Why DECA? Connects to business Builds insight into business industry Applies learning Enhances skills of professionalism DECA Integrates into classroom instruction Both extra- and cocurricular Promotes competition Drives members to strive for personal goals Why DECA? Networking opportunities Competitive excellence Professional development Recognition and exposure DECA promotes free enterprise and entrepreneurship DECA Ontario has over 7 000 members in over 165 high schools DECA offers various levels of competitive recognition in over 30 occupational areas Starting a Chapter 1 2 3 4 • Fall Symposium - Today • Register Chapter - Tomorrow • Recruitment Activities – 2 weeks • Student Registration – Closes October 15th Conferences & Competitions EVENT NAME DATE LOCATION NARCON Registration Deadline Oct. 1, 2010 DECA Ontario Office DECA Membership Fees Deadline Oct. 15, 2010 DECA Ontario Office York Regionals Oct. 28, 2010 Seneca College Online Testing for Marketing & Business Administration Cluster Online Testing for Finance & Hospitality Cluster Online Testing for Principles Categories TDSB & TCDSB & Nor-Eastern Regionals Hamilton & Private Regionals NARCON Waterloo Regionals Peel & Dufferin-Peel Regionals Nov. 2, 2010 Nov. 3, 2010 Online at school Nov. 4, 2010 Nov. 6, 2010 Ryerson University Nov. 9, 2010 Nov. 10-14, 2010 Nov. 18, 2010 Nov. 20, 2010 Hamilton Convention Centre Washington DC, USA Bingemans St. Roche CSS Conferences & Competitions EVENT NAME DATE LOCATION Additional Membership Dues Nov. 30, 2010 DECA Ontario Office Provincial Registration Fees Due Dec. 10, 2010 DECA Ontario Office Toronto Sheraton Hotel Registration Fees Deadline Dec. 15, 2010 DECA Ontario Office Written Event Papers Due Jan. 14, 2011 DECA Ontario Office Advisor Training Jan. 27, 2011 Capitol Banquet Hall London/Windsor Training Jan. 29, 2011 AB Lucas, London DECA Provincials Feb. 13 to 15, 2011 Toronto Sheraton Centre Conferences & Competitions EVENT NAME DATE LOCATION ICDC Registration Due Mar. 1, 2011 DECA Ontario Office ICDC Advisor Meeting Mar. 30, 2011 Capitol Banquet Hall Apr. 28 - May 5, 2011 Orlando, FL, USA DECA Ontario 2011-2012 Exec Applications Due May. 10, 2011 Parkside HS DECA Ontario 2011-2012 Exec Interviews May. 14, 2011 Toronto Sheraton Centre Bowl Blast Registration May. 20, 2011 DECA Ontario Office Bowl Blast May. 28, 2011 Play Time Bowl 65th DECA ICDC Competitive Events Program Overview Poster Reference/Reminder of all events’ requirements DECA Guide Photocopy specific sections for students once they choose an event Deca.ca Competitive Events Listing Deca.org Chapter Resources, High School Event Overview Must qualify at Regional Competition Completely open, not a qualifier • Principle Events • Individual Series Events • Team Decision Making Events • Quiz Bowl • Online Events • DECA Ontario’s Special Events (UG and UW) • Written Business Proposals Principles Events PBM Principles of Business Administration and Management: 1st year DECA students; ANY grade PFN Principles of Finance: 1st year DECA students; ANY grade PHT Principles of Hospitality and Tourism: 1st year DECA students; ANY grade PMK Principles of Marketing: Grade 9 only Part 1 Part 2 Business administration core exam Content interview 100 MC questions 10 minutes to review a given assignment/case 10 minutes to discuss designated concepts with judge Individual Oral Events 11 events in total Compete individually Part 1 Part 2 Cluster Exams 2 Cases Studies 100 MC questions 10 minutes to prepare 10 minutes to discuss designated concepts with judge Team Oral Events 7 events in total 2 students per team New Category: Marketing Communications (MCDM) Part 1 Part 2 Cluster Exams; Written Individually; Average Score 1 Case Study; Prepare and Present in Pairs 100 MC questions 30 minutes to prepare 15 minutes to discuss designated concepts with judge Online Events Virtual Business Challenge (Retail) Virtual Business Challenge (Sports) • Computerized simulation of retail environment • 1 to 3 per team • Goal: Manage marketing concepts and strategies to maximize profits • Scores posted and viewed online • Computerized simulation of sports franchise • 1 to 3 per team • Goal: Manage marketing concepts and strategies to maximize profits • Scores posted and viewed online Stock Market Game • Consists of written document and oral presentation • 1 to 3 per team • Goal: increase value of beginning stock portfolio H&R Block Dollars and Sense • Run through the Virtual Business – Personal Finance software • 1 to 3 per team • Goal: manage personal finance (e.g. credit cards, bills, bank accounts, etc.) Ontario Special Events – Provincials Only University of Guelph Event University of Waterloo Event • 2 per team • Grade 11 and 12 students only • Business case (by Guelph Management and Economics) 2 to 5 pages will be posted on website • 10 minute presentation for judge • Laptops and other visuals allowed • Individual event • Grade 11 and 12 students only • Business case (by Waterloo Accounting and Finance) 2 to 5 pages will be posted on website • 10 minute presentation for judge • Laptops and other visuals allowed *Finalist can compete at ICDC in SMI event *Finalist can compete at ICDC in ACT event Leadership Development Academy • A number of students can attend this event at Provincials • Allowed registrants based on chapter membership, 1:10 ratio Chapter Management Establishing an Executive Team Program of Work = Plan for the Year Marketing Fundraisers Training Training Case Preparation Practice old cases Performance indicators familiarization Test Preparation Practice old tests Glossary of terms from relevant texts Resources Fall Symposium Resource CD www.deca.ca www.deca.org www.glencoe.com/sec/busadmin/marketing/ QUESTIONS?