JCI Philippines operates of the premise that the development of individual character and personality will result in better communities and eventually, a more peaceful world. The organization may be described as a University of Leaders–the students are its members; the curriculum is leadership development; and its campus, the world.
JCI programs evolve around four (4) areas of opportunity. These areas offer numerous activities for members to acquire or refine their leadership skills and provide multiple channels for communities to benefit from JCI experience.
The four (4) areas of opportunities are:
JCI offers opportunities for personal development. Training programs such as effective presentation, train the training, public speaking, leadership and management programs among other, help members to improve speaking skills, learn leadership skills, improve management and enhance their personality.
JCI provides the member immersion program in his community, becomes aware of its needs and implements to answer those needs. In this key area, Jaycees become catalysts for positive change, serving the greater good of the society. The Jaycees put into practice the skills they have developed through service to their communities, to the country and to mankind.
In this area, the JCI members can derive awareness of what is happening in other cultures, and helps the member to establish a network of professional and business connections throughout the world. JCI offers its members the opportunity to contribute towards world peace, simply by creating goodwill and friendship with their fellow JCI members from other countries. In brief, JCI provides young people the opportunity to succeed. It offers the challenges that make life more meaningful, worthwhile and personally rewarding.
Business Area of Opportunity
More than 500,000 of its JCI members all over the world are offered or involved in business networking activities, working on their own for another company or preparing to open their own business. It is definitely an organization of young leaders and entrepreneurs. Among JCI program are to give emphasis on entrepreneurship, to enable young people to have an active role and voice in the business community and to learn how to conduct business through their leadership skills and become successful leaders in the business industry.
Business opportunities give JCI members the chance to enhance the economics life of the community by conducting projects to increase business productivity. Economic progress can be achieved by visiting successful companies to learn how they conduct their business, and by inviting successful entrepreneurs to speak at monthly meetings. JCI chapters can conduct training sessions on how to enhance company operations and promote free enterprises as the best way to achieve economic justice.
Many National Organizations and chapters organize special trade missions to other countries to establish business relations and exchange technology; organize small investment clubs; publish business directories, and other relevant activities. At World Congress, trade seminars encourage members to practice free enterprise and develop business contacts or networks.