COMPANY PROGRAM CALENDAR
See below for important dates and deadlines for the Company Program Year. This will be updated throughout the year as needed. The Company Program calendar can be found at the bottom of the page and is best viewed on a computer.
Company Program Meetings
November 1 - April 1
Start: November 1-5 (depending on the day of the week your team meets)
End: March 28 - April 1
Extension Opportunity: April 4-8 (optional week to meet with your team)
Note: Interview Night and ventureON will take place after the program ends in April and May
December 20-31 (no meetings these two weeks)
Exam Break (Optional)
January 24 - 28
March 14-18 (no meetings this week, but Trade Show will be hosted this week)
Company Program Orientation
Wednesday, October 27, 2021, 5:00 PM - 6:30 PM
Virtual event on Hopin
Students and parents will learn more about the upcoming Company Program year, ask questions and network with other Company Program participants.
Student Management Training
Saturday, November 27, 2021, 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Students will learn about departmental roles, hear from speakers and participate in a team challenge.
Social Media Challenge Week
January 31 - February 4 2022
Students will post on social media each day to earn points for the Team Challenge. JA will provide the guidelines each day of what to post.
Battle of the Ads Workshop
February 2022 (Date and time TBC)
Students will learn what makes a great commercial so they can make one for their own business.
March Break 2022, (Date and time TBC)
All 40 student businesses will come together to pitch their products to guests and judges.
Week of April 25 (Date and time TBC)
Student award finalists will present to judges as to why they should win in their nominated award category.
Week of May 16(Date and time TBC)
End of year celebration to recognize students and teams for their achievements. Award winners are announced at this event.
All deadlines are due at 11:59 PM on the dates listed below. More information about each deadline and how to submit will be shared in the weekly emails.
Friday, November 12 - Last Day to Switch Teams
Request to switch teams here.
Friday, December 10 - Product Approval Form Due
The product approval form for your product/service is due to JA to approve on this date.
Friday, December 17 - Election Results and Updated Attendance List Due
Teams will fill out a form to update JA on their executive position election results. Teams will also send an updated student attendance list to JA.
Friday, January 21 - Business Plan and Fixed Cost #1 Due
Teams will submit a completed business plan for their product/service to JA. Teams will also submit their first fixed cost instalment of $75.
Friday, February 18 - Social Media & Trade Show Form Due
Teams will submit a form outlining their product/service for JA to use at Trade Show and to promote student teams on social media.
Friday, March 25 - Battle of the Ads Commercial Due
Students will submit their commercials for the Battle of the Ads competition. External judges will select a winner and the winning team will be announced at ventureON.
Friday, April 1 - Award Applications Due
Individual and team award applications are due.
Friday, April 8 - Final Report, Fixed Cost #2, Sales Tax, Final Attendance List, Yearbook Form Due
The end of program documents are due on this day which includes a final report, the second instalment of fixed costs of $75, Sales Tax (10% due to JA if your team made over $500 in profit), Final student attendance list, and the Yearbook form.
Thursday April 14 - Advisor Recognition Video and Advisor Award Applications Due
Advisor recognition and award applications (filled out by students) are due.