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'.
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“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
“The JAYE experience provides students an excellent platform to nurture and develop the skills and confidence necessary to become effective team members, communicators and presenters of their ideas and related projects. The students definitely gained a better understanding of entrepreneurship and business. The positive… 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 JAYE experience teaches people what it is like in the real world of business. How to apply the theory one learns at school in practice. Being part of a team like Starling has helped me understand and acquire many skills such as that of communication and self-reliance. I was able to understand what it was like to b… 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
“My time in JAYE can be summed up as a very positive learning experience which I will treasure throughout my life. The process was more important than the outcome, and winning was just a bonus.”
“The Company Programme has developed me as a person by helping to boost my confidence. I am more open to putting my views across as well as taking criticism. I now feel very confident speaking in public. My involvement in the Company Programme has also helped me better understand my own strengths and weaknesses. I have… 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
“This experience has not only given us skills related to the commerce sector, but other important and intrinsic values that form our personality.”
“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