DECA prepares emerging leaders and entrepreneurs for careers in marketing, finance, hospitality and management in high schools and colleges around the globe.
Case Study of the Week: Remarketing a Classic Shoe Store
You are to assume the role of a marketing communications consultant hired by Cost Less Shoes, a national chain of discount footwear for men, women, and children. The CEO of the company has hired you to develop a marketing communications plan that will remarket the brand.
Improving the Employee Experience
This year's Business Operations Research topic focuses on ways to improve the employee experience. We visited with Intuit, Men's Wearhouse and Marriott International to learn how they are charting a course for the future of their workplace culture based on their experiences from the past year.
Lead with a Cause Through the Intuit Social Innovation Challenge
Intuit and DECA are proud to team up and share an exciting opportunity to compete with other high school groups across the U.S. and Canada to make entrepreneurship and business ownership accessible for all.
Case Study of the Week: Credit Card Ethics in the Workplace
You are to assume the roles of the human resources director and the operations director at Braxton Productions,. The president has asked you to determine if an employee’s actions are ethical, how to respond, and how to communicate any changes in processes to staff.
October is National Principals Month
Celebrated every October, National Principals Month is an opportunity for DECA members, advisors and communities to celebrate and honor our incredible principals for their visionary leadership and tireless pursuit of success for each student.
Create a PSA with DECA's Ethical Leadership Challenge
In teams of up to four DECA members, develop a 60-second (or less) public service announcement to educate your community about the importance of ethics.
Case Study of the Week: Helping Teens with Financial Goals
You are to assume the role of a financial counselor that works with teenagers. You will be meeting with a client to discuss a personal spending plan that will help meet the client’s financial goals.
Free Advisor Course: Learning the Basics of Design Thinking
Are you interested in learning the basics of design thinking and how it can be incorporated into student learning experiences?
Case Study of the Week: Market Research Needed for Wild Fair Amusement Park
You are the director of community relations for Jumbo Entertainment, a company that owns and operates two amusement parks.
Case Study of the Week: How to Best Invest Resources in a Successful Start-up
You are the partner of an entrepreneur that started Gleam, a mobile app that provides car washing services at customers’ homes or places of work. The entrepreneur is unsure how to best use the additional funding.