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Advisor Resources for Later Haters Challenge

DECA and AT&T encourage you to ‘Stop the Hate and Spread the Love’ through the Later Haters Challenge. DECA has teamed up with AT&T to empower teens to rise above online negativity through the Later Haters Challenge. Help to raise…

4 Things You Must Remember While Public Speaking

Did you know that 4 out of 5 people have a fear of public speaking? If you’re one of them, then keep reading because public speaking is such an important part of DECA. Between roleplays and even just interacting with…

Competitive Event Resources: Business Operations Research & Professional Selling and Consulting 2019-2020

Are you interested in the 2019-2020 DECA Business Operations Research and Professional Selling and Consulting Events, and want to learn more about the topics? Here are some resources to assist: Business Operations Research The 2019-2020 topic for each career category is the development of…

Beat the Test Stress: 4 Tips to Ace Your Cluster Exam

While it might be relaxing to push aside studying right now, your future self will thank you for getting a head start. Instead of scrolling through social media between classes, use Quizlet to test your business knowledge! Rather than taking 4 practice exams the night before, challenge yourself to complete and review 10 questions per day.

DECA Announces the 2018-2019 Virtual Business Challenge Round 2 ICDC Qualifiers

DECA congratulates finalist teams in the second qualifying round of the 2018-2019 Virtual Business Challenge. These students finished in the top two places in their region in one of the Virtual Business Challenge tracks. With approval from their chartered association, each team has earned an opportunity to compete at the DECA International Career Development Conference.

The Second Round of The DECA Virtual Business Challenge Launches January 8, 2019

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.

Explore Entrepreneurship Through Idea Generation: Idea Challenge Launches Nov. 9

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.

10 Books to Read This Year

Today is #ReadABookDay, but books deserve more than just one day of love. In fact, if you want to be wealthy, successful, or just really smart, then you should read books. A lot of books. The average CEO reads four to five books per month, which is about one book per week. Whether you're looking to hone your skills for your Role Play or jumpstart your journey to a corner office, we've got the books for you!