Dane County Junior Achievement Business Challenge

  • 6000 American Parkway Madison, WI, 53783 United States

Join Magnet at the Junior Achievement Business Challenge. Your volunteering will inspire and prepare young people to succeed in a global economy through volunteer-led, hands-on activities that reinforce the concepts of work readiness, entrepreneurship, and financial literacy.

When: The Business Challenge will take place on Thursday, February 16, 2017 from 8:30 AM to 2:30 PM

Volunteers will participate in a training leading up to the event: Tuesday, January 31st, 6-7pm

What is the JA Business Challenge?

• Business strategy tournament where high school students run a virtual business

• 50 to 60 of the top students in Madison area compete

• 25 to 30 volunteers from the business community serve as student team mentors

• Top 2 teams win local scholarships and advance to the Wisconsin JA Business Challenge. The Wisconsin champions advance to JA USA national competition

Here’s What Past Mentors Say about the Experience

• “It was a wonderful simulation of what students will encounter in business and a great chance to network with professionals.”

• “My favorite part was seeing the students take an interest in the competition and seeing them learn as they go.”

• “It was reinvigorating to spend the day with energetic youth!”

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