Round Rock High School

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JA It's My Business!® 

JA It's My Business provides students an opportunity to learn how to turn an idea into a business. The program introduces students to the process of design thinking as a problem- solving process and provides an authentic entrepreneurial experience for students with each session building toward a product-pitch competition. Volunteers help guide students through a business startup from its ideation, innovation, and market research through its design and prototyping.

  • Time Commitment: Meeting with your class once a week for 6 weeks

  • Training: Attend a JA Program Training where you'll receive materials and training prior to class.

  • Classes Start: with a full volunteer cohort

  • Class Times:

    • 10:43-12:14

JA Launch Lesson® 

JA Launch Lesson™ is a point-of-entry program delivered by community entrepreneurs. Students gain firsthand knowledge about starting a business and the entrepreneurial journey. During the one hour visit, a local entrepreneur will share what inspired them to start their own business as well as provide an overview of their professional journey. The purpose of a JA Launch Lesson is to engage students in an inspirational experience that explores entrepreneurship and highlights the opportunities, challenges and preparation required for success.

  • Time Commitment: One, 1 hour visit to the school to deliver your JA Launch Lesson.

  • Training: Not Required- work with JA to understand the purpose and perfect your presentation

  • Class Times: Fashion Design I Classes- pick your day of the week

    • 9:05-10:35

    • 12:30-2:34

    • 2:42-4:20