Self-directed Online Programs

Hello Albertans,

We have some phenomenal FREE online resources to assist you during this challenging time.

All of these self-directed and teacher-led online Junior Achievement (JA) Programs have strong ties to the Alberta curriculum and will also provide your learner with financial literacy, work readiness and entrepreneurship training. When you select a program from the options below, you will be re-routed to our national website or a partner website where you can register with a username and password.


Most programs have already been uploaded to the portal, new ones are being added every day.

The materials offered here allow teachers to deliver JA Canada’s programs either face-to-face or virtually, with or without student portfolios and other physical materials. Please complete the registration form and we will contact you with instructions and an access code.


Elementary Programs
BizCraft, More Than Money, Our Business World

Junior & Senior High School
Dollars With Sense, Economics For Success, Entrepreneurial Trades, Be Entrepreneurial, Personal Finance

Investment Strategies Program (Info Sheet)
This program will also be offered and can be operated virtually with students. More info

To register for ISP, please email Morgan Zinck the following information: teacher name, teacher email, teacher phone number, school name, school address and city. Deadline is April 20th.

*Junior Achievement does not share or sell your information to outside sources and the email address will only be used to provide you with relevant educational content.

JA understands that you and your students are still striving to learn and we are here to help. An investment in our young people is an investment in their future success and indeed for the diversification and economic success of our province as a new generation joins our workforce. Thank you for embracing JA Programs, we are thrilled to work together!

More Than Money (Grades 4-6)

Learn about earning, spending, sharing and saving money!

Curriculum Links: Social Studies, Math, Language Arts, Health

Our Business World (Grades 4-6)

Explore how businesses are created and what makes them thrive. Using games and multimedia, you’ll learn about innovation, start-ups and self-employment!

Curriculum Links: Social Studies, Math, Language Arts, Health

Bizcraft (Grades 4-7)

50% of businesses fail within the first year. Do you have the skills to craft a successful business? Test your passion, perseverance, and preparedness in Bizcraft.

Curriculum Links: Social Studies, Math, Language Arts, Health, Art

Dollars with Sense (Grades 7-10)

Get the vital tools you’ll need to make smart financial decisions, manage debt and become a savvy investor.

Curriculum Links: CALM, CTS, CTF, Math, English Language Arts


Economics for Success (Grades 8-10)

The transition from high school to post-secondary education or employment can be overwhelming. You may even feel that your high-school experiences haven’t adequately prepared you to meet the demands of university, a career, or living on your own.

In Economics for Success, you can take a closer look at the advantages of staying in school, as well as learn what’s needed to succeed in today’s workforce. Sign up today to explore the link between education and achieving your goals.

Curriculum Links: CALM, CTS, CTF, Math, English Language Arts


Entrepreneurial Trades (Grades 9-12)

Students will encounter multiple learning mediums that will assist them in understanding, analyzing, evaluation and applying financial and business skills essential for a successful trades career.

Students will learn the business side of the skilled trades to complement the technical training they receive in school. Combined, these skills help students successfully transition to further education or employment opportunities.

Curriculum Links: CTS