Principles of Finance

Description: The business situation will use language associated with careers in Accounting, Banking Services, Business Finance, Insurance and Securities, and Investments. Event overview: 1 participant, Business Administration cluster exam, 1 role-play Event timing: 10 minutes of preparation time, 10 minutes to present Recommended if: This is your first DECA competition Read more…

Financial Services Team Decision Making

Description: Financial services refer to services offered in the finance industry by financial institutions. Concepts include understanding the source and purpose of financial statements, the impact of management decisions on statements, and the analysis and interpretation of data for planning purposes. Event overview: 2 participants, cluster exam, 1 role-play Event Read more…

Financial Consulting

Description: For 2018-2019 you will assume the role of a financial consultant. A young professional has come to you for advice on setting a monthly budget including recommendations on a savings plan. The young professional’s annual salary is $40,000. The young professional has student loans, wants to live a millennial Read more…

Finance Operations Research

Description: Finance includes banks, credit unions, accounting, investments and other financial businesses. Event overview: 1-3 participants, 20 page paper (max) Event timing: 15 minute presentation time Recommended if: you’d like to avoid a test (no test!), you have connections with a local business or organization to analyze current customer perceptions Read more…

Business Finance Series

Description: Students will be challenged to perform management functions and tasks focusing on high-level financial and business planning, including collection and organization of data, development and use of reports, and analysis of data to make business decisions. Concepts include understanding the source and purpose of financial statements, the impact of Read more…

Accounting Applications Series

Description: Students will be challenged to perform management functions and tasks focusing on the application of financial data to business planning, including collection and organization of data, development and use of reports, and analysis of data to make business decisions. Concepts include understanding the source and purpose of financial statements, Read more…