JA COMPANY PROGRAM – HIGHER EDUCATION
The Ministry of Education and Culture Entrepreneurship for Education – Guidelines in Finland (2017) names the JA Company Program as one of the methods to implement entrepreneurship education on the upper secondary level in accordance with the new curricula.
These are general workplace skills, such as interaction, negotiation, project management and teamwork skills.
The development of innovation skills is a process ranging from discovering one’s own idea and assessing the operating environment to productising and piloting the idea.
Business skills include the basic skills needed in business operations, such as marketing, basics of accounting, management and project management.
What does ordering the JA Company Program offer?
The program offers a turnkey solution for a lower secondary school teacher to teach entrepreneurship.
Ready-made materials and exercises
A national network of teachers
An online learning environment
The program consists of 16 learning modules.
It is possible to implement the program in different time limits. Recommended durations are one semester, academic year or calendar year. The operating time is defined according to the schedule of the educating institution. We are happy to guide you in good practices.
If this raised your interest, we will train the teachers to implement the program and to use the study materials. In other words, they do not need to have prior experience in the subject.
The program is an excellent route for working in a network in one’s own operating environment, or even to market one’s educational institution. Student companies are covered extensively in the national media every year.
Teacher, talk to your supervisor if you want to be the teacher responsible for the JA Company Program. Contact us and participate in our free-of-charge training. We will help you get started and support you in the implementation of the program.