Personal life Planning
Introduces youth to knowledge, attitude and skills to successfully meet the challenges of adolescence and young adulthood and enhances their self-esteem and competency.
Entrepreneurship Master Class
A one-day session that encourages students to think about starting their own business as a career option and to identify the key entrepreneurial skills required. It introduces students to the free enterprise system through classroom introduction and active participation in a simulated setting where they have the opportunity to put into action the many concepts they have studied. Students are introduced to the concepts of opportunity costs, alternatives, scarcity, decision-making and operation of high quality business.
The Company Program is a comprehensive and fun program that allows students to set up and run their own business enterprise. With the support and guidance of professional volunteers from the Egyptian business community, students will learn to appreciate and better understand the role of business in Egyptian society.
CP takes students and their companies through four main stags; 1-organising the company, 2-developing a business plan, 3-managing the company, 4-liquidating the company. By organizing and operating an actual business of their choosing, students not only learn how businesses function, they also learn about the structure of Egypt’s free enterprise system and the benefits it provides.
Including activities as diverse as researching, interpreting data, negotiating, selling and reporting, CP allows students to experience first- hand the application of verbal, analytical and mathematical skills in a professional business setting.
CP can easily be set up as a supplemental module to other Injaz programs such as (Personal Economics or the Entrepreneurship master class, or as a stand –a lone program.
The program starts by introducing the notion that resources are limited and should be shared responsibly. The modules proceed to create the link between the student's daily life, resources and waste. The program then introduces pollution and how it is channeled again into every day life through air and water, resulting in health hazards.
Students are then taught about reuse and recycling and are encouraged to commit to more sustainable living.
It's My Business
This course emphasizes entrepreneurship while providing a strong focus on identifying the four entrepreneurial characteristics. They learn this through exploring the lives of entrepreneurs both past and present and by analyzing current examples of social entrepreneurs. During the course students also identify businesses they can start and they examine ways entrepreneurs use the four entrepreneurial characteristics to develop their business plan.
Students are encouraged to use critical thinking to learn entrepreneurial skills that support positive attitudes as they explore and enhance their career aspirations.
This course presents to students the importance of leadership and the impact of developing leadership skills in their professional and social lives. During the course, the characteristics of a leader are pointed out and discussed. Furthermore, the course provides the students with the chance to practice their leadership skills through the implementation of a project, which aims at developing the participating students’ local communities, under the supervision of the private sector volunteers. This course is available in two versions, school level and university level.
More than Money
The curriculum teaches students about earning, spending, sharing, and saving money, and businesses they can start or jobs they can perform to earn money. The program consists of a series of six sessions packaged in a portfolio of take-home flyers for students. All volunteer-led activities are done through games to ensure a great experience of differentiated learning.
Personal Economics (PE) is an interactive program that helps students appreciate the connection between school work and the real world by allowing them to practice some of the key skills needed for personal and professional success.
Consisting of 8-10 volunteer-led activities, ranging from “marketing yourself” to “personal budgeting” PE complements national school curricula by reinforcing economic concepts taught in social studies and mathematics classes. Designed to simulate real life situations is a fun and engaging way, the activities include assignments such as making business cards, completing job applications, creating a budget, calculating the cost of loan and reading a stock market table.
Through a balanced combination of discussion and application led by professional volunteers, PE allows students to learn how to make informed decisions about education, careers, spending, and investing and introduces them to new concepts through real world examples.
Students participate in challenging exercises to help them develop personal strategies to achieve lifelong learning pursuits and career opportunities. Team-building exercises test their problem solving and critical-thinking skills, as well as their ability to communicate, negotiate, and lead. Through engaging activities, they appreciate the importance of personal appearance, professional demeanor, punctuality, and written and oral communication.
Be Entrepreneurial, a new high school program, focuses on challenging students, through interactive classroom activities, to start their own entrepreneurial venture while still in high school. Be Entrepreneurial provides useful, practical content to assist students to transition into becoming productive, contributing members of society. This program makes entrepreneurship seem like a more attainable goal, It helps bring these ideas to life.
Be Innovative Camp
At the INJAZ-Egypt 'I camp', students gather in order to collaboratively address a specific business challenge and come up with ideas which would solve the challenge using the leadership, critical-thinking and team-work skills they have learned from JA's entrepreneurship and work-readiness curricula.
It is an intense experience for students. They are divided into teams that compete against each other through a set of educational activities and recreational games. The students are given a business challenge to which they have to propose a solution within a very limited time, given access to tools, information and resources with the help and guidance of trained professional volunteers from the private sector. The students will have the possibility to foster an understanding of the world of work and a spirit of entrepreneurship through the principle of learning by doing. They will be able to develop their interpersonal as well as problem-solving skills and learn to work under very tight deadlines.
The objective of the camp is built on providing recreational and educational activities through which the participants would learn several entrepreneurship skills and develop their team building skills. Activities are designed to considerably contribute to support initiative spirit and market skills of the participants.
The curriculum is designed to teach children that responsible, ethical behavior is the cornerstone of the free enterprise system. The course poses business ethical dilemmas that young people usually face in the business world. Participants discuss case studies where they try to solve those dilemmas.