Fees: $40 for DECA dues, $65 for DECA conference fees, $15 for DECA t-shirt

Learning Recommendations: Successful completion of BU125A/B - Sales & Marketing 1 or BU651A/B - 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.

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