An acclaimed program from the SIFMA Foundation, the Collegiate DECA Stock Market Game™ is an online simulation that challenges teams with building and managing a $100,000 virtual investment portfolio of stocks, bonds and mutual funds. Participants manage all aspects of the…
COMPETITIVE EVENTS UPDATES The Chapter Team Events will now be called the Project Management Events. The Project Management Events require participants to use project management skills to initiate, plan, execute, monitor and control and close a project. Participants in the…
DECA Inc. and the Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising (FIDM) are excited to announce the winners of the 2019 FIDM Entrepreneur of Tomorrow Challenge.
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.
Two MA DECA members share how they found their perfect competitive style. Team? Individual? Read to find out.
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.
Every year as we move closer towards competition season, many of us tend to get nervous. We spend hours decorating our posters, practice role plays deep into the night, and dissect DECA Direct articles in order to perform our best. Here are the only 5 tips you need to be completely prepared to dominate your state competition.
A premier event of Global Entrepreneurship Week (GEW), the DECA Idea Challenge dared elementary through university students to generate a new use for paper clips in merely a week! In addition to reinventing the item, teams were to create a video pitch of their new product.
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.
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.
The journey began with the 536-mile car ride from Akron, Ohio to Baltimore, Maryland. There were seven of us chosen for this amazing opportunity and we were headed to one of the biggest events that one could go to— The Ultimate DECA Power Trip.
The group of four Virginia DECA members had made their pitch for a business they started, Grow Greenly LLC, at the 2018 IncubatorEdu National Pitch Competition on July 18th in Chicago, Illinois. The winning teams were about to be announced, and the only thing left to do was to wait.
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.
Are you competing in a DECA competitive event? Pro tip: Getting to know your competition is a benefit, not a threat to success.
On Friday November 16, thousands of DECA members from the North Atlantic and Southern Regions will be gathering for the Ultimate DECA Power Trip. From the delicious food to great networking opportunities, these are just a few reasons why you and your chapter should make your way to Baltimore this November.
For the past few years, DECA has posted online the primary instructional area(s) assessed in each of the district level scenarios to help advisors and members prepare for district competitions more effectively.
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.
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!
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:
This year's DECA Guide is out now to help get you Ready For It before the year even begins. Packed with all the information and updates you need to have a successful year, the DECA Guide is your one-stop-shop to prepare for the 2018-2019 school year.
Congratulations to the following chapters who will receive the Virtual Business Challenge – DECA Hotel Challenge Curriculum Grant provided by a grant from the J. Willard & Alice S. Marriott Foundation.
DECA is pleased to provide competitive events transcripts for all competitors at this year’s DECA International Career Development Conference — free of charge!
Students attending the Collegiate DECA International Career Development Conference (ICDC) experienced a new opportunity to network with their peers and engage with DECA’s corporate partners. Each of the 5 Professional Development Academies (PDAs) included a Mini-Case Competition focused around next year’s Engage topic.
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).
Congratulations to the finalists and winners from all 2018 ICDC competitive events. Read lists of winners by event, watch the full Grand Awards video and see this year's DECA Inc. scholarship recipients.
DECA Members at ICDC competed in the Virtual Business Challenge. The competition, created by Knowledge Matters, combines technology with business knowledge to create an authentic business situation for students.
DECA Inc. would like to recognize and thank the 900+ individuals who volunteered to judge competitive events at the 2018 International Career Development Conference in Atlanta, Georgia.
The 2017-2018 IMPACT Program awards were presented at the Chartered Association Officer luncheon in Atlanta at #DECAICDC!
The 2018 DECA ICDC app is your one-stop-shop for everything you need to know before and during ICDC. Download it today to prepare for ATL!