Fees: DECA dues of $20.00, DECA conference fees (Regional, State & National as appropriate) $TBA IB exam fee as appropriate

Learning Recommendations: Student should have an interest in business and leadership development.

General Description:This course emphasizes understanding technical innovation, daily business functions including marketing, human resources, management and finance. This course prepares students for a Standard Level examination at the end of the course. For IB Diploma students this fits in Group 3 or 6


  • Daily business functions
  • Marketing
  • Human resources
  • Management
  • Finance


  • Students learn through a combination of:
  • Direct Instruction
  • Written assignment where students must solve a real business situation
  • Participation in DECA
  • Use of technology
  • Discussion and critical thinking

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