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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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DECA Direct Online is your one-stop place for news, updates and best practices. Keep up with everything DECA, including conferences, competitions and announcements.

Piper Jaffray “Taking Stock with Teens” Survey Closes September 18

The 2019 Fall Piper Jaffray Taking Stock With Teens survey closes on Wednesday, September 18. Each spring and each fall, Piper Jaffray & Co. and DECA work together to conduct the bi-annual “Taking Stock With Teens” survey. The survey gauges brand preferences and spending habits among teenagers. DECA members are the principal source for Piper’s survey, so it’s critical that all DECA members participate and...
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Get Ready for SBE Week 2019

Get your school-based enterprise ready because #DECASBEWeek 2019 is coming! This year’s #DECASBEWeek will take place Monday, September 30 – Friday, October 4. Each day of #DECASBEWeek will have a social media theme that is unique to the DECA’s school-based enterprise program, and you are encouraged to share photos or videos of your own SBE that correspond to the daily theme. Be...
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