JA More Than Money™
Sponsor by HSBC

JA More Than Money, will meet the needs of a diverse group of students by providing engaging, academically enriching, and experiential learning sessions in economic education.

Following participation in the program, students will be able to :

  • Build on their understanding of money basics and apply that understanding to their daily lives.
  • Recognize the significance of money management in making informed life-decisions.

Program Sessions

Session One: Money in the Bank
Students learn to manage a bank account. They play the Community Game to reinforce their money-management skills and to better understand the role and importance of money in their lives.

Session Two: A Sense of Worth
Students identify businesses they can start or jobs they can perform to earn money. Activities focus on developing a positive work ethic. Students continue playing the Community Game to further understand the role of money in their lives.

Session Three: Balancing Act
Students identify personal skills and interests and connect them with possible business opportunities. Working in groups, students learn about market research and play the final round of the Community Game.

Session Four: Building a Business
Students explore their jobs skills and the types of businesses in which they are interested. They identify the basic steps for starting and operating a small business. Using this information, students develop a business plan.

Session Five: Get SMART
Students continue to practice saving and spending as business teams. The concept of making SMART consumer decisions is introduced through role-playing. Students work as teams to play Round One of the Business Game.

Session Six: What’s the Catch?
During the final session, students learn to recognize deceptive advertising and the importance of ethical business practices. Continuing to work as business teams, students conclude the program by playing Round Two of the Business Game.

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