Be Entrepreneurial

Teach students to launch businesses and drive the Canadian economy.

In this challenging job market, entrepreneurs are the key to job growth. Many Canadian youth have the passion to launch their own businesses to create jobs for themselves and others. However, the skills that young people need to run businesses aren’t taught in most schools.

JA's Be Entrepreneurial program inspires grade 9-12 students to imagine a business venture while still in school. Volunteers from the local business community partner with classroom teachers to ignite students' entrepreneurial spirit and help them create business plans.

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Access free online programs at the JA Campus

Programs offered on the JA Campus allow students to learn on an easy-to-use platform and test their knowledge through fun interactive exercises. This virtual learning space is free to use - set up your free account today!

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Use the links below for more information about getting involved with Be Entrepreneurial.

To check program availability, or for more information about Be Entrepreneurialcontact your local JA office.

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