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DECA prepares emerging leaders and entrepreneurs in marketing, finance, hospitality and management in high schools and colleges around the globe.

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DECA Members Gain 21st Century Skills

Through participation in DECA activities, 92% DECA members say they learned how to communicate thoughts and ideas, how to organize a presentation and more about what businesses expect from employees, while gaining problem solving skills.

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DECA Members are Prepared to Become Leaders

More than 90% of DECA members say their experience empowered them to be an effective leader and connected school to the real world. Nearly 80% of DECA members say DECA helped them recognize the benefit of community service.

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DECA Members are Motivated for the Future

DECA members say their experience prepared them academically for college and career (88%), influenced their college plans (68%), influenced their career plans (75%) and influenced their interest in entrepreneurship and owning a business (61%).

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Congratulations to 2018-2019 Collegiate DECA Stock Market Game Session 2 Top Competitors

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 portfolio including asset selection, buying and selling. DECA congratulates the following top-ranking teams who participated in the second session of...
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Collegiate DECA ICDC 2019 | Winners, LinkedIn Headshots and More

The 2019 Collegiate DECA International Career Development Conference took place April 13-16 in Orlando, Fl. Over 1,000 student members, representing 33 states and provinces, immersed themselves in competition, professional development and networking opportunities. Quick Links Competitive Events Comprehensive Results LinkedIn Headshots 2019 – 2020 Executive Officer Team #CDECAICDC Recap This year brought some exciting updates to the conference, including a...
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