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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.

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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Apply Now for 2020 DECA Scholarships

DECA has launched the online scholarship program for the 2019 -2020 school year. Below is a brief overview of companies that contribute to DECA’s scholarship program and the basic criteria: Career Interest and/or Employment-Based AICPA Hilton Marriott International, Inc. NAPA Publix Super Markets Leadership DECA Regions (Central, North Atlantic, Southern & Western) Community Oriented National Technical Honor Society (NTHS) – Must also...
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