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.
Author: Adrienne Burda | DECA Inc. Staff
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…
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.
DECA Inc. and Global Entrepreneurship Week (GEW) are excited to launch the seventh year of the DECA Idea Challenge. And the 2018 mystery item is...
DECA is excited to announce another year of the DECA Idea Challenge, a fast-paced experiential learning exercise that dares students of all ages to find an innovative use for a commonplace item in mere days! Once revealed, students must generate a new use for the item. Competing teams finish the challenge by generating a brief video pitch of their new product.
Competitive Event Resources: Business Operations Research & Professional Selling and Consulting 2018-2019
Are you interested in the 2018-2019 DECA Business Operations Research and Professional Selling and Consulting Events, and want to learn more about the topics? Here are some resources to assist.
The Fashion Institute of Design and Merchandising (FIDM) Entrepreneurs of Tomorrow Challenge is an exciting opportunity for students to channel their inner entrepreneur by generating a new clothing, beauty, home, health, food or entertainment concept and showcase their prototype in an engaging YouTube presentation.
An acclaimed program from the SIFMA Foundation, the Collegiate DECA Stock Market Game is an online simulation of the global capital markets that engages students in the world of economics, investing and personal finance. The competition challenges teams with building and managing a $100,000 investment portfolio of stocks, bonds and mutual funds. Participants manage all aspects of the portfolio including asset selection, buying and selling.
Bring finance to life in your classroom with the DECA Stock Market Game™. An acclaimed program from the SIFMA Foundation, the Stock Market Game is an online simulation of the global capital markets that engages students in the world of economics, investing and personal finance.
DECA’s Virtual Business Challenge (VBC) is a collection of free, game-like simulations that foster development of career skills in the areas of business, marketing and personal finance. Each simulation challenges students to control their own virtual business, managing tasks such as market research, pricing, financial reporting and more. In partnership with Knowledge Matters, seven unique tracks are available to engage a variety of minds:
Want to help your students develop professional social media skills with the world’s 1st social media marketing simulation used by top institutions around the world? Participate in the DECA Stukent Social Media Marketing Challenge!
The Fashion Institute of Design and Merchandising (FIDM) is back with a re-vamped challenge for high school DECA members: the FIDM Entrepreneurs of Tomorrow Challenge. As the global market continues to evolve, entrepreneurial thinking skills, such as innovation and problem-solving, are becoming even more vital to success. This competition is an exciting opportunity for students to channel their inner entrepreneur by generating a new clothing, beauty, home, health, food or entertainment concept and showcasing their prototype in a brief YouTube presentation.
DECA Inc. is thrilled to bring advisors together to improve their teaching and chapter strategy at AMPED! Sponsored and hosted by Johnson & Wales University, the four-day professional learning experience will be packed with networking, workshops and applied learning. View…
In partnership with the American Hotel & Lodging Educational Institute (AHLEI), DECA is pleased to offer Collegiate DECA members two opportunities to boost their resume: The Certified Guest Service Professionals (CGSP®) certification The Certified Hospitality Supervisor (CHS®) certification AHLEI strongly supports…
In partnership with the American Hotel & Lodging Educational Institute (AHLEI), DECA is pleased to offer students an opportunity to boost their diploma and resume with the Certified Guest Service Professionals (CGSP®) industry certification.
After three months of competition, Collegiate DECA congratulates the top teams who participated in Session 2 of the competition. Rankings are based on percentage growth against the S&P 500, not equity (learn more about the S&P 500 here).
Learn a bit more about the presenters at this year's event.
Witness more than 18,000 student members, teachers and business partners engaged in interactive learning activities at the DECA International Career Development Conference (ICDC).
DECA congratulates finalist teams in the second qualifying round of the 2017-2018 VBC.
Get ready to conquer Round 2 of the Collegiate DECA Stock Market Game.
Congratulations to the winning team from The Harker School DECA!
Congratulations to all of the ICDC qualifiers.
DECA Inc. is pleased to announce this year’s DECA Idea Challenge global winners!
Round 2 of the 2017-18 DECA VBC begins January 9! Is your team ready?
Congratulations to the following Collegiate DECA members!