|Pillars of Student Success||
|Program Implementation||Program Grade-Level|
|Classroom Based||Grades 9-12|
|Program Concepts||Program Skills|
|Advertisement, Business plan, Competitive advantages, Customer, Demographic, Entrepreneur, Entrepreneurial spirit, Ethical dilemma, Ethics, Financing, Franchise, Long- vs. short-term consequences, Management, Market, Market needs, Marketing, Nonprofit business, Product, Product development, Profit, Social entrepreneur, Social responsibility, Stakeholder, Voting||Advertisement, Business plan, Competitive advantages, Customer, Demographic, Entrepreneur, Entrepreneurial spirit, Ethical dilemma, Ethics, Financing, Franchise, Long- vs. short-term consequences, Management, Market, Market needs, Marketing, Nonprofit business, Product, Product development, Profit, Social entrepreneur, Social responsibility, Stakeholder, Voting|
Students are introduced to the elements of successful business start-ups, myths and facts about entrepreneurship, and early product development.
Students continue to develop their product or service idea by analyzing various sources of successful entrepreneurial ventures, culminating in their selection of a product or service as the basis of their business plan.
Students examine how market needs and demographics contribute to successful entrepreneurial ventures.
Students learn the importance of intentionally selecting and applying competitive advantages to an entrepreneurial venture.
Students apply competitive advantages to entrepreneurial ventures.
Students learn to anticipate ethical dilemmas and consider consequences in making ethical business decisions.
Students apply the six elements of successful start-ups for their products and services.
Diane Dang, Assistant Principal
"I saw the passion in their learning, & how it changed their lives & thinking of the world around them. I love JA!!!"
Finance Park Student
"Before JA Finance Park this stuff seemed impossible. Now it (financial independence) is in reach."
JA Finance Park Volunteer
"[The benefit of participating was] knowing I’m providing a better understanding of what adult life will be like."
Jay Calhoun, JA Alumni & JA Tulsa Board Member
"JA provided a solid foundation in leadership, economics and entrepreneurship as tools to achieve my goals."
"Junior Achievement taught me that everyone can be successful if you really work hard."