JA It’s My Business! encourages students to use entrepreneurial thinking as they explore higher education and career choices. Students participate in fun, challenging activities such as an entrepreneurial quiz game, completing a blueprint for a teen club, participating in an auction of businesses, and creating entrepreneur profile cards.
The program targets students in Junior Secondary school (JSS 1-3). It is composed of six sessions, each 60 minutes in length. Materials are packaged in a self-contained kit that includes detailed plans for the volunteer and materials for 30 students.
Advertising, Apprentice, Auction, Auctioneer, Be creative and innovative, Believe in yourself, Bid, Business, Business plan, Civic responsibility, Customer, Entrepreneur, Entrepreneur profile, Fill a need, Know your customer and product, Market, Marketing, Profit, Self-taught, Social entrepreneur.
Active-listening, Analyzing information, Brainstorming, Creative thinking, Critical thinking, Decision making, Deductive reasoning, Estimating, Following directions, Group work, Interpreting information, Measuring, Money management, Oral and written communication, Problem solving, Self-assessment.