Minnesota Collegiate DECA is a student–centered, advisor-guided organization which provides the vehicles for personal and professional growth and challenges students to use innovative thinking and action in partnering with alumni and industry.
What is Collegiate DECA?
Collegiate DECA is a student driven organization that values competence, innovation, integrity, and teamwork. We prepare students for careers by integrating skills learned in the classroom into real world experiences.
Collegiate DECA programs assist in developing academically prepared, community oriented, professionally responsible, experienced leaders. Our students major in a variety of academic programs with a strong focus on business-related fields.
Collegiate DECA conferences and other activities give students unique access to internships, scholarships, competition, and professional networking.
Collegiate DECA’s programs and competitive events are clustered around six academic areas.
Our Guiding Principles:
Integrates into Classroom Instruction
As an integral component of academic instruction, Collegiate DECA activities can provide authentic, experiential learning methods to help members succeed in college and prepare for careers.
Collegiate DECA members put their knowledge into action through rigorous project. based activities that require creative solutions with practical outcomes.
Connects to Business
Partnerships with businesses at local, national and international levels provide student members realistic insight into industry and provide internships and career opportunities.
As in the global economy, a spark of competition drives our members to excel and improve their performance. Campus competition teams also bring recognition to students and academic programs.
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