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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 More than Money

JA More than Money introduces third-, fourth-, and fifth-grade students to financial literacy and entrepreneurship and to social studies learning objectives that include money-management, goods and services, and global markets. Through hands-on activities and a JA cast of characters serving as symbols for financial literacy and entrepreneurship concepts, students will learn a practical approach to starting a business and making smart decisions about managing money.

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 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

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 Shared Program / Organisation: JA Europe

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

JA Job Shadow

JA Job Shadow prepares students to be entrepreneurial thinkers in their approach to work. In-class sessions prepare students for a visit to a professional work environment, where they will face a series of challenges administered by their workplace hosts. Students learn how to research career opportunities and the skills needed to land and keep their dream job.

JA Shared Program / Organisation: JA USA

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

ITS TYME (Immersion Training Strategy: Targeting Young Marginalized Entrepreneurs)

ITS TYME builds on JA's highly acclaimed entrepreneurship training curriculum designed to provide basic business education to out of school youth through a variety of hands-on activities and supplements supporting a diverse range of learners. 

JA Shared Program / Organisation: JA Africa

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

JA More than Money Middle

JA More than Money teaches students about earning, spending, sharing, and saving money. It also identifies businesses that students can start or jobs they can perform to earn money. Students play a game to learn money-management skills and to better understand the role and importance of money in their lives.

JA Shared Program / Organisation: JA USA

Social Innovation Relay

The interactive web based learning programme is designed to encourage students to think like Social Innovators whilst developing a host of skills that will help them be innovative, entrepreneurial and socially responsible employees and business people in the future.

A global competition is a component of the program. It is organized in collaboration with NN Group that challenges secondary school students to develop an innovative business concept that addresses a social need. SIR provides young people with the hands-on skills and entrepreneurial expertise needed to start a successful career through a combination of virtual and face-to-face mentoring by experienced executives.

The participating teams are paired with e-mentors who are all business volunteers and who connect with the best 20 teams in each participating country, to help them develop concept papers that can translate into feasible business ideas.

JA Shared Program / Organisation: JA Europe

Steer Your Career

Steer Your Career targets employment-ready students and aims to hone the skills needed to find a job and work effectively in a competitive job environment. The different sections cover the multi-faceted aspects of leadership, time management, communication, team dynamics, and job searching skills. Through hands-on classroom activities, personal assessments, role playing, and reflection exercises, Steer Your Career helps students function successfully in today's workplace.

JA Shared Program / Organisation: JA MENA ROC

Head Start

Head Start meets the needs of a diverse group of students by providing engaging, academically enriching, and experiential learning sessions in work-readiness education and career perspectives.

Following are the sessions of the program:

Session 1: Writing Your Resume 

This module covers résumé writing. It includes tips on writing a powerful cover letter and a powerful résumé. It also includes tips on tackling résumé problems.

Session 2: Interviewing 

This session introduces participants to the science and art of interviewing. Through a series of exercises, participants will become knowledgable of the major skills and behaviors associated with successful interviewing. Participants will find that such skills are key to giving a lasting first impression that will significantly increase their hiring potential in today’s increasingly competitive job market.

Session 3: The Internship 

This session introduces participants to internships, what they mean, how to prepare well for a good internship, and how to handle work duties in an internship. The session invites participants to choose internships that are not only rewarding in the short-run but that also fit their long-term career objectives.

JA Shared Program / Organisation: JA MENA ROC

Ripples of Happiness

Ripples of Happiness is an educational program with a primary emphasis on social responsibility, entrepreneurial skills, financial literacy, and workplace readiness. Students design community service projects that will make their communities a better place and spread "Ripples of Happiness" throughout the neighborhoods they live in. Students explore career interets and opportunities, and learn work readiness skills like project planning, time management, team work, budgeting, reporting, communication skills, and leadership skills among many others.

Through hands-on activities, ROH fosters social responsibility in students as they prepare to enter the workforce and take part in the global marketplace and community. Following participation in the program, students will be able to:

  • Identify opportunities for positive development in their respective communities.
  • Respond to opportunities with innovative solutions.
  • Plan, organize, and finance socially responsible projects in their communities.
  • Learn social networking, group work, problem solving, planning, organizing, financial literacy and creativity.
  • Gain skills in IT, marketing, philanthropy, and public relations.

 

JA Shared Program / Organisation: JA MENA ROC

The INJAZ Al-Arab Start-Up Program

INJAZ Start-Up offers a hands-on structured and supportive approach to nurturing the entreprenuerial skills and creative mindsets of youth, and in doing so, contributed to the economic development of their countries. The program helps launch innovative entreprenuerial team ventures. It offers successful teams of 4-6 members, a combination of seed funding, 20 hours of professional mentoring and incubation over a six month period. Participation involves a rigorous selection process to ensure readiness and suitability, and upon completion, participants will be on their way to registering a viable enterprise to grow. 

JA Shared Program / Organisation: JA MENA ROC

Community Citizenship

INJAZ Community Citizenship introduces students to an understanding of what is involved in setting up and running a social entrepreneurship project and an understanding of the skills, attitudes, planning, and behaviors of social entrepreneurs. The program requires students to set up their own social projects within their community to get students to see that positive communal impacts and economic growth are both obtainable for companies who abide by social responsibility norms.

JA Shared Program / Organisation: INJAZ UAE

Green Entrepreneurship (GREENT)

Green Entrepreneurship (GREENT) is a collection of educational tools that support teachers in fostering a “sustainability-conscious entrepreneurial mindset” in their high school students through the usage of blended learning resources. The program contains 36 lessons in a manual that teachers can use in order to prepare the delivery of each lesson. The materials have been developed as part of an EU Erasmus+ project in collaboration between JA Bulgaria, JA Greece, JA Latvia, JA Norway (Sogn og Fjordane), and JA Romania. A key innovation is the participation of teams of teachers in each country who also participated in the creation of the lessons.

JA Shared Program / Organisation: JA Bulgaria

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