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1 YE Company Programme 2013/14 Training Menu Essential Training Introduction to YE (New LT and BA) Start of Year Briefing Mid Year Briefing Further Training Company of the Year Competition Select a box to start the training session End of Year Briefing OCR Qualifications Social EnterpriseEngaging Students CashFlows Company Programme Website Evaluation

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3 Main Menu For New CP Business Advisers and Link Teachers Introduction to Young Enterprise

4 Main Menu Company Programme at a glance Real company Up to one academic year Plan, design and sell a product or service 6 to 25 company members Run in or out of the curriculum Learning by doing Attend Board Meetings Support team Click here to watch a video about the Company Programme

5 Main Menu Real impact on CP alumni Independent evaluation findings: Better future earnings Developed employability skills and attitudes More passionate about their jobs Twice as likely to start their own business More successful in their careers Show increased social responsibility

6 Main Menu Volunteers Come from all walks of life Potential rewards Safeguards –Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) Checks – previously CRB –Volunteer registration form (VR Number) –Volunteer Code of Conduct Volunteer Portal –www.young-enterprise.org.uk/volunteerportal

7 Main Menu More information Contact your local YE representative Visit Phone Follow us:

8 End of Session Click the arrow to return to the Company Programme Training Menu

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10 Main Menu For CP Business Advisers and Link Teachers YE Company Programme Start of Year Briefing

11 Main Menu Agenda Introductions Company Programme Overview Link Teacher and Business Adviser roles Starting the company Running the company OCR Qualification Company of the Year Competition Evaluation Support

12 Main Menu Agenda Introductions About Young Enterprise (YE) Who’s who? Programmes Volunteers

13 Main Menu Young Enterprise UK’s largest business education charity Over 50 Years’ experience 220,000 young people each year 5,000 volunteers from over 3,500 companies Learning by Doing YE Mission To inspire and prepare young people to achieve their potential and succeed in business.

14 Main Menu Worldwide dimension Junior Achievement Worldwide JA-YE Europe

15 Main Menu Who’s Who? YE Board of Trustees Chairman – Ian Smith Local Volunteer Boards / Task Groups YE Senior Leadership Group CEO – Michael Mercieca Local YE Programme and Delivery Staff YE Support Office Oxford

16 Main Menu Programmes (ages 4 to 25) Primary –Classroom based programmes Secondary/Further Education –Classroom based programmes –Company based programmes (Team, Company, Start Up) Higher Education –Company based programme

17 Main Menu Company Programme at a glance Real company Up to one academic year Plan, design and sell a product or service 6 to 25 company members Run in or out of the curriculum Learning by doing Attend Board Meetings Support team

18 Main Menu Aims and objectives In brief, Company Programme students will: Develop personal skills Gain an understanding of how business works Gain an understanding of the wealth creation process

19 Main Menu Key features Volunteer Mentors Company Programme Online Insurance and legal structure Social Enterprise option Student events, workshops and trade fairs OCR Certificate in Enterprise Local, National and European Competitions Alumni Network Enterprise without Borders Evaluation embedded in delivery

20 Main Menu Two company types 1.Traditional model - Limited Company 2.Social Enterprise model - Community Interest Company Same benefits and experience on registration for Click here for further Social Enterprise Training

21 Main Menu Link Teacher (LT) role Facilitator and Communicator Register the company online Logistics and Administration Support Business Adviser(s) Support Students Manage Qualification Arrangements Promotion

22 Main Menu Business Adviser (BA) role Work with a group of students Give advice & constructive feedback Apply knowledge and skills Be a motivator Communicate with LT See the code of conduct Click here for further training on Engaging with Students

23 Main Menu Support for the LT/BA Physical Resources –BA/LT Guide –Company Programme website –Legal Responsibilities Document –OCR Brief –Competition Criteria Other Resources –Training Events –Fellow LT/BA –Link Board Member –YE Manager

24 Main Menu Company Programme cycle Recruit students Getting started Registration Sales and Trade Fairs OCR Assignment and Exam Company of the Year Competition Ending the year Liquidation Deadline May to September July to September August to October From October Spring April to July May to July 31 July

25 Main Menu Materials & Resources Start-up Pack (Contains 12 copies welcome brochures ) Business Adviser/Link Teacher Guide Company Admin Box YE Website

26 Main Menu Getting started Start up pack contents: Registration Document Welcome Brochures –Programme Introduction –Basic outline of first three meetings –Function Roles –Programme Website –Legal Responsibilities in brief

27 Main Menu First meeting Led by the Business Adviser Introductions Set expectations Consider function roles Company name Registration (see next slides) Weekly meetings

28 Main Menu Registration You must not trade until registration is complete Register online using the teacher address Need information from the registration form

29 Main Menu Registration activates: The despatch of the programme kit –Administration Box Access to the website –LT will be ed the student’s passwords to distribute –BA will be ed if this is entered at registration Approval to start trading –Certificate of Incorporation –Insurance certificate

30 Main Menu Administration Box contents Share Books Certificate of Incorporation Insurance Certificate Ompany registration Invoice Letters to MD, LT, BA, Parents HSBC Bank information Legal Responsibilities and Insurance Cover Competition criteria Product stickers Business card sheets

31 Main Menu Programme website

32 Main Menu Website contents My Messages Company Calendar Company Tasks Company Resources Company Blog Company Profile Comp. Member Profiles Evaluation Platform General Guidance Function Guidance Read FAQs Submit a Question Company Tools Guidance FAQs Glossary Forms & downloads Company Accounts BA/LT Forum YE Company Network

33 Main Menu User accounts Separate accounts for each member (incl LT and BA) Log in details generated after programme registration LT ed student usernames and passwords –LT address taken from registration –BA ed a password if address entered at registration Changing details: –Making the password memorable – ‘My Account’ –Setting permission levels – ‘Set Permissions’ –Changing/updating Company Name– ‘Edit registration details’ –Updating student details - ‘Edit registration details’ Click here for Company Programme Website Training

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35 Main Menu Online documents Mem & Articles Business Card file for printing Certificate of Incorporation Insurance Certificate Invoice Automatically generated for each company Can be downloaded and printed: –Company Home  Company Resources

36 Main Menu Second meeting Led by the Business Adviser Complete on-line evaluation (see next slide) Elect Directors Company Administration –Administration box –Memorandum and Articles of Association Programme website Idea generation (see separate slide) Bank account Brief MD

37 Main Menu Click here for further Evaluation Information Complete online evaluation Students, Link Teachers and Business Advisers MUST complete the pre-programme survey Accessed via programme website Short surveys for students, Link Teachers and Advisers Students will be able to quantify their distance travelled –Mid and End of Year Certificates –Mandatory for entering the YE competition

38 Main Menu Choosing a product or service You MUST read and adhere to the Legal Responsibilities and Insurance Cover Commonly contravened rules are in these areas: –Food and drink - humans and animals –Cosmetics and beauty preparations –Alcohol and tobacco –Electrical items –Prize draws, raffles and gambling –Promoting that you will donate profits to charities Further guidance is available on the CP website

39 Main Menu Third meeting and onwards Led by the Managing Director Agree on product or service Business plan Operations plan Raise capital (see next slide) Production Marketing and Sales Finance Records Record Achievement

40 Main Menu Stage 2: Planning Oct th/5th Company meeting –Managing Director now leads the company –BA acts as mentor & consultant –LTs update website with Board roles Next few Company meetings –Students develop their business & production plans –Carry out market research –Investigate sales opportunities –Write Business Plan for competition deadline –BAs ensure students are following legal and insurance guidelines

41 Main Menu Stage 3 – Up and Running Oct-Nov 2012 Routine weekly meetings –Agenda issued in advance, minutes afterwards –Fully communicate and discuss –All students attend, review progress & make decisions –May be additional ‘production’ sessions Encourage all students to be involved May need school staff cover BAs –Support, motivate, guide – perhaps cajole and set objectives! –Let the students run the company and make their own mistakes –Try to ensure something happens

42 Main Menu Rules & Guidelines Contracts and Cheques in excess of £200, must be countersigned by an Adviser or the Link Teacher/Lecturer Company Secretary & MD must be familiar with Legal Responsibilities and Insurance Cover £10m product and public liability insurance policy – prohibited products (see Guidance section online): –Mechanically propelled vehicles; –Explosive gases, helium balloons, fireworks; –Drugs, pharmaceutical products; Crop Spraying; –Aircraft control; Animal Consumption; Beauty products; Products with mains electricity supply; Alcohol or tobacco; Travel Agent, Tour Operators or Taxi Service; –Production of foodstuffs

43 Main Menu Rules & Guidelines Cash, cheques and approved debit payment systems only (Cashflow) External websites must follow the guidance on the fact sheet No sponsorship of YE companies - except as a contribution to the registration fee

44 Main Menu Company finances Shares –500 1 pound per share –Each Director must own at least one share in the company –Maximum 25 shares per person Banking Registration Fee - £80 YE VAT – 20% YE Corporation Tax – 10% Liquidation and money

45 Main Menu Sales and Trade Fairs YE Trade Fairs: Organised by local Boards or YE Managers –Local –National –European Meet other YE companies Exhibit & sell to the public Check website for opportunities Explore your own opportunities to trade with the public

46 Main Menu Enterprise without Borders Extra dimension – no cost Form partners with JA companies in Europe EwB website Profile products abroad Trade Internationally Twinning teachers and schools EwB Teacher and Students Awards

47 Main Menu YE Company Competition 2014 Annual Celebration of Achievements Levels: –Local –Regional (June) –UK Company of the Year Competition (July) –JA-YE Europe Company of the Year Competition (July) One winner progresses at each stage Other awards supported by businesses Standard judging criteria Click here to watch highlights of the 2013 UK Final 2013 UK Winners

48 Main Menu Other awards and competitions National/European Opportunities: –JA/YE Social Enterprise Competition –EwB Teacher and Students Awards –Cisco Human Networking Award (ICT) –Telegraph New Media Award Details sent to teams Other opportunities posted throughout the year

49 Main Menu Young Enterprise qualifications Administered by OCR –The 2014 YE Exam will be the final opportunity for Centres to participate in the existing YE qualification –Developing a portfolio based qualification for pilot in 2015 Usual fees apply 4 Levels –Entry Level – 4 units – centre assessed –Levels 1 to 3 - single unit - timetabled exam (Spring) Level 3 awarded UCAS points (20 to 40) Brief Admin Guide OCR liaises with Examination Officers Click here for OCR Qualifications Training

50 Main Menu Top tips from experienced BAs ‘Get the company registered straight away and open the bank account…’ ‘Insist on excellent behaviours & attitudes in the board room’ ‘Meeting discipline (using the Stone of Speech or similar) can help with disorganised groups.’ ‘Encourage a ‘recruitment’ process for Senior roles –To match strengths with roles –With clear guidelines for removal of misfits… –Because competence for roles is not considered enough early on…’ ‘Good planning disciplines from Day 1 –Ensure students plan their time effectively –Make sure actions are clearly defined with owners and deadlines. –Review actions at the end of each meeting.’

51 Main Menu More top tips… ‘Share a project timeline to remind them of key dates and deadlines…’ ‘Ensure clear finance procedures are in place - checked & reported to each meeting’… ‘Review stocks, consumption & replenishment plans at each meeting…’ ‘Get them selling in school; then outside the school gates - and watch them fly!!!’ ‘Review sales events to encourage learning from what works and what doesn’t…’ ‘Build the students’ confidence throughout the process - they should feel their opinions are valued and respected’

52 Main Menu And more… ‘Encourage use of YE web based materials’ ‘Let them 'Learn by Doing‘ & allow space & opportunity for (so- called) 'failure’.’ ‘Set up a means of communication that actually works with the student group’ ‘Be encouraging, be helpful – but don’t do it for them…’ ‘Being a business advisor is all about holding back from commenting until the team are either ready to listen or they realise it's time to seek advice from the BA. We have to be listeners…’

53 Main Menu Support Refer to the programme website: Contact your local YE representative: Phone Follow us:

54 Main Menu End of Session Click the arrow to return to the Company Programme Training Menu

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56 Main Menu For CP Business Advisers and Link Teachers YE Company Programme Mid Year Briefing

57 Main Menu Agenda Introductions YE Qualifications Evaluation Company Competitions –YE Company of the Year –Other Competitions Winding up the company

58 Main Menu Young Enterprise qualifications Administered by OCR –The 2014 YE Exam will be the final opportunity for Centres to participate in the existing YE qualification –Developing a portfolio based qualification for pilot in 2015 Usual fees apply 4 Levels –Entry Level – 4 units – centre assessed –Levels 1 to 3 - single unit - timetabled exam (Spring) Level 3 awarded UCAS points (20 to 40) Brief Admin Guide OCR liaises with Examination Officers

59 Main Menu Sept onwards Date TBC (March) Date TBC (April) Date TBC (May) Date TBC (June) Register Centre (if not done so before) Decide student levels Case study available on OCR website Entry deadline for level 1, 2 and 3 Exam case studies and papers sent Examination date Exam results sent to centre OCR 2013/14 Calendar Click here for further OCR Training

60 Main Menu Click here for further Evaluation Information Complete online evaluation Students MUST complete the mid-programme survey Accessed via programme website Short survey Used to quantify distance travelled Generates Student Certificates –Download PDF from website Generates Company Certificate –Download PDF from website –Mandatory for entering the YE competition

61 Main Menu YE Company Competition 2014 Annual Celebration of Achievements Levels: –Local –Regional (June) –UK Company of the Year Competition (July) –JA-YE Europe Company of the Year Competition (July) One winner progresses at each stage Other awards supported by businesses Standard judging criteria Click here to watch highlights of the 2013 UK Final 2013 UK Winners

62 Main Menu Competition process 3 Elements –Company Report and Accounts –Trade Stand and Interview –Presentation Briefing for each level Independent Judges Consistent Judging Criteria Scores not disclosed Click here for further Competition Information

63 Main Menu Other awards and competitions National/European Opportunities: –JA/YE Social Enterprise Competition –EwB Teacher and Students Awards –Cisco Human Networking Award (ICT) –Telegraph New Media Award Details sent to teams Other opportunities posted throughout the year

64 Main Menu Prepare to wind up the company Takes much longer than you might imagine Set a target date for liquidation Process: –Produce Final Report and Accounts –Hold an AGM Repay Shareholders (with Dividend) –Liquidate the Company - 31 July deadline Pay outstanding YE VAT & Corporation Tax Insurance cover ends Close Bank Account

65 Main Menu Further information Refer to the programme website: Contact your local YE representative: Phone Follow us:

66 Main Menu End of Session Click the arrow to return to the Company Programme Training Menu

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68 Main Menu For CP Business Advisers and Link Teachers YE Company Programme End of Year Briefing

69 Main Menu Agenda Introductions Winding up the Company Evaluation Preparing for Next Year

70 Main Menu Winding up the company Takes much longer than you might imagine Set a target date for liquidation Process: 1.Produce Final Report and Accounts 2.Hold Annual General Meeting (AGM) 3.Liquidate the Company 4.Complete evaluation

71 Main Menu Produce Final Reports & Accounts Produce Annual Report –Demonstrate lessons learned –Show achievements Prepare Company Accounts –Use CP website –Audited and signed by Business Adviser

72 Main Menu Hold AGM Annual General Meeting Invite Shareholders Present Annual Report Repay Shareholders (with Dividend) Donate to Charity (if applicable)

73 Main Menu Liquidation A final company meeting is normally arranged –Complete all the required processes –Pay outstanding debts –Pay outstanding YE VAT & YE Corporation Tax –Close Bank Account –Close websites –Thank and congratulate everyone involved 31 st July deadline –Insurance cover ends at this date

74 Main Menu Click here for further Evaluation Information Complete online evaluation Students, Link Teachers & Business Advisers MUST complete the End of Programme survey Accessed via programme website Short survey Used to quantify distance travelled Generates Certificate of Achievement –Download PDF from website –Shows pre- and post- scores across 8 competencies

75 Main Menu Preparing for next Year Encourage students to develop a plan to promote YE to other pupils Recruitment should take place as early as possible Students can use the summer to plan Set a date for the first meeting Consider your involvement next year

76 Main Menu Further information Refer to the programme website: Contact your local YE representative: Phone Follow us:

77 Main Menu End of Session Click the arrow to return to the Company Programme Training Menu

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79 Main Menu For CP Business Advisers and Link Teachers Company Programme Website Briefing

80 Main Menu Company Programme website

81 Main Menu User Accounts Separate accounts for each member (incl LT and BA) Log in details generated after programme registration –LT ed student usernames and passwords –LT address taken from registration –BA will be ed their password if address is entered at registration My Account –Link at the top right of the page when logged in –Change passwords, company name, student and contact details

82 Main Menu Permissions LT or BA assigns Managing Director MD edits permissions settings for students Some features restricted e.g. finance LT and BA have full access, plus access to their own areas LT and BA can monitor and support students

83 Main Menu Login Enter username and password

84 Main Menu Homepage

85 Main Menu Website contents My Messages Company Calendar Company Tasks Company Resources Company Blog Company Profile Comp. Member Profiles YE Company Network General Guidance Function Guidance Read FAQs Submit a Question Company Tools Guidance FAQs Glossary Forms & downloads Company Accounts BA/LT Forum

86 Main Menu Company Messages

87 Main Menu Company Calendar

88 Main Menu Company Tasks

89 Main Menu Company Resources

90 Main Menu Company Accounts Create online Ledgers: –Receipts –Payments –Debtors –Creditors Generate Financial Reports: –Monthly, interim and final –Summary Extended Trial Balance –Profit and Loss Account –Balance Sheet

91 Main Menu Company Profile

92 Main Menu Company Member Profiles

93 Main Menu YE Network

94 Main Menu Posts to other companies

95 Main Menu Guidance General Guidance –Introduction –Running Your Company (the Company Cycle) –Themes –Rules and Guidelines –YETube Function Specific Guidance –Video Page –Resources –Progress Check –Adviser/Link Teacher guidance Glossary Forms and Downloads Search Engine

96 Main Menu Frequently Asked Questions Grouped by function roles and topic Submit a new question Alumni/Experts have the opportunity to answer questions

97 Main Menu BA/LT Forum Message Board View old comments Submit a new topic

98 Main Menu Further Information Contact your local YE representative: Phone Follow us:

99 Main Menu End of Session Click the arrow to return to the Company Programme Training Menu

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101 Main Menu For CP Business Advisers and Link Teachers YE Company of the Year Competition Briefing

102 Main Menu Agenda Introduction to the YE Company of the Year Competition Available Awards Eligibility Process –Company Report –Trade Stand and Interview –Presentation Hints and Tips

103 Main Menu YE Company Competition 2014 Annual Celebration of Achievements Levels: –Local –Regional (June) –UK Company of the Year Competition (July) –JA-YE Europe Company of the Year Competition (July) One winner progresses at each stage Other awards supported by businesses Standard judging criteria Click here to watch highlights of the 2013 UK Final 2013 UK Winners

104 Main Menu Available awards One Company Winner at each stage Other awards supported by businesses –Varies depending on local support –e.g. best trade stand, presentation, innovation etc Other competitions available throughout the year e.g. –JA/YE Social Enterprise Competition –EwB Teacher and Students Awards –Cisco Human Networking Award (ICT) –Telegraph New Media Award

105 Main Menu Eligibility Completed Registration & fee paid Submitted Company Report as per requirements Submitted a copy of the evaluation mid-year certificate Paid YE VAT & Corporation Tax Not exceeded authorised share capital Complied with operating regulations Not traded in prohibited products Not participating for a second time (students or companies) Companies failing to comply with these regulations will be marked down by judges. YE reserves the right to disqualify any company that has operated outside the law or dangerously.

106 Main Menu Competition process 3 Elements –Company Report and Accounts –Trade Stand and Interview –Presentation Briefing for each level Consistent Judging Criteria Independent Judges Scores not disclosed

107 Main Menu Indicators Innovation and Entrepreneurship Marketing Selling and Customer Focus Product / Service Development Financial Performance Teamwork and Communications Objective Setting, Planning/Review and Problem Solving Skills and Understanding Social, Ethical and Environmental Company Administration

108 Main Menu Company report Summary of team’s year in business Must be written by company members Submitted in advance Be innovative and original, but adhere to all rules - see next slide Guidance and recommended approach: –Cohesive report on performance –individual and team lessons learnt –highlight achievements and include special activities –show company structure –Use photos

109 Main Menu Company report rules Written by the company Not based on a previous template 10 sides of A4 maximum –no additional appendices –cover is in addition to the 10 pages - must include certain details –pg1 must have a contents list and executive summary –signed accounts showing YE VAT and Tax Body copy size to be 12 point minimum. Submitted in accordance with organiser brief The judging panel may mark the company down should the report not comply with the rules

110 Main Menu Trade Stand and Interview Trade Stands –Produced and/or funded by the company –Ensure Compliance Should show name of company, area board etc Correct dimensions –Encourage Visual Appeal Interviews –Students only –May take place at trade stand or in a separate room

111 Main Menu Company presentation Summarise key experiences and achievements Four minutes maximum (UK level) Verbal presentation supported with an electronic presentation –video clips, animations and music may be used –Business like style Up to 5 members Visual aids Practice Ensure compliance with given guidance –Eg duration, submitting files in advance etc

112 Main Menu Hints and tips Convey your strengths Bring the highs and lows to life Read and understand the criteria and indicators ASAP View videos of previous UK Competition Events –Programme Website –YouTube Channel Speak to experienced Teachers/Business Advisers Manage expectations Encourage teams to enjoy the opportunity to showcase their business

113 Main Menu Further Information Refer to the programme website: Contact your local YE representative: Phone Follow us:

114 Main Menu End of Session Click the arrow to return to the Company Programme Training Menu

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116 Main Menu For CP Business Advisers and Link Teachers YE Company Programme OCR Qualifications Briefing

117 Main Menu Agenda Introductions YE Qualifications at a glance Calendar Administration Process Case study OCR Support

118 Main Menu YE qualifications Administered by OCR QCF accredited Restricted to CP participants Designed to recognise achievement in Company Programme Suite of Qualifications The 2014 YE Exam will be the final opportunity for Centres to participate in the existing YE qualification Developing a portfolio based qualification for pilot in 2015

119 Main Menu YE qualifications continued Funding –From 2013, funding is per learner rather than per qualification Delivery –Timetabled activity only - Incorporated in to a study programme –Must meet expiry dates for entry and certification Assessment –Entry Level 3 – pass or fail –Levels 1, 2 & 3– pass, merit or distinction –Level 3 also 20, 30 or 40 UCAS points Fees –Consult the OCR Fees List

120 Main Menu Suite of Qualifications TitleGLHCreditsAssessment OCR Entry Level Award for Young Enterprise (Entry 3) Unit 1 Identifying company aims and responsibilities 102Centre assessed & OCR Moderated Unit 2 Carrying out tasks in a Young Enterprise company 102Centre assessed & OCR Moderated Unit 3 Working in a team102Centre assessed & OCR Moderated Unit 4 Reviewing the success of a Young Enterprise Company 102Centre assessed & OCR Moderated OCR Level 1 Award for Young Enterprise Unit 1 Reviewing the performance of a Young Enterprise company 6212Timetabled examination OCR Level 2 Certificate for Young Enterprise Unit 1 Assessing the performance of a Young Enterprise company 6213Timetabled examination OCR Level 3 Certificate for Young Enterprise Unit 1 Evaluating the performance of a Young Enterprise company 9318Timetabled examination

121 Main Menu Incorporating YE into a Study Programme Possible Programme of Study For a Level 1 Learner Substantive Area of Study: Business Prior Level of Attainment: Foundation Learning Tier Course Length: 1 Year GCSE Maths Achieved: No GCSE English Achieved: No Destination: Further Study

122 Main Menu Incorporating YE into a Study Programme Possible Programme of Study For a Level 2 Learner Substantive Area of Study: Business Prior Level of Attainment: Fewer than 5 GCSEs A*-C Course Length: 1 Year GCSE Maths Achieved: No GCSE English Achieved: Yes Destination: Further Study

123 Main Menu Incorporating YE into a Study Programme Possible Programme of Study For a Level 3 Learner Substantive Area of Study: Business Prior Level of Attainment: 5+ GCSE Course Length: 2 Years GCSE Maths Achieved: No GCSE English Achieved: Yes Destination: Further Study

124 Main Menu Delivering Young Enterprise Things to consider when delivering the Level 3 Certificate for Young Enterprise Participation in the YE Company Programme alone is not sufficient preparation for the examination –It will require some content to be taught (please refer to the unit for details) –It is a standalone qualification; it does not assume that learners are doing Business Studies It may be beneficial for learners to complete a reflective journal of their participation in the YE Company programme

125 Main Menu Sept onwards 12 March April April May June 2014 Register Centre (if not done so before) Decide student levels Case study available on OCR website Entry deadline for level 1, 2 and 3 Exam case studies and papers sent Examination date Exam results sent to centre Calendar Click here for further OCR Training

126 Main Menu Administration process (Levels 1,2 & 3)

127 Main Menu Case Study – for all levels Available on OCR website –Approx 6 weeks before exam –Copy and distribute to candidates Candidates should: –Identify issues and themes that can affect YE companies –Reflect on launch, running and winding down of own company Type of exam questions: –Some directly relate to case study –Some require candidates to apply what they have learned in reality to the case study scenario

128 Main Menu OCR support Brief Admin Guide Centre Handbook –Sample question papers, case studies and mark schemes –Unit specifications OCR Training Workshops –Contact OCR Training on OCR Customer Contact Centre – –

129 Main Menu Other support Contact your local YE representative: Phone Follow us:

130 Main Menu End of Session Click the arrow to return to the Company Programme Training Menu

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132 Main Menu For CP Business Advisers and Link Teachers YE Company Programme Social Enterprise Briefing

133 Main Menu Agenda Introductions What is a Social Enterprise? Running a CP as a Social Enterprise –Alternative Mem and Arts What will happen in practice? FAQ’s

134 Main Menu What is a Social Enterprise? Real company Set up for a social or environmental purpose e.g. –Selling fair-trade products imported from people living in a developing country –Giving its profits to a worthwhile concern –Using recycled products –Helping people back into employment Not driven to simply make a profit –Need to cover costs –Surplus (profit) reinvested

135 Main Menu What is a Social Enterprise? Examples: –The Big Issue –The Eden Project –Jamie Oliver's restaurant Fifteen –Oxfam –Young Enterprise Same business processes Same skill set required Different legal structure Social or environmental mission statement

136 Main Menu Running a CP as a Social Enterprise Same Company Programme experience Same business processes Same benefits Operate under a different legal structure –Community Interest Company (CIC) –State social or environmental impact –No charitable giving until AGM Abide to different Memorandum and Articles of Association rules

137 Main Menu Alternative Mem and Arts At the outset define social or environmental impact Inform shareholders that they are investing in a SE –Profits primarily used to achieve social/environmental benefits –Expect ‘blended return on investment’ Winding up the company Shareholder dividend capped at 10% Maximum aggregate dividend of 35% profits Redistribute assets for social/environmental purposes Report what difference it has made

138 Main Menu What will happen in practice? Register online as usual YE National Office –Advise them that they want to run a SE –Give company and centre details –YE flag the company on the database –YE despatch the alternative ‘mem and arts’ Run company –Follow standard CP processes –Adhere to alternative ‘mem and arts’ rules

139 Main Menu FAQ’s 1.What if the students just want to run a business to make money? 2.Is this just about students donating money to charity at the end of running their business? 3.Will the SE companies be able to trade on the basis of giving money to charity? 4.Will students be able to switch models? 5.Will the Business Advisers need to be different? 6.Will the SE companies pay YE-VAT and Corporation taxes? 7.Will SE companies be able to take part in the competition?

140 Main Menu Other support Contact your local YE representative: Phone Follow us:

141 Main Menu End of Session Click the arrow to return to the Company Programme Training Menu

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143 Main Menu For CP Business Advisers and Link Teachers YE Company Programme Engaging students Briefing

144 Main Menu Introduction Advisers help students to run a successful company, learn from the experience, and enjoy doing it Adviser Role: –Work with a group of students –Give advice & constructive feedback –Apply knowledge and skills –Be a motivator –Communicate with LT

145 Main Menu Engaging students –Be excited and committed to being there –Be a good role model –Be clear and set the scene –Encourage ownership –Give feedback –Discipline

146 Main Menu Be excited and committed Your drive and passion will motivate the students Show true enthusiasm in the business and their work Do not let your interest flag –Expect highs and lows in the year –Expect a lack of student motivation at points Be confident Communicate that they are worth your time Be friendly - use first names Talk to them about their individual interests Share (limited) personal information with them

147 Main Menu Be a good role model Be fair Talk to the students - ask them how they are Greet them at the doorway at the first meeting - use handshakes Treat them as adults - bring them up to your level Use examples from your own experience Avoid any use of ethnic or gender stereotypes Speak to students with respect Be honest if you do not know something Believe that they can succeed

148 Main Menu Be clear and set the scene Students need to understand what they are trying to achieve –SMART goals –Focus Set a professional yet relaxed environment –Lay-out the room –No distractions (e.g. phones) Give clear and concise information –Repeat it –Think about different ways to give information –Avoid lecturing

149 Main Menu Encourage ownership It is their business They need to feel safe to suggest and try out new ideas Avoid criticising or rejecting bad suggestions –Guide them to alternative ideas Encourage them to think for and express themselves Encourage and ask questions –Value all students’ responses –Compliment them on their answers Send apologies for non attendance

150 Main Menu Give feedback Give feedback continuously Make praise specific and sincere React positively to wrong answers Be sensitive and constructive about any weaknesses Encourage continuous improvement Use names Point out remarkable behaviour Remember “Learning by Doing”

151 Main Menu Discipline Students should know the school rules Leave discipline to the teacher When students are being disruptive, go stand by them –This sends them a direct message to stop what they are doing Respect the teacher’s authority and expertise

152 Main Menu Above all Have fun Enjoy the experience Develop your own skills Remember – even if the company is not a great commercial success, it still provides an excellent learning experience

153 Main Menu Support Contact your local YE representative: Phone Follow us:

154 Main Menu End of Session Click the arrow to return to the Company Programme Training Menu

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156 Main Menu Provision of on-line DEBIT CARD acceptance facilities

157 Main Menu Services CashFlows offer.. 1. Hosted payment page Example of a customised page

158 Main Menu Services CashFlows offer.. 2. Virtual Terminal Virtual terminal page Virtual Terminal authorisation page

159 Main Menu Services CashFlows offer.. 3. CashFlows Portable Payment process using app

160 Main Menu Services CashFlows offer.. 4. E-Invoicing Create an e-invoice page PDF preview of an invoice

161 Main Menu Services CashFlows offer.. 5. On4 On4 homepage Example of store using On4

162 Main Menu Cost of CashFlows Services

163 Main Menu How to access CashFlows

164 Main Menu Contact details If you have any questions please contact the cashFlows customer service team: Tel: Web:

165 Main Menu End of Session Click the arrow to return to the Company Programme Training Menu

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167 Main Menu For CP Business Advisers and Link Teachers YE Company Programme Evaluation Process

168 Main Menu Description The CP Evaluation platform is a comprehensive online tool geared towards all participants: students, link teachers and business advisors All participants are asked to complete a pre- and post- survey Students are also asked to complete a mid-point survey All surveys are mandatory and based on self- perceived abilities and perceptions at executing various tasks The mid- point certificate is compulsory for entering the competition The mid- point certificate is contingent on the completion of the pre- and mid- point survey and must be added to the company report The evaluation platform sits in parallel to the Company Programme website

169 Main Menu Timescale A pre- evaluation survey is taken by students, link teachers and business advisors as soon as the company has been registered A mid- evaluation survey is also taken by students as of January A post- evaluation survey is taken by students, link teachers and business advisors at the liquidation stage. The post- surveys will be available from May onwards, until the 31 st July At each phase, and at the interval depicted below, links to the evaluation forms will be signposted. Further reminders to students, link teachers and business advisors to complete pending questionnaires will be generated

170 Main Menu Timescale

171 Main Menu Completing the survey (students) Accessed via the Company Programme Website Students complete pre, mid and post surveys YE will send messaging alerts via the website to prompt students to complete the survey Calls to action will direct participants to their surveys

172 Main Menu Accessed via the Company Programme Website Teachers complete pre and post programme surveys s will prompt teachers to complete the surveys Clear signposting and calls to action will direct participants to their surveys Calls to action will be updated to reflect the evaluation stage participants are (evaluation timeline) Completing the survey (link teachers)

173 Main Menu Accessed via the Company Programme Website Teachers complete pre and post programme surveys s will prompt advisers to complete the surveys Clear signposting and calls to action will direct participants to their surveys Calls to action will be updated to reflect the evaluation stage participants are (evaluation timeline) Completing the survey (business advisers)

174 Main Menu Certificates A mid point and end of programme certificate will be automatically generated on completion of the surveys: Certificates will be available online via the company website The mid-point compulsory certificate is required for participation in the YE competition. –Contingent on at least 50% of company members completing both pre and mid point surveys. –The mid- point certificate is to be added to the company report.

175 Main Menu Certificates of Achievement The certificate of achievement is available at the individual and company level and on completion of the end of year survey.

176 Main Menu Certificates of Achievement – skills tested Certificates show pre- and post- scores across 8 competencies:

177 Main Menu End of Session Click the arrow to return to the Company Programme Training Menu


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