School-based Enterprises

Next Level Ideas for Your Virtual SBE

Our "new normal" involves six feet of separation, endless hand sanitizer and face masks. This is an opportunity for SBEs to "think outside the box" and realize long-term opportunities to add value to your existing business model. See how some SBEs have found ways to transform and keep their operations thriving.

Level Up Your In-Person or Hybrid SBE

Businesses both large and small have had to pivot to survive during the COVID-19 pandemic. Many of DECA's school-based enterprises have had to make adjustments to their business practices, channels and models. These SBEs have used creativity to adapt to the current environment to better function or remain partially open.

Ten Tip for Your Social Media and How to Apply It to Your SBE

Social media has become an essential tool in business. It is how businesses are building their brand and their online communities. The root goal behind why businesses build their online presence? The main goal is to make sales and build a customer base. So how do you get started to apply this to your own business or school-based enterprise? Here are 10 tips to get you started.

Establishing Your Target Market

The target market of your business is your ideal customer based on the product or services you are offering. Depending on the business, there may be more than one target market but it is important to establish your primary target market. In a School-based Enterprise, it might have teachers, parents, and students as your target market.

SBE Week 2018 is Coming!

This year's #DECASBEWeek will take place Monday, October 1 – Friday, October 5. Each day of #DECASBEWeek will have a social media theme that is unique to the DECA’s school-based enterprise program, and you are encouraged to share photos or videos of your own SBE that correspond to the daily theme.