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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.


Interview and Employability Skills Masterclass

The Interview & Employability Masterclass aims to give students practical experience so that they can develop interview techniques and feel prepared for the real thing.  This could be to secure a place at 6th form college, university or a first interview with a potential employer.

Objectives:

  • CV - Support students in creating a competitive CV (resume) that sets them apart in the jobs market.
  • Practice and develop interview techniques
  • Help students identify their own perosnal attributes and skills


Start Up

Start Up Egypt is a pipeline tailored to passionate university students and young graduates. The purpose is a holistic, long-term approach that takes a student from any field of study with no prior business experience or knowledge, and transforms them into a successful entrepreneur with an innovative new business.

JA Local Program / Organisation: INJAZ Egypt

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.  


Start Up Kuwait

The Start-Up Program is tailored to passionate, hard-working, creative Company Program Alumni. The purpose is a holistic and long-term approach that can take an enthusiastic student from any field of study with no prior business experience, and transform them into a successful entrepreneur. We aim to help students to create innovative businesses that contribute to our national economy. Start-Up Program provides students with the necessary guidance and support to ensure that their ideas are translated successfully into the business world.

JA Local Program / Organisation: INJAZ Kuwait

VLAJO Challenge

Vlajo Challenge is an innovative online serious game, meant for students between 14 and 99 years old. The game stimulates, informs and trains the player on being an entrepreneur. The player has to get a loan, rent a shop and start buying and selling products on the (fictional) market. Different stores are combined in a ‘plaza’, controlled by the teacher. The teacher has a control panel which makes him able to check the progression of the students whenever and where-ever he wants. The game makes the subject matter of economics attractive and interactive.
Vlajo Challenge can be used for 3 purposes:

  • To experience the subject matter of having a business
  • To practice the subject matter after theory
  • As an instrument for evaluation

 The teacher has absolute control over the game. He decides the speed of the game, the difficulty level (which can be changed during the game), playing together in small teams or individual,… He can also personalize the game, adapt it to the real-life situation of the students, by creating an own city to play in.

Before playing, the teacher creates a new ‘plaza’ for his students. He chooses a city, the difficulty level, the number of rounds to be played, and the number of players. For each player, a different account and password is then created. Because all is online, no specific installations are needed. The student just needs his login name and password, and the web address.


Marketplace

It is an active learning tool where 20-40 students can simulate a small country called Marketplace. There can be 8 households in the simulation who buy a business from the auction. Students can choose between a Producer, Seller and a Bank. Facilitators take the role of Government and Central Bank. Households sell their workforce to  Producers who also buy Land from Government and make products. Then they sell the products to Sellers. Sellers sell the goods to the households who change the products for Satisfaction units. Meanwhile everybody can save the money in the bank and periodically loans can be taken. Government can change the market situation and give out several laws to make impact on households and businesses.

JA Local Program / Organisation: JA Estonia

Sustainable Enterprise Development Program

Sustainable Enterprise Development Program  creates youth-led SMEs in Azerbaijan and enchance their efficiency through capacity-building and enabling environment.

SEDP objectives are:

  • Promotion of SME development through the creation of youth-led enterprises by providing entrepreneurship and business training to young women and men;
  • Provision of access to financial services for youth-led enterprises by partnering with banks and micro-finance institutions;
  • Fostering the process of enabling environment for SMEs by presenting the successes and challenges of youth-led enterprises to business community.


JAM Managing Your Money Smartly

JAM Managing Your Money Smartly is a two hour interactive talk done by a minimum of two staffs of JA Mascareignes. The objective of the talk is to educate youth and young adults on how to manage their money in a responsible way. For JA Mascareignes it is important for our beneficiaries to understand that whatever the amount of money you have in hand, be it big or small, it is vital that this income be monitored closely so as to take it the longest way possible.

The talk is divided into five sections:

  • Money Management: Prioritising expenditures, SMART Consumer, Personal Budget Development.
  • Credit Management: Different types of credit and advantages and disadvantages of using credit.
  • Over indebtedness: what to do when in personal financial crisis.
  • Risks and Insurances.
  • Wealth Building: based on the book, “The Richest Man in Babylon”.


Women training programme

The purpose of the program is to give female students better self-knowledge, self-confidence and motivation to go into management positions. The students are recruited from the students doing the Startup program

JA Local Program / Organisation: JA Norway

Professional and Business Development of Regional Youth

Professional and Business Development of Regional Youth provided its participants the opportunity to develop their professional skills and economic and entrepreneurial skills in order to gain success in the careers. It aims to obtain skills and knowledge which are necessary in running a private business affair.  The project is composed of  two main components: 1. Business training and 2. Student business day. 

Stage 1: Business Training

  • Training phase: Students are trained on financial literacy, success skills and company program.
  • Initiate a Business Plan: Students review the company's business strategies and create business, product, financial and marketing plans. They will learn to develop their leadership skills, write and implement business plans, and create sales goals for their products.

Stage 2: "Student Business Day"

  • Trade Fair Stand - Students get to present their product/ service to the panel of judge and the public.
  • Business Plan Presentation - The business plan presentation summaries the key experiences and achievements of the students' company.

 


JAM Managing Your Money Smartly - Middle

JAM Managing Your Money Smartly is a two hour interactive talk done by a minimum of two staffs of JA Mascareignes. The objective of the talk is to educate youth and young adults on how to manage their money in a responsible way. For JA Mascareignes it is important for our beneficiaries to understand that whatever the amount of money you have in hand, be it big or small, it is vital that this income be monitored closely so as to take it the longest way possible.

The talk is divided into five sections:

  • Money Management: Prioritising expenditures, SMART Consumer, Personal Budget Development.
  • Credit Management: Different types of credit and advantages and disadvantages of using credit.
  • Over indebtedness: what to do when in personal financial crisis.
  • Risks and Insurances.
  • Wealth Building: based on the book, “The Richest Man in Babylon”.


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