An acclaimed program from the SIFMA Foundation, the Collegiate DECA Stock Market Game™ is an online simulation that challenges teams with building and managing a $100,000 virtual investment portfolio of stocks, bonds and mutual funds. Participants manage all aspects of the…
Congratulations to the competitive event winners at the 2019 DECA International Career Development Conference in Orlando, Florida! View the Comprehensive Competitive Events Results here. Rewatch the livestreams from general sessions here. Learn more about the 2019-2020 Executive Officer Team here. Awards…
Elected at the 2019 DECA International Career Development Conference in Orlando, Florida, the 2019-2020 Executive Officer Team is eager to represent DECA members around the globe this year. Here we go, DECA! PRESIDENT D’Andre Vasquez D’Andre Vasquez is a three-year…
Congratulations to the finalists at the 2019 DECA International Career Development Conference in Orlando, Florida! These competitors will compete in the final round of competition on Tuesday, April 30. Winners will be announced at the Grand Awards Session at 8:00…
If you are a chapter or chartered association officer who attended the Emerging Leader Summit in San Diego, then you know it was an incredible time for everyone involved. Between endless networking, instructive EMPOWER and ELEVATE sessions, and an amazing night at Belmont Park it was truly an amazing experience. If you happened to miss out, here’s what happened:
In DECA, we are surrounded by opportunities. Every moment provides us a new chance to break out of our comfort zones, take risks and prove ourselves as emerging leaders and entrepreneurs. Now is your chance to begin shaping your future. Will you let the moment slip by, or will you take action? HERE WE GO.
COMPETITIVE EVENTS UPDATES The Chapter Team Events will now be called the Project Management Events. The Project Management Events require participants to use project management skills to initiate, plan, execute, monitor and control and close a project. Participants in the…
Your competitive advantage is your involvement in DECA! If I meet a candidate who has been involved in DECA, and, even better, took a leadership role in their chapter or competed at the State or International level, I feel confident that this is a person I want to get to know.
Roses are red, diamonds are blue, here's a DECA Valentine's Day card perfect for you!
When it comes to DECA, almost 99% of your teamwork comes from within your own chapter. Furthermore, teamwork within your DECA chapter makes your time in DECA more enjoyable as well. As a result, your chapter becomes your in-school family, which excites you and pushes you to work hard in DECA.
Does your DECA chapter run a thriving business? Consider applying for DECA School-based Enterprise (SBE) Certification. This program provides international recognition for outstanding DECA student members and chapters for their management and operation of food or retail enterprises within their…
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Every year as we move closer towards competition season, many of us tend to get nervous. We spend hours decorating our posters, practice role plays deep into the night, and dissect DECA Direct articles in order to perform our best. Here are the only 5 tips you need to be completely prepared to dominate your state competition.
A premier event of Global Entrepreneurship Week (GEW), the DECA Idea Challenge dared elementary through university students to generate a new use for paper clips in merely a week! In addition to reinventing the item, teams were to create a video pitch of their new product.
Congratulations to all Virtual Business Challenge participants! Looking to earn a spot at ICDC? It is not too late! The second qualifying round begins January 8, 2019. Learn more.
Participants in the DECA Virtual Business Challenge (VBC) operate a web-based business simulation utilizing a competition version of the Virtual Business software. The VBC qualifying rounds are conducted via the internet, where participants post competition scores for chartered association, regional and overall rankings.
Interviewing can be downright intimidating, especially when you don’t have a lot of experience with it. But the truth is, interviews are simply about selling yourself. Luckily, your DECA activities can be a real asset. Read on for 3 ways to tap into your DECA experience and make it your best interview yet.
With the January 18, 2019 due date quickly approaching, now is the perfect to start or finish your DECA scholarship application. Each year, DECA receives thousands of applications from its members. Here’s four easy steps to make sure yours gets noticed.
Meet teens who won top prizes in the competitive Diamond Challenge competition for high school business and social innovations. Name: Shobha Dasari High School Grad Year: 2019 Diamond Challenge Competition Year & Placement: 2018 Business Innovation Semifinalist Grew up in:…
Professor Dan Freeman, founding director of Horn Entrepreneurship at the University of Delaware, shares reasons why you should care about getting an entrepreneurship education, from the perspective of employers.
DECA Members at ICDC competed in the Virtual Business Challenge. The competition, created by Knowledge Matters, combines technology with business knowledge to create an authentic business situation for students.
The 2017-2018 IMPACT Program awards were presented at the Chartered Association Officer luncheon in Atlanta at #DECAICDC!
DECA's Grand Awards Session featured a special surprise guest on Tuesday evening. Optimus Prime took the stage to introduce Universal's new marketing program. The 2019 DECA ICDC will be held in Orlando.
Andy Grammer performed an exclusive concert for DECA ICDC at Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta.