A Business of Our Own

Introducing Grade 3-6 Students to the Possibilities of Business

Entrepreneurs drive the Canadian economy, strengthen communities and create jobs.

In JA’s A Business of Our Own program, grade 3-6 students put on entrepreneurial hats and run their own retail business. Students learn how to start a business, produce and promote their products, track their finances and manage a team. Volunteers from the local business community use experiential blended learning and game-based technology to engage students and ignite their passion for business. In addition to in-class lessons, budding entrepreneurs are now able to continue learning at home through JA's online business simulation.

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