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'.
“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
“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
“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.”
“I would just like to thank JAYE for the opportunity of the Company Programme. It was an incredible and life changing experience that really opened my eyes to the business world.”
“The Company Programme was a journey that had a beginning but no definitive end! It is the start to many more personal, and even, entrepreneurial learning experiences and challenges.”
“During the course of the Company Programme my view towards business and commerce overall has impacted my attitude in a positive way. An example of this is that since our idea was the first to be produced and available to the local market we had a large portion of the market share. This was shown in our sales at the … Read more
My name is Francesca Zammit and I was a team member of Bubble, a JAYE Company. My role in our company was the Financial Manager, taking care of the financial part of the company, besides coming up with the idea of developing our product to participate in this year’s (2015-2016) competition. Our Product “Greeting c… Read more
“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
“The Company Programme taught me a lot of things, especially about myself. It helped me realise more and more that I am a leader and that I am capable of taking decisions. It helped me improve my communication skills with those I was working with as well as helped me learn more how to work with a team. It taught me how… Read more