JA Finland’s (Junior Achievement Finland) goal is to advance entrepreneurial attitude and an active lifestyle among Finnish youths by increasing their knowledge of entrepreneurship, providing entrepreneurial experiences, enhancing readiness for working life and financial management skills.
Enterprises have the most important role in society. In addition to their valuable resources and economic value, enterprises create value to the surrounding society. Entrepreneurship creates new enterprises, jobs, and innovations. It is on this basis that economic growth is built on. Growth requires knowledge, which creates wellbeing. The success and growth of Finland requires a good operational environment and active operators. We need good partners so that we can build success for the coming decades together. We do this for the sake of children and youths and we want You to join us!
JA provides programs supporting entrepreneurship and consumer education for 7-25-year-olds through schools, universities, and other educational institutions. The programs are carried out as a part of the schools’ own curricula.
The JA Europe Model Organisation Award recognizes JA Finland for performing at high-quality standards and substantially contributing to strengthening JA in Europe.
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JA wishes to encourage and support schools to open their doors for the surrounding society. JA programs include pre-designed roles for business volunteers which make bridging the gap between schools and companies easier.