Start Up Program
The Start Up Program gives post-secondary students the opportunity to experience running their own company, giving them an insight into how their talents could be used to set up in business for themselves. The program was developed originally by Young Enterprise UK.
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.
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 Success Skills meets the needs of a diverse group of high school students by providing engaging, academically enriching, and experiential learning sessions in work-readiness education and career perspectives.
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.
Global Business Ethics
the program fosters ethical decision-making in students as they prepare to enter the workforce and the global marketplace.
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.