WHAT IS THE COMPANY PROGRAMME?
The Company Programme is where you (a 6th form student) will learn how to take a business idea from concept to reality.
Supported by expert volunteer’s and advisers from the local business community, you will learn to take responsibility for the success of your company and gain skills in:
- Financial control
The programme runs from October to May and is broken up into three modules - Module 1, Module 2 and Module 3.
A certificate of participation is awarded to all students (Achievers) who complete the programme.
The Company Programme culminates in the HSBC Company of the Year Finals and Awards night when the best performing JAYE Malta mini-company is announced as the winner of the national competition. Titleholders then progress to the JA Europe Company of the Year Competition to be held in Croatia in late July 2018 and get the unique opportunity to compete on an international stage!
WHAT DO THE THREE MODULES ENTAIIL?
You will raise share capital and call an annual general meeting to declare your dividends and submit a report to your shareholders at the end of the scholastic year.
In your team you will develop a business idea in the form of a product or service, as well as:
- Conduct research
The Company Programme is recognised by the European Commission Enterprise Directorate General as a 'Best Practice in Entrepreneurship Education'.
“My role was as the Company Secretary taking minutes during our meetings. I appreciated working in a team, where we had enough time to share our ideas. We also tried to understand each others problems. The event that I enjoyed most was the Trade Fair, which gave us the opportunity to sell our product, which was handmad… Read more
“JAYE offers learning by doing; an opportunity to tap into the business world with professional mentors and JAYE staff that guide and form tomorrow’s business leaders. The business world can be a very tough place to be and many would be either lost or scared at attempting to setting up a business. The Company Programme… Read more
“Looking back, I can say that the JAYE Company Programme has taught me a lot in such little time. The programme creates various realistic business situations which test your knowledge and abilities. Such situations help students become better at problem-solving. The formal documents such as the Business Plan and Final … Read more
“Looking back, I now realise that participating in Junior Achievement Young Enterprise was the beginning of everything for me. It changed my path. It landed me jobs with amazing bosses that made me the CEO and business owner I am today.”
“Through the Company Programme I was given the opportunity to meet many interesting people, not only from my own school, but from sixth forms around Malta, thus making the journey much more pleasurable. Taking part in this programme has helped me develop in may ways, before being Managing Director of my team I had ne… Read more
“I would first of all like to thank everyone at JAYE for this experience, since without their dedication I do not believe that Maltese young entrepreneurs would have such an amazing platform to bring their business ideas into fruition. I started the Company Programme back in October with very low expectations. As a … Read more
“Choosing to make Xzibit a social enterprise is one of the choices I’m most proud of. Through our own company and seeing the other social teams around Europe, we learnt the importance of customer satisfaction and how starting up a business is not all about making a profit but is also about making a difference in people’… Read more
“The JAYE Company Program has been a fantastic experience. Starting from the first meeting up until the final presentation, I couldn’t have asked for a better way to be introduced to the world of business. I have always been interested to further my studies into the accounting/business world, and after this Company Pro… Read more
“The competition proved to be a fruitful journey in which I was given the opportunity to apply the skills acquired throughout primary and secondary education and simulate the world of business with the aim to become an established entrepreneur. An event that stood out was that of the trade fair where our product was ac… Read more