The DECA Guide provides all the information you need to have a successful year. Explore our learning programs, check out this year’s calendar, access competitive event guidelines, review the advisor guidebook and browse Shop DECA merchandise. With so many resources included, you will be ready to lead your members to the next level.
DECA congratulates the following top-ranking teams who participated in the second session of the Collegiate DECA Stock Market Game.
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:
Get a headstart on the 2020-2021 competition season with DECA's competitive event changes and draft topics for business operations research, professional selling, hospitality and tourism professional selling, and financial consulting.
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.
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.
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.
Looking for a fun social for your chapter? Look no further than PowerPoint Karaoke! Practice your presentation skills for competition and get to know some of your chapter members.
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.
It’s the start of a new semester and for many, this time of year signals the beginning of competition season! If you’ve ever thought of competing in a finance event, read on for some helpful tips and tricks to ensure success!
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.
DECA Inc. is pleased to announce the 2020 DECA International Career Development Conference (ICDC) qualifiers in the 2019-2020 DECA Stock Market Game, administered by the SIFMA Foundation.
Did you miss the first session of the Collegiate DECA Stock Market Game? You’re in luck - the second session begins on Monday, February 3, 2020. Participants in the Collegiate DECA Stock Market Game, provided by the SIFMA Foundation, develop…
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…
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…
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…
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…
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…