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'.
“Aiming towards a career in the business world, the JAYE competition has allowed me to view a new side to entrepreneurship. This amazing experience has left me with necessary skills to understand what opening a business is all about, and how to go about it. The goals set by our company, could only be reached by outstan… 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.”
“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 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
This is a testimonial
“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
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
“JAYE was a great experience not only because it helped me learn about what it is like to have the responsibility of managing a business but because I had the opportunity to make new friends and meet new people. It is a unique experience which I will recommend to anyone as it truly did help me bridge the gap between … 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