This experience inspires young people to be entrepreneurial, develops essential skills that make them valuable assets and helps them transition from school to the world of work.
JA Alumni who have completed the Company Programme and obtained an Entrepreneurial Skills Pass (ESP) certification have been be selected to join the Leaders-for-a-Day.
Dedicated to better preparing young people for the labour market, Leaders-for-a-Day engages them in a comprehensive real-life work experience to:
- Demonstrate the connection between education and successful careers.
- Introduce young people to the demands of the labour market and help them to build skills needed for success in the 21st-century workplace.
- Encourage the mentoring of young people by experienced professionals. Help expand their network and better position themselves for entering the labour market.
- Inspire a shared responsibility across all sectors for the development of a skilled, adaptable, and successful workforce that actively contributes to a dynamic and competitive economy.
JA Alumni who have completed the Company Programme and obtained an Entrepreneurial Skills Pass (ESP) certification will be selected to join the Leaders-for-a-Day. You will find the profiles of the students on this page. You can read about the experience of the students who participated in 2015 in this blog post.
Leaders-for-a-Day involves high-level leaders from various career paths and industries in sharing a day of their work life with a young person. While we are confirming the participation of this years’ leaders, you can read their impressions from the 2015 edition or hear what they had to say about the experience in our videos.