A unique campaign under the JA Company Programme umbrella that involves hundreds of business people since 2011 from diverse global companies to raise young people's awareness on globalisation, foster entrepreneurship and reinforce the skills they need for the modern workforce.

The aim of the project is to:

  • Close the skills gap between business and education.​
  • Equip young people with skills they need to succeed in a global economy. ​
  • Inspire young people to be more entrepreneurial and enterprising to:​ start companies,​ bring entrepreneurial skills and thinking into large companies and public institutions, and manage their career choices and their lives.


The European Winner of the 2016 Global Enterprise Project will be announced on June 30th!

Find out more about the European Jury Panel here



  GEP Student Activities

  GEP Impact

From 2014 the GEP programme is available to all students that enter the Company Programme in the France, Germany, The Netherlands, Portugal, Slovakia and Spain.

Student Activities:

GEP success stories:


Download the GEP factsheet


Corporate Partners in 2016

The project started from the collaboration between the European Round Table of Industrialists (ERT) and JA Europe in order to promote greater understanding and awareness among young people about globalisation, entrepreneurship and the skills they need to succeed in the global economy.

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