Fees: DECA dues of $20.00

Learning Recommendations: Successful completion of Sales & Marketing 1 or IB Business & Management SL General Description: This class provides hands-on-retail experience by operating the Agora (Student Store).


  • Marketing
  • Purchasing
  • Merchandising
  • Business communications
  • Management and operations
  • Inventory control
  • Human relations

Strategies: Students learn through a combination of:

  • Operation of the Agora
  • Membership in DECA
  • Participation in DECA conferences

Equipment to be provided by student: None

Note: Students join DECA and take an active role in DECA conferences. These provide students with the opportunity to travel and meet students from Washington State and throughout the United States.