Earning DECA Glass: Prepared Events

November 8, 2021

Previous ICDC competitive events winners share their thoughts and insights on DECA's prepared events. Discover tips and tricks to help you prepare for your quest for DECA glass in Business Operations Research, Project Management, Entrepreneurship, Integrated Marketing Campaign and Professing Selling & Consulting Events.


Randi Bibiano
Competitive Events Specialist

As DECA’s competitive events specialist, Randi primarily authors role-play scenarios for the collegiate and high school division’s competitive events programs. She also serves as DECA’s liaison for the Virtual Business Challenge and Stock Market Game. Randi assists with the recruitment of judges for both the high school and collegiate International Career Development Conferences. Randi has worked for DECA since 1998.

Discussion Questions

  • 1
    How do successful DECA competitors choose a prepared event?
  • 2
    What are two examples of companies/organizations in your community in which you have an interest, passion and/or base knowledge? Please give a brief summary of the companies and your interest and knowledge.
  • 3
    What are some useful group strategies for managing and completing your prepared event?
  • 4
    What are three concerns you have about participating in a DECA prepared event? How can you and/or your advisor help manage and overcome these concerns?

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