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How to start a start-up

The program is about giving insight on how to create a successful start-up. It’s based on lecture series which were originally held from Stanford University and video recorded. Famous US entrepreneurs and investors share their personal experience on how to come up with brilliant business ideas, design products people love and raise venture capital.The program is divided in 20 lectures. After the lecture, Luxembourgish experts/entrepreneurs will present their experiences and answer your questions.


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.


Head Start Pakistan

Head Start meets the needs of a diverse group of students by providing engaging, academically enriching and in experiential learning sessions in work readiness education and career perspecitve. The work shop based program includes 3 volunteer led sessions that include resume writing, interviewing and introduction to internships.


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.  


Head Start Qatar

“Head Start” focuses on resume writing, the science of interviewing, and the benefits of internships. The three sessions provide engaging and experiential training in work-readiness and career perspectives.

Head Start Goals

By providing engaging academically enriching and experiential learning sessions in work-readiness education and career perspectives, Head Start teaches the youth the skills they need to succeed in the work place and the world of business.

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

• Identify and demonstrate the work-readiness skills needed to research.

• Get and keep a job.

•Develop innovative personal strategies to achieve lifelong learning pursuits and career

opportunities.

• Understand the inportance of internships, how to get them, and what to do before, during and after an internship.

 

 

JA Local Program / Organisation: INJAZ Qatar

JA Company Program Blended Model

A Company Program unlocks the innate ability in students to fill a need or solve a problem in their community by launching a business venture—unleashing their entrepreneurial spirit. Over 13 meetings, the students learn how to build and manage their business, and take a deeper look at business-related topics.

JA Local Program / Organisation: JA USA

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

Entrepreneurship Day

AN etnrepreneurship day is organised by a school or local business centre and JA fulfils the day of its programmes. Usuallly a creative entrepreneurial task is fulfilled which contains also theory elements of canvas, team building, planning, marketing, presentation

JA Local Program / Organisation: JA Estonia

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.


JA Business Skills Pass Program

The JA Business Skills Pass Program (BSP) is specifically designed to supplement student’s learning in the key business subjects under the Accountancy, Business and Management (ABM) track. Its well-researched components is created and patterned on some 21st century skills requirements, following international standards, and more importantly to prepare the JA/DepEd Business Simulation program. Designed with specific needs of upper grade students in mind, BSP provides useful and practical content to equip students in their transition to becoming productive and contributing members of the society. This will also provide them with the necessary skills to create and manage an enterprise and prepare them for tertiary education in business.
 


Entrepreneurship Academy Programme

The JA South Africa Entrepreneurship Academy Programme - a seven to eight month long programme for grades 10 – 12, with weekly sessions of three hours each, incorporating entrepreneurial, financial literacy and workplace readiness programmes, as well as micro-economics and business ethics. 

 


Community Citizenship

Community Citizenship familiarizes students with how to set up and run a social entrepreneurship project, and understand the skills, attitudes, planning and behaviors of social entrepreneurs. This workshop aims to cultivate the following:
- Creative thinking and problem solving within their community, alongside communication and presentation skills.
- Teamwork and leadership whilst building confidence and a can-do attitude.
- Negotiations, decision making, managing risks, and responding to change.
- Set up their own social project within their community.
- A sense of ownership and social responsibility within students.
Student Attendance: Approximately 60-100 students per workshop
Volunteers Required: 10



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.


Head Start Oman

Head Start trains students to master the four basic steps to achieve success in the work place:

  • Drafting a cover letter
  • Making a resume
  • Excelling at an interview
  • Interning to gain experience

JA Local Program / Organisation: INJAZ Oman

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 (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

Discover Yourself

“Discover Yourself” aims to raise the self-awareness of students towards their outstanding potentials. Interactive activities compel students to rethink of their roles in life, what values do they believe in, what goals do they have and how they would like to achieve them. Furthermore, the program introduces decision making process, as a means to overcome confronted challenges that might hinder our progress to accomplish our aspirations.

JA Local Program / Organisation: INJAZ Egypt

Head Start Kuwait

Head Start meets the needs of a diverse group of students by providing engaging, academically enriching and in experiential learning sessions in work readiness education and career perspecitve. The work shop based program includes 3 volunteer led sessions that include resume writing, interviewing and introduction to internships.


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