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 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
“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 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
“Through my involvement as a link teacher for the Company Programme I got to learn more about the entrepreneurship mentality, how businesses and companies work and how such an exposure as the Company Programme can affect positively young people.” 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
“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
“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
“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
“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