Junior Achievement – Case Study in Disruption

Guests: Mike Davis & Mark James

Junior Achievement is celebrating its 100-year anniversary this year. It has combined a proven track record of delivering powerful content with new groundbreaking approaches for delivery including partnering with businesses, educators, government, and the community to prepare young people for success in their lives and careers. It serves as a case study for disruption. It is finding novel ways to solve education and workforce development challenges that face our communities today and going forward. 1. JA is finding solutions that integrate education, business, government, and non-profit sectors to develop K-12 grade students who will make up the workforce of the future. 2. JA is delivering programs that prepare young adults to be job ready upon graduation from high school. They are piloting programs that integrate industry specific skills and soft skills. This program is delivered by aligning the needs of businesses, educators and students.


Mike Davis and Mark James

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Leadership Development, Leading with Care, Research, VUCA and Disruption, Workforce Development


Workforce development, Success in life and careers, 100-year anniversary, Junior Achievement,