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JA Be Entrepreneurial Event

May 23, 2019
Columbus Club of St. Thomas, 265 Wellington Street, St. Thomas

 

Empowering Grade 9-12 students with entrepreneurship
St. Thomas area high schools are invited to register students to participate in this exciting one-day entrepreneurial event!

Space is limited and registrations will be accepted on a first-come first-served basis. 

 

Thursday, May 23rd, 2019

9:45 am - 1:30 pm

Columbus Club of St. Thomas,

265 Wellington Street, St. Thomas

** Bus stipend and lunch provided

 

Canadian youth are growing up in a time in which spending is easier than ever and debt is a way of life.

The JA Be Entrepreneurial program introduces Grade 9 -12 students to entrepreneurship and provides them with practical lessons to assist students as they envision and build upon their own entrepreneurial ideas.

 

In this interactive program students will:

· Gain access to local entrepreneurial role models and learn from their experiences

· Examine critical business processes such as how to decide on an innovative product or service to deliver

· Describe how businesses interact with the community and why entrepreneurs are essential to Canadian society and our economy

· Utilize key concepts like competitive advantage and target market

· Understand that detailed planning is necessary to start a successful business

· Develop an awareness of resources available to young entrepreneurs

 

By the end of the program, students will have a an understanding of how entrepreneurship could be a potential career option for them. 

 

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How We Achieve

JA graduates are 50% more likely to open a business.*

*The Boston Consulting Group (2011 report)


 

For more information, contact Brittany Miller at b.miller@jalondon.org or 519-439-4201 x.223. 

Our mission is to inspire and prepare young people to succeed in a global economy.