

Students take on the roles of young entrepreneurs as they identify various issues within their localities and develop ‘business solutions’ to overcome each problem.

Activity 3: You as a Business/You as a Customer

Student groups first identify key characteristics of a successful business idea and then place themselves in a customer’s shoes to understand how their business goals affect their image as portrayed by their customers.

Activity 4: The Business Plan

Students apply the knowledge gained to their product or services and complete a sample business plan, which is to be presented within 2.5 minutes bearing in mind all key aspects of a start-up business venture.


Aflatoun

 Aflatoun is a worldwide movement which could not be created without curriculum adaptation, without generous support and dedication of JAA team, teachers, children, parents, trainers, ministry, donors, partners, volunteers, board members, , family and friends – everyone who has helped bring Aflatoun to children in Armenia.
The Aflatoun Secretariat provided a curriculum and training, and JA Armenia adapted the curriculum, find the resources to deliver and implement the programme in schools.

JA Local Program / Organisation: JA Armenia

Entrepreneurs in the service of humanity

Entrepreneurs in the service of humanity is a teaching material that tells the story about Alfred Nobel; his legacy, research, invention of dynamite and the Nobel Prize.


Entrepreneurship Master Class High School Palestine

Entrepreneurship Master Class is a one-day inspirational workshop-for young people between the ages of 14-25 (with differences in delivery for each age group), it challenges students to think about starting their own business as a career, and becoming entrepreneurs. Entrepreneurship Master Class builds on the wider key skills; the participants acquire social skills and experience of communications, team work, sales, marketing, finance, problem solving , personal training through improving their performance and use self-assessment procedures to support the growth of quality businesses and quality jobs.

The program is divided into two parts, first the theoretical part, where they learn about the different business departements, the skills needed for every departement, the sources of funding, social responsibillity and the role of  board of directors.

The second part is practical, in this part the students are divided into groups where each group has to have a CEO, marketing director, sales director, human resources manager and employees. The students are given material and a certain amount of money in order to make their own product and to convince others to buy it, during this part the students face some challenges where they have to make decisions that will put their virtual business at risk and will cause them to loose or win.


Entrepreneurship Master Class (EMC) Tanzania

By developing the essential components of a business plan, the Entrepreneurship Master Class challenges students to start an entrepreneurial venture while still in high school.

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

 

  • Recognize characteristics and practices of successful entrepreneurs.
  • Start thinking about their business goals and assess them from different perspectives.
  • Demonstrate business-planning skills for an online venture start-up, financing, management, and long-term goals.
  • Develop their interpersonal as well as problem-solving skills and learn to work under very tight deadlines

 

Session Summary

 

This exciting one-day (4-5 hour) workshop introduces 45-50 high school/college students to the concept of self-employment as well as an understanding of the skills, attitudes and behaviors of entrepreneurs, all of which are involved in setting up and running a business. Meant to expand their horizons and direct their thinking towards the future in a fun way. This workshop aims to cultivate the following:
- Creative thinking and problem solving alongside communication and presentation skills;
- Teamwork and leadership whilst building confidence and a can-do attitude;
- Negotiations, decision making, managing risks, and adapting to change.

 

Session Activities

Activity 1: How Much of an Entrepreneur are you?

Students are introduced to the characteristics of successful entrepreneurs and assess themselves in light of the same, so as to build their knowledge of the business world. 

Activity 2: Start Thinking

Students take on the roles of young entrepreneurs as they identify various issues within their localities and develop ‘business solutions’ to overcome each problem.

Activity 3: You as a Business/You as a Customer

Student groups first identify key characteristics of a successful business idea and then place themselves in a customer’s shoes to understand how their business goals affect their image as portrayed by their customers.

Activity 4: The Business Plan

Students apply the knowledge gained to their product or services and complete a sample business plan, which is to be presented within 2.5 minutes bearing in mind all key aspects of a start-up business venture.

JA Local Program / Organisation: JA Tanzania

Entrepreneurship Master Class - Middle Palestine

Entrepreneurship Master Class is a one-day inspirational workshop-for young people between the ages of 14-25 (with differences in delivery for each age group), it challenges students to think about starting their own business as a career, and becoming entrepreneurs. Entrepreneurship Master Class builds on the wider key skills; the participants acquire social skills and experience of communications, team work, sales, marketing, finance, problem solving , personal training through improving their performance and use self-assessment procedures to support the growth of quality businesses and quality jobs.

The program is divided into two parts, first the theoretical part, where they learn about the different business departements, the skills needed for every departement, the sources of funding, social responsibillity and the role of  board of directors.

The second part is practical, in this part the students are divided into groups where each group has to have a CEO, marketing director, sales director, human resources manager and employees. The students are given material and a certain amount of money in order to make their own product and to convince others to buy it, during this part the students face some challenges where they have to make decisions that will put their virtual business at risk and will cause them to loose or win.


Entrepreneurship Master Class University - Palestine

Entrepreneurship Master Class is a one-day inspirational workshop-for young people between the ages of 14-25 (with differences in delivery for each age group), it challenges students to think about starting their own business as a career, and becoming entrepreneurs. Entrepreneurship Master Class builds on the wider key skills; the participants acquire social skills and experience of communications, team work, sales, marketing, finance, problem solving , personal training through improving their performance and use self-assessment procedures to support the growth of quality businesses and quality jobs.

The program is divided into two parts, first the theoretical part, where they learn about the different business departements, the skills needed for every departement, the sources of funding, social responsibillity and the role of  board of directors.

The second part is practical, in this part the students are divided into groups where each group has to have a CEO, marketing director, sales director, human resources manager and employees. The students are given material and a certain amount of money in order to make their own product and to convince others to buy it, during this part the students face some challenges where they have to make decisions that will put their virtual business at risk and will cause them to loose or win.


CAPS Primary Japan

CAPS is a hands-on computerized simuation program designed to improve 

young people’s decision-making skills, cost consciousness, leadership,

teamwork, responsibility, and ability to see things from diversified standpoints

by running a virtual company.

JA Local Program / Organisation: JA Japan

Entrepreneurship Master Class Elementary Tunisia

The program starts by a private sector motivational speaker.

The volunteer asks each one what she/he aspires in life (future life plans). 

The volunteer explains the notion of entrepreneurship as a future life plan and what people can gain from such a direction. 

The volunteer and the teacher then start dividing the children into small groups of 8 participants. 

The volunteer explains what a company means and what is the role of each one in the company. 

The volunteer then asks the sudents about the necessity of having logos, presents them some brands logos and explains the values of each company and the necessity of having values. 

The volunteer asks each one in which department (CEO, Finance, marketing, PR, production...) he/she perceives himself and why. 

 

The voluneer introduces the first activity as she/he describes what a printing company is for and asks the students'groups to create printing companies in the aim to produce X number of celebration cards

The volunteer asks the students to choose a name,logo and values of their companies.

The student groups then develop the organization structure of their companies.

 The small companies send their production manager to buy the necessary material (tools: paper, markers, tape,.....)from a simulated supply store in the class.

The financial department start calculating the costs and revenues.

Students produce their cards, then the marketing manager, the CEO and the production Mangers start pitching for their cards in front of the judging panel.

Companies are assssed on the basis of pitching performance, understanding of the company process, understanding of the financial calculation process.


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