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.
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
• Understand the inportance of internships, how to get them, and what to do before, during and after an internship.
Job guru is a learning computer simulation which goal is to teach primary school students jobs and vocabulary related to the jobs.
Job guru is a game where kids guess various job names on the basis of written and draw hints.
Small Entrepreneurs clubs
Small Entrepreneurs is a club for 4.-5. graders (9-11 years) where children can try out, how it feels like to be an entrepreneur. Small Entrepreneurs club is after school activity.
JA Global Marketplace - Blended
JA Global Marketplace - Blended Model gives students an opportunity to experience the worldwide interdependence of producers, consumers, and the global workforce by playing the role of business owners and managers at the international FreeTrade Market.
Entrepreneurship- students learn to make basic business decisons and understand the term of profit.
Financial literature - students simulate households and make their spending decisions
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 Junior Mentor Programme
Students who have graduated from the student company programme but are still at school are invited to join Junior Mentor Programme. They are taugh a short advanced course in entrepreneurship, leadership and management, psychology, commmunication, supporting others, basic tutoring etc.
When new student companies appear at school they go to support teachers-advisors and help newcomers to overcome their problems. They are a valuable support for the teacher as it is easier for them to achieve the trust of their younger peers.
During the trade fair each Junior Mentor gets 5-10 student companies whom they analyse and give advice. At the end they write their report about their learning experience.
JA Play Lab
Play is vital for the social, emotional, intellectual and physical development of every child. It enables children to engage and interact in the world around them at an early age. JA Play Lab allows children to use their creativity while developing their cognitive and emotional strength.
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.
JATm Tourism and Hospitality
A specialized course developed by specialists of JA Turkmenistan. This course reviews international tourism service quality standards as well as various aspects of hotel business; it introduces world’s best experience in hospitality services, which can be used for professional training of the Turkmen young specialists in academic settings as well as hands-on activities in hotels.
Passport to the World
An international certified program created by the Global Travel and Tourism Partnership (GTTP). The purpose of the Passport to the World program is to acquaint students and teachers with basic information about the structure of the world tourist industry and review the skills and abilities necessary for successful career in any of multiple sectors represented in it.
JA Ethics and Business
JA Ethics and Business program is one year long program focused on help students understand their ethical decision making not only in the entrepreneurial area. That way young people learn to apply ethical approach in everyday life and later in the world of work as well.
Ripples of Happiness-UAE
Ripples of Happiness is an educational program that is jointly developed by the Coca-Cola Foundation and INJAZ Al-Arab with primary emphasis on social responsibility, entrepreneurial skills, financial literacy, and workplace readiness. Students learn fundamental business and economic concepts, explore career interests and opportunities, and learn important principles of work readiness. During visits to classrooms, volunteers serve as role models. Through a variety of experiential activities, students better understand the relationship between what they learn in school/university and their successful participation in a global economy and community. The program is implemented across selected universities throughout the region with the support of INJAZ Al-Arab.
The program is an extended activity to the Company program where the teacher invites a local representative from NHO to hold a lecture for the students about roles and regulations i real work life. NHO is the main representative organization for Norwegian employers with companies ranging from small family-owned businesses to multi-national companies.
After the lecture, they discuss how this can be implemented in their mini company. Finely the students wright an agreement that all the students in the company signs.
Problem Solving (PS) and Team Building (TB)
This program introduces students to ideas of unstructured problems, ideas on optimal solutions rather than exact solutions in a group setting that fosters team building, communication, and interpersonal skills.
The overall workshop, including introductions, breaks, Q&A and feedback, can be conducted within 3 hours (excluding the plenary session). The session delivery is through discussions and activities and is hence expected to be very easy on the students.
JA Inside Industry - Study Circle
The Program is directed at students in the Grades of IX and X. Industry Interest Study Circle provides practical information about preparing students for the working world. Students learn about career clusters, high-growth jobs, career planning, and creating a personal brand.
The Study Circle aims to get students from various schools with same Interest Group under one roof and allow them to explore the industry in greater detail. Post that, the students will interact with industry practitioners covering various aspects of the industry. The students will understand their SEEK (Skills, Education, Experience, Knowledge) of the various roles and also get to understand through the journey of these professionals, the challenges, achievements and joys of this profession.
Our first two Industry Interest Study Circle were centred on music at the True School of Music. Where students interacted and experienced the world of work around music. We recently conducted our third study circle at LIC of India, Divisional Office at Mumbai which was focussed on Insurance. We had employees interacting with students on various aspects of insurance industry. We also conducted fourth study circle with GE Healthcare.
After the successful execution of these circles we plan to expand our program to various other fields like Architecture, Fashion, Design, Airline, Hospitality, Engineering, Arts etc. in the upcoming months.