You are willing to call on Junior-Enterprise's services ? You are a student and wish to join such an association ? In this guide book you'll find everything you need to know ?
A Junior Enterprise ("Junior-Entreprise" in french, JE) is a student association of law 1901, established in a higher education institution, and whose purpose is to put into practice the lessons learned. It is an association that operates on the model of a professional consultancy firm and which therefore aims to address the issues of different actors in the economic life (SMEs, entrepreneurs, communities, key accounts ...). Junior Enterprises offer these missions, by means of remuneration, to the students of the school or university to which they are attached. In parallel, the Juniors support the student and deals with the study process that, in other words the negotiation, the management of the project, the enhancement of the achievements ...
The CNJE is the organization that, since 1969, supports and promote the development of Junior Enterprises. Its role is :
There are four fundamentals texts constituting the base of the Junior Enterpriselegal framework :
"An association is the convention by which two or more people permanently pool their knowledge or activity for a purpose other than to share profits. "
A Junior Enterprise is a fully managed student association . They are made up of a board (president, treasurer and secretary general at least) and departments composed of a responsible and members, and with activity in a specific area. In the case of big structurse, it happens that the Junior Enterprise pays a person, for example for administrative management. Each Junior Enterprise has a different way of working : this is related to the story of the Junior, its environment (including the courses organization of the school in which the Junior is located), his ambitions...
We can take the ESCadrille organization as an example. We are composed of 8 functional divisions (customer relations, communication, audit & quality, information systems ...) in addition to the board.
Several large companies now guide Junior Enterprises and their Junior Entrepreneurs in their activity and training. We distinguish premium partners from business partners. CNJE has 4 premium partners:
The prizes are awarded by the CNJE and its partners at the National Winter Convention (in November) and the National Summer Convention (in May) and reward each of the processes or approaches of a Junior.
Awards presented at the National Winter Congress:
Every year a list of the 30 best Junior-Enterprises (the "L30") is established by the CNJE. This list is compiled from the annual consulting audits and therefore gather together the structures with the most viable, robust and innovative processes.
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Before embarking on the creation of a Junior Enterprise , you must ensure that no such structure exists in your higher education institution. Several structures work in a similar way and perform the same type of service: they are called "apart from movement" structures. The CNJE, as part of its 2020 strategy , aims to include them into the movement, so that they benefit from the favorable status of "Junior-Entreprise".
It's to better to contact the "Integration" departement of the CNJE in order to receive the adequate support.( firstname.lastname@example.org ).
There is then a series of steps to climb which is represented by the different types of existing structures: Junior-Creations, Junior-Initiatives and Junior-Enterprises. All these structures are trademarks registered at the National Institute of Intellectual Property (INPI):