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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“For me the whole JAYE experience was an amazing learning and socialising exercise. Being in my early teaching years, I had the opportunity to venture beyond curriculur horizons and explore together with the students, the working world out there. I also got to know people from different backgrounds and with interesti… Read more
“A very positive experience… especially in the role of a Business Advisor. Seeing the enthusiasm of the students participating in the programme gives you the necessarily drive to support this programme and support these students.”
“I believe that participating in this JAYE Programme has been very fruitful personally. It helped me get an insight of how a business is actually run by not only providing theoretical education but especially through hands-on learning and activities. The Company Programme also helped me become more aware about my skill… 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
“This experience has not only given us skills related to the commerce sector, but other important and intrinsic values that form our personality.”
“Our experience in JAYE was one which not only gave us a better understanding of the business world but also taught us how to work in it. As a Social Enterprise we were able to get a sense of pride by giving back to society. It has truly been a great journey.”
“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
“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.”