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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 Economics for Success

JA Economics for Success provides practical information about personal finance and the importance of identifying education and career goals based on a student’s skills, interests, and values

JA Shared Program / Organisation: JA USA

JA Global Marketplace

JA Global Marketplace provides practical information about the global economy and its effect on students’ daily lives. Students explore six key aspects of the global economy

JA Shared Program / Organisation: JA USA

JA It's My Business!

JA It's My Business! encourages students to use critical thinking to learn entrepreneurial skills. Those skills include knowing customers' wants and needs, launching effective marketing, and creating detailed business plans. By examining the characteristics of successful entrepreneurs, students learn that a belief in one's self can make positive things happen in life

JA Shared Program / Organisation: JA USA

JA Economics

JA Economics reinforces concepts of micro- and macro-economics by having students explore the basic characteristics of the U.S. economic system and how economic principles influence business decisions.

The program also introduces students to career opportunities and consumer issues, and reinforces important academic and leadership skills.

JA Shared Program / Organisation: JA USA

JA Exploring Economics

JA Exploring Economics fosters lifelong skills and knowledge about how an economy works, including micro-, macro-, personal, and international economics

JA Shared Program / Organisation: JA USA

JA Finance Park

JA Finance Park is a month-long program that introduces students to personal financial planning and career exploration. At the culmination of this teacher-led program, students visit JA Finance Park, a realistic on-site or virtual community, to put into practice what they've learned by developing and committing to a personal budget.

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.


JA Innovation Camp High

At the Innovation Camp (sometimes also called Innovation Challenge, 24-hour Camp etc.) students gather in order to address a specific business challenge to come up with ideas which would solve the problem.

JA Shared Program / Organisation: JA Europe

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

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.


JA Go Figure

JA GO Figure connects consultants from  businesses and technology companies with middle and high school mathematics classes. Students experience how mathematics can be used in their future careers and personal business transactions, with a focus on free enterprise concepts and local employment opportunities. Activities presented here reinforce and expand upon the concepts and skills presented in a teacher´s regular mathematics program.


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.


JA Cha-Ching Program

The JA Cha-Ching Program provides the essential component for in-school curriculum to support teachers and volunteers to instill the four key money management concepts, Earn, Save, Spend and Donate in students’ daily life.  JA Cha-Ching Program is targeted at primary school children (ages 7 through 12). The curriculum consists of six 45-minute modular sessions, each session is taught through active, fun and hands-on learning that allows students to put into practice the knowledge acquired.


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

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