Help high school students launch a business!


(37.261776,-122.012215)
 

Cause Areas

When

Mon Jan 15, 2018 - Mon Apr 30, 2018

Where

14000 Fruitvale AveSaratoga, CA 95070

About

Junior Achievement of Northern California is inspiring a generation to be financially capable and prepared for career success. With the help of volunteer role models, education and business partners, JA equips these young people with the tools to solve problems creatively, manage risk effectively, and welcome opportunity. Together we are building a bridge from the classroom to the boardroom.

The JA Company ProgramBlended Model unlocks the innate ability in students to solve a problem or fill a need in their community through an entrepreneurial spirit.Junior Achievement and community volunteers will mentor high school students as they create and lead their student run enterprise.

  • JA Company Program Basics

  • Includes a series of 13 two-hour meetings or 26 one-hour meetings recommended for high school students.

  • Program delivered online to students through the JA Learning Platform.

  • Introduces students to the key elements involved in organizing and operating a business, while empowering them to solve problems and address local needs through the entrepreneurial spirit.

  • Meeting-specific, student-friendly materials and resources are presented to increase student interaction and emphasize JA's experiential approach to learning.

  • Correlates well to state social studies, English, and math standards, as well as the Common Core State Standards in English/language arts and mathematics.

Visit our website at www.ja.org and www.janorcal.org to learn more!

Skills

  • Mentoring
  • Business Analysis
  • Financial Planning
  • SWOT / GAP Analysis
  • Marketing Strategy & Planning
  • Group Facilitation

Good Match For

N/A

Requirements & Commitment

  • Orientation or Training
  • about 1.5 hours every other week at a min.
  • brief orientation + training

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