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Presentation Anxiety and How to Overcome It

March 26, 2020

You hear the words “presentation” and immediately your heart starts to race. We’ve all been there right? Most of us need a bit more training on calming those fears when presenting to a room of people. You are not alone in this fear and we are here to help ease the presentation anxiety.

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Sports and Entertainment Competition Tips from the Pros

March 17, 2020

DECA offers several sports and entertainment marketing competitive events for members to flex their skills. To help you prepare for your next competition, I gathered some insider knowledge from two previous SEM event competitors.

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Rock the DECA Exam

January 30, 2020

It’s competition season! While this can be a nerve-racking time, it is also an excellent opportunity to fine-tune your skills. I know one thing that I consistently struggled with when competing was the exam requirement for many events. Here's what I've learned.

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Money, Money, Money

January 28, 2020

DECA’s array of high school competitive events and learning programs provide DECA members an opportunity to learn about all aspects of finance – accounting, business finance, financial consulting, personal financial literacy, investments, capital and more.

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Take a Look: DECA's New Project Management Events

September 30, 2019

The Project Management Events require participants to use project management skills to initiate, plan, execute, monitor and control and close a project.

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You Do You: Choose Your Competitive Event

September 30, 2019

Do you aspire to attain some #DECAGlass this year in DECA’s Competitive Events Program this year? Set yourself up for success in DECA’s competitive events by using a two-fold method: first, find a career area that you have immense interest in learning more about, and second, find a format that suits your learning style. These few questions will help you be well on your way to choosing a competitive

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Four Things You Must Remember While Public Speaking

September 3, 2019

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.

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DECA Goes Lean in Entrepreneurship

July 28, 2015

DECA will begin using new terminology and outlines in many of its Entrepreneurship Events.

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DECA's Written and Prepared Events Support Project-based Learning

September 1, 2014

DECA advisors are first and foremost, classroom teachers. DECA’s written and prepared events are used by advisors as authentic learning experiences to help students learn and develop skills outlined in the curriculum.

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The Art of Storytelling

January 12, 2021

Whether we are competing, fundraising, socializing, serving or leading we are constantly telling a story—our DECA story. So, why not make your story the best it can be?!

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A Quick Guide to Collegiate DECA Competitive Events

December 4, 2020

So, you've decided to compete in Collegiate DECA. Now what? What competitive events exist? How do you choose? We'll tackle these questions so that you can become a #NextLevel competitor!

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Level Up Your Entrepreneurship Skills with Intuit Innovation Challenge

November 9, 2020

DECA is excited to announce the Intuit Innovation Challenge. A premier DECA event during Global Entrepreneurship Week (GEW), the Intuit Innovation Challenge is a hands-on design thinking project, daring students around the globe to innovate for impact to help reverse the effect of global warming.

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Stress to Success: How to Use "Good Stress" to Succeed in Competition

November 3, 2020

Stress is often perceived as a negative experience, but the right kind of stress can actually fuel your success in competition and beyond. Read on to learn about "good stress", how to distinguish it from the bad and ways you can harness it to take your competitive edge to the next level!

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Beginner’s Guide to the DECA Stock Market Game

October 13, 2020

The Stock Market Game is an online simulation that helps students develop skills in economics, investing and personal finance. If you are curious about competing in this event, read on to find out more!

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Compete in the Collegiate DECA Virtual Case Simulation

October 5, 2020

Are you ready to test your business and marketing skills against other Collegiate DECA members? You can do just that and earn cash prizes in the upcoming Collegiate DECA Virtual Case Simulation Competition (brought to you by long-time DECA partner, Knowledge Matters) that begins November 2, 2020.

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Collegiate DECA Stock Market Game Begins September 14

September 1, 2020

DECA members are invited to participate in the DECA Stock Market Game which kicks off September 14, 2020.

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Calming Competition Day Nerves

April 16, 2020

Already thinking ahead to your next DECA competition? Despite all the preparation in the world, it’s hard not to feel nervous when you step into the exam room or begin solving the case study! Here are some tips to enter your next competition with confidence.

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The Making of Collegiate DECA's Individual and Team Case Studies

April 6, 2020

The Individual and Team Case Studies involve real-world industry trends that present a challenge for competitors to solve. The case study scenarios are derived from input from National Advisory Board partners, industry associations and trade journals. Read on for an inside look at how they are created.

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Presentation Anxiety and How to Overcome It

March 26, 2020

You hear the words “presentation” and immediately your heart starts to race. We’ve all been there right? Most of us need a bit more training on calming those fears when presenting to a room of people. You are not alone in this fear and we are here to help ease the presentation anxiety.

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Sports and Entertainment Competition Tips from the Pros

March 17, 2020

DECA offers several sports and entertainment marketing competitive events for members to flex their skills. To help you prepare for your next competition, I gathered some insider knowledge from two previous SEM event competitors.

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Rock the DECA Exam

January 30, 2020

It’s competition season! While this can be a nerve-racking time, it is also an excellent opportunity to fine-tune your skills. I know one thing that I consistently struggled with when competing was the exam requirement for many events. Here's what I've learned.