Business Mentor (JA x AEF GoDigital)

Provide mentorship support to a team of secondary students in their journey of gaining hands-on experience with digital economy, and setting up and running the businesses in the digital world

Project Details

What we need

  • Join us for a briefing session on 6 Aug (7-8pm)
  • Looking for 15 Business Volunteers Workshop Facilitators who have digital marketing and business experiences (Volunteers with startup experience will be given priority)
  • Support one student team of 4-5 members through one-hour meeting per week in mid-August to mid-October 2021 (time negotiable with partner school)
  • Share experience and advice with students through the project of setting up and running the businesses in the digital world for gaining hands-on experience with digital economy
  • Attend two half-day simulation workshops on how to setup and run an online business with the students in August

Background

JA x AEF GoDigital Youth Challenge 2021 inspires students to get ready for the digital economy through entrepreneurial challenges. Through online quiz, exclusive workshops, mentorship & challenges, students will 1) Foster their spirit of entrepreneurship, 2) Enhance their creativity and problem-solving skills, 3) Learn core skills of the 21st century including creativity, critical thinking, learnability and collaboration, 4) Appreciate the many entrepreneurial possibilities available and develop confidence in finding their pathways to success, and 5) Gain hands-on experience with digital economy through setting up and running the businesses in the digital world.

What we have

Briefing session will be provided in August.

Project Period

14 Aug 2020 - 13 Nov 2020

Location

Remote / Selected Venues (Depending on the pandemic situation and government instructions)

Requirements

38hours in total

Time Commitment

Skills

  • Business Development
  • Business Planning
  • Business Strategy
  • Business Coaching
  • Coaching
  • Mentorship
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Digital Marketing
  • Design Thinking
  • Pitching

Language

  • Chinese (Cantonese)

About the Organization

Junior Achievement Hong Kong

Junior Achievement Hong Kong

www.jahk.org

Causes

EducationYouth

What we do

Junior Achievement Hong Kong (JA HK) is one of the 100+ members of JA Worldwide, and a leading provider of Other Learning Experiences in Hong Kong. Our programs enable young people to learn the world of work from the first-hand experience of business volunteers. Since our establishment in 2001, we have engaged the support of over 22,000 business volunteers from some 700 companies to serve more than 360,000 students from over 600 schools. As one of the world’s largest youth-serving NGOs, JA Worldwide prepares young people for employment and entrepreneurship. For 100 years, JA has delivered hands on, experiential learning in entrepreneurship, work readiness and financial literacy. We create pathways for employ ability, job creation, and financial success. Each year, our network of over 450,000 volunteers serves more than 10 million students in over 100 countries.

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