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Presentation Anxiety and How to Overcome It

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.

Sports and Entertainment Competition Tips from the Pros

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.

Rock the DECA Exam

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.

Money, Money, Money

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.

Collegiate DECA Stock Market Game Session 1 Winners Announced

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. Over 40 teams of participants managed…

Virtual Business Challenge Round Two Launches on January 7, 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…

The 2019 DECA Idea Challenge Item Is Revealed!

  DECA Inc. and Global Entrepreneurship Week (GEW) are excited to launch the eighth year of the DECA Idea Challenge. A premier event of GEW, the DECA Idea Challenge dares elementary through college students around the globe to find an…

Using Classroom Knowledge for Role-plays

Whether it is a case study, role-play or a written event, it is always important to be prepared for competition. The best way to elevate your performance in front of a judge is by using the skills learned through your…

Getting Started with Written Events

For those of you that have competed in DECA’s prepared events, you know that writing a quality paper, coupled with delivering a presentation, can be hard and tedious work. However, breaking it up into smaller elements can help with time…

You Do You: Choose Your Competitive Event

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…

Take a Look: DECA's New 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 Project Management Events will: Identify a problem Develop a project management plan related to the…

5 Ways to Win #DECAGlass in a Role Play This Year

Here are five ways to boost your chances of making it to #DECAICDC in a role-play competition: 1. Focus on the exam and study with a purpose One of the often-overlooked portions of a DECA role-play is the exam. The…

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…

How to Choose Your Competitive Event

Given the vast realm of DECA competitive events, it can be difficult to know which will be the right fit for you. Luckily, there are a few steps that you can take to make a more educated decision before signing…

5 Advanced Competition Tips for Collegiate Members

How do you stand out among the crowd? Go get ready for this competition season with some new tips and tricks to incorporate into your next case study or role-play. 1. Use Visuals Rather Than Bullets Points Bullet points on…

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