The Junior Analyst programme is a 11-week programme, hosted at Neoversity, designed to deliver an MBA style curriculum to secondary school students. The essence of the programme is to deliver MBA modules to students aged 11+ with four learning goals:
The programme is considered essential for students as it provides them not only with financial literacy skills but also further develops their entrepreneurial mindset that will serve them well in the long run. The entrepreneurial mindset is a set of attitudes, behaviours, and skills characterised by:
This programme allows students the opportunity to develop in all of these areas, with the intention of preparing students for their academic and personal journey ahead.
The Junior Analyst programme was the creation of its founding teacher, Navin Valrani, Arcadia Education’s award-winning CEO, who was not only educated in the finest business schools in the world but who has also successfully led a number of companies across a variety of industries. Navin Valrani holds a Bachelor’s degree from the Wharton School of Business, an MBA from London Business School, an MS.Ed from the University of Pennsylvania and College Counselling certificate from UCLA. He is currently pursuing his doctorate degree in learning. In order to be eligible for the Level 2 program, students will need to be above the age of eleven. The Level 2 programme is only available for enrollment at Neoversity.
The program follows a case study format and is discussion-based. The companies that are analyzed are
The analysis of corporations includes reviewing growth rates, studying company strategy, interpreting financial statements, assessing management teams and more. At the end of each session, students will take a call on whether we should buy the “stock” based on the analysis or not. A live trade will accordingly be executed.