JA Central Ontario

133 Richmond St. W., Suite 405

Toronto, ON M5H 2L3

416-360-5252 | companyprogram@jacentralontario.org

© 2018 by JA Central Ontario.

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STUDENTS

BE INSPIRED.

BE INNOVATIVE.

BECOME AN ACHIEVER.

Since 1919, JA Company Program has taken students step-by-step through a process that works. Students partner with volunteer mentors and a group of 10-30 students to develop a business from start to finish.  During their JA journey they will grow their leadership skills, identify business opportunities, set goals, produce a business plan, create a marketing strategy, launch a product, sell to customers and report to shareholders. 

 

Any student across Central Ontario from Grades 9-12 can register for our free entrepreneurial after-school program. Please note, although there is no application process - spots in programs are first come, first serve so we encourage students to register early to get their preferred location choices. Programs begin at the end of October each year and run for 18 weeks.

 

"Junior Achievement has allowed me to find my career and given me opportunities to pursue it. Although you are an entrepreneur, you don’t necessarily have to be going into business. I myself will be doing Mechatronics engineering."

Parth Sareen, JA Achiever

WHY JOIN?

In Company Program you will not only learn how to run a business, but will also meet new friends, connect with mentors, network with professionals and gain skills and experience to help you land your first job in the career you decide to pursue.

WHY JOIN?

In Company Program you will not only learn how to run a business, but will also meet new friends, connect with mentors, network with professionals and gain the skills and experience to help land your first job in the career you want to pursue.

COMMITMENT

The program runs for 18 weeks from the end of October to mid-April and breaks for holidays in December and exams in January.

Students meet with their teams on the same day, once a week for 3 hours.

We ask that students commit to attending at least 80% of the program meetings. If you are unable to do so without an excused absence, you may be asked to leave the program.

 
 

BENEFITS

Company Program is a free program open to all high school students - no application process is required!

Discover additional Company Program benefits by click on the links below.

 

HOW TO REGISTER

  1. Click on the Blue Register button

  2. Select your location

  3. Enter your personal information

  4. You're done! Now wait for your advisors to contact you before your first meeting in October with additional details

Things to Note:

  • Registration opens in September on a first come, first served basis.

 
 
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