2 NORTHVILLE HIGH SCHOOL DECA STUDENT ORGANIZATIONAL CHARTCHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER,Mira SanghviCHIEF OPERATING OFFICER,Weiyi DingCHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER,Connie YouCHIEF MARKETING OFFICER,Geoffrey Zhu
3 Tiffany Loh Michael Zhang Lauren Fane Perry Jaing Rhea Singh Neha Kishore
4 AdvisorsMrs. Jean Calabrese Ms. Kelly DeWitt Ms. Kathryn Bellows Ms. Karen Besek
5 DECADECA is a competitive business organization. Students display their knowledge of business, solutions to business dilemmas, and create innovative ideas for new products and expansion of successful product lines.
6 GOALIt’s goal is to give students the opportunity to bring the theoretical constructs ….
12 HOW DO I JOIN? Complete the application form Decide on the area of competition you would like to focusSubmit your application by September 29, 2014Submit your membership fee by September 29, 2014
13 MEETINGS Every Monday in the Forum unless otherwise specified 2:30 -3:30 initially*Two days of on-line testing2:30 – 4:00*As the team gets closer to the actual competition, the meetings may last longer
14 EXPECTATIONSEach member of the team is expected to: → Participate in team fundraisers and events → Attend meetings → Prepare for competition → Submit all paperwork and payments in the specified timeframe → Treat each other with respect → Meet the DECA dress code requirements
15 Membership Dues$75 per studentDUE DATE:September 29
16 HOW DO I KNOW IN WHAT EVENT I SHOULD COMPETE? Decide the type of event you would like to compete in?Individual?Team?Written?Chapter?
17 HOW DO I KNOW IN WHAT EVENT I SHOULD COMPETE? Look at the topics and categories DECA has available
18 COMPETITIVE EVENTS-Individual Accounting ApplicationsApparel and Accessories MarketingAutomotive Services MarketingBusiness FinanceBusiness Services MarketingFood MarketingHotel and Lodging ManagementHuman Resource ManagementMarketing ManagementQuick Serve Restaurant ManagementRestaurant and Food Service ManagementRetail MerchandisingSports and Entertainment Marketing
19 COMPETITIVE EVENTS-Principles Principles of MarketingPrinciples of Business AdministrationPrinciples of Hospitality and TourismPrinciples of Finance
20 COMPETITIVE EVENTS-Team Decision Making Business Law and EthicsBuying and MerchandisingFinancial ServicesHospitality ServicesMarketing CommunicationsSports and Entertainment MarketingTravel and Tourism Marketing
21 COMPETITIVE EVENTS-Written Entrepreneurship-Innovation PlanEntrepreneurship-ParticipatingEntrepreneurship Growing Your BusinessEntrepreneurship WrittenInternational Business Plan
22 COMPETITIVE EVENTS-Marketing Representative Events Advertising CampaignFashion Merchandising Promotion PlanSports and Entertainment Promotion Plan
23 COMPETITIVE EVENTS-Professional Selling and Consulting Events Financial ConsultingHospitality and Tourism Professional SellingProfessional Selling
24 ONLINE EVENTS Stock Market Game Virtual Business Challenge Personal FinanceVirtual Business Challenge RestaurantVirtual Business Challenge RetailVirtual Business Challenge Sports
26 COMPETITIVE EVENTS-Chapter Team Events Community Service ProjectCreative Marketing ProjectEntrepreneurship Promotion ProjectFinancial Literacy Promotion ProjectLearn & Earn ProjectPublic Relations Project
27 COMPETITIVE EVENTS-Business Operations Research Business Services Operations ResearchBuying & Merchandising Operations ResearchFinancial Operations ResearchHospitality and Tourism Operations ResearchSports and Entertainment Marketing Operations Research
28 HOW DO I KNOW IN WHAT EVENT I SHOULD COMPETE? What is your area of interest?MarketingTravelEntertainmentSportsHospitalityRestaurantHuman ResourcesBusiness AdministrationAutomotive MarketingSalesEntrepreneurship
29 HOW DO I KNOW IN WHAT EVENT I SHOULD COMPETE? Look at the materials on the Northville High School DECA website
30 COMPETITION PREPMeetings Practice Role Plays Enrolled & Engaged in Classes Guest Speakers Interaction with Area Coordinators Review Material on Website
31 LINK TO CURRICULUM Marketing Entrepreneurship Internship Business Tech Consumer MathEconomicsAP EconomicsAccountingWorkplace FundamentalsComputer Tech I & IICo-Op
32 PERFORMANCE INDICATORS Performance indicators are the subject sub-categoriesPerformance indicators are different for each competitive category although some overlap does exist
33 WHAT DOES COMPETITION LOOK LIKE? At the District level, the first step is to complete the on-line exam in your competitive area.Date: TBDLocation: NHS, Rm. 205December 1 – 11, 2014
34 MULTIPLE CHOICE EXAM 100 Multiple Choice Questions 85 Minutes Taken on-lineDate and Time TBD
35 WHAT DOES COMPETITION LOOK LIKE? The day of the event, students will arrive at Lakeland High School. After initial instructions, students will be dispersed to their competitive holding area. Students will be given instructions by the event manager. Students will be called into the prep area, given the problem to solve, and read and devise their solution to the case study. Students will be escorted to the competition room to meet with their judge. Once they have completed their presentation, students will exit the room and return to the general meeting area for lunch. At the announced time, students will be told to take a seat in the auditorium for entertainment and the start of the awards ceremony.
36 ROLE PLAY Students are given a business situation to evaluate Preparation Time: 10 minutes for individuals, 30 minutes for teamsPresentation of Solution: approximately 10 minutes
37 HOW DECA INCORPORATES THE THEORETICAL A Sample Role Play
38 SCORING DECA scores the multiple choice exam Judges interview and score student performanceScores are combined to determine who moves to the next level of competitionTie-breaker: multiple choice exam
39 Economics & Mathematics All students competing at the State Career Development Conference take an exam in economics and in mathematics.Last year, Aillen You and Tiffany Loh finished in the top 10 students in the state on the economics exam!Aillen You, Tiffany Loh and Keishiro Iwasaki finished in the top 10 in the state on the mathematics exam!
43 DECA blazer required for ICDC but may be worn for other competitions Any color of dress skirt or slacks that matches the blazerTypically the skirt and slacks are grey, khaki, greyish blueFor men, a dress shirt and tieFor women, a dress blouse or sweaterKeep make-up and jewelry to a minimumIf you wear glasses, make sure they are clean!Hair must be combed and styled (NO BEDHEAD!)Nylons are to be worn for womenDress socks are to be worn for men (NO GYM SOCKS!)DECA DRESS CODE!
44 Competition Dates and Locations District Career ConferenceLakeland High SchoolJanuary 10, 2014
45 Competition Dates and Locations State Career Development ConferenceGrand Rapids, MichiganMarch 15-17, 2014
46 Competition Dates and Locations International Career Development ConferenceOrlando, FloridaApril 23-27, 2014
47 FUNDRAISING ACTIVITIES Miracle MinutesThe HaircutTrivia Night-High SchoolTrivia Night-Middle SchoolSilent AuctionSecond Annual Knowledge BeeThe RallyMSU – U of M Rivalry WeekSponsorshipsMcDonald’s NightsCash for Education Program at Busch’s
48 STUDENT MEMBERSHIP Participate in NHS DECA Event Videographer Website Design and ManagementSalesChair a DECA Event ie: Miracle Minutes, Trivia Night, Cash for Education, Raffle, Knowledge BeeWork at Community EventsPublic RelationsDisplay/Showcases
49 PARENT VOLUNTEERISM Sponsorships Judges Drivers Role Play Trainers/JudgesGuest SpeakersSign up for Cash for Education with Busch’s
50 OPPORTUNITIES Leadership Scholarships Travel Education Preparation for college and business worldMeet competitors from other schools in Michigan and the worldInteract with college representative
51 What’s Up Next!!!Mustang Football Home Games Miracle Minute September 24 McDonalds Fundraiser- 5 Mile & Beck pm September 29 Membership Recruiting Ends October 10 Silent Auction October Kick off of MSU–UM Rivalry Week November McDonald’s Fundraiser SPONSORSHIPS!!!!
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