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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 source for news, updates and best practices. Keep up with everything DECA, including conferences, competitions and announcements.

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 innovative use for a commonplace item in mere days! This year’s challenge item is SHOE LACES. Follow these steps below...
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Are You Ready for the DECA Idea Challenge?

DECA is excited to announce another year of the DECA Idea Challenge, a fast-paced experiential learning exercise that dares students of all ages to find an innovative use for a commonplace item in mere days! Once revealed, students must generate a new use for the item. Competing teams finish the challenge by generating a brief video pitch of their new product....
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