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EMERGING LEADERS COMPETITION EVENT RULES AND REGULATIONS

 
All tests will be timed in case of a tie score. Please instruct your students to bring pocket calculators if needed for that event. Scratch paper will be supplied.

ACCOUNTING
Participants will be given an examination to test their knowledge of accounting principles. This test is designed for students who have completed one year of accounting instruction. Test will be based on the material of a secondary Accounting I textbook. Score will be based on the number of correct responses.

APPLIED BUSINESS APLLICATIONS
The Applied Business Applications exam is information found in CompTIA A certification classes that are taught through ExploreNet. Score will be based on the number of correct responses.

BUSINESS LAW
Participants will be given an objective examination to test their knowledge of business law. Score will be based on the number of correct responses. The test consists of 29 True-False questions and 71 Multiple Choice. The test focuses on Contract Law and Sales Law (UCC). Approximately 70% of the questions relate to contract law or Sales Law. The balance of the test is fairly evenly divided between Consumer Protection Laws, Wills, Bankruptcy Laws and Commercial Paper. Score will be based on the number of correct responses.

BUSINESS COMMUNICATIONS
Participants will be given an objective examination to test their knowledge of personal and interpersonal communication skills. Emphasis is placed on the communication process, verbal and non-verbal skills, along with written communication skills. Score will be based on the number of correct responses.

DECA EVENTS
After the opening session, students will be directed to the waiting area for the DECA events. When it is their preparation time, the student(s) will be led into the preparation room, given the case study, scratch paper, and pencils. Individual Role Play will have 10-15 minutes to prepare and Team Role Play will have 30 minutes to prepare a solution to the problem presented in the case. At their presentation time, they will be led into the judging area and have 10 minutes to present their solution to the judges and answer questions.

ECONOMICS & PERSONAL FINANCE
Participants will be given an objective examination to test their knowledge of basic terminology, concepts and principles of microeconomics, macroeconomics and personal finance. Score will be based on the number of correct responses.

ENTREPRENEURSHIP
This examination is approximately 10% accounting, 5% economics, 5% finance 15% law, 35% management, and 30% marketing. It is intended for students with advanced studies. Score will be based on the number of correct responses.

MARKETING MANAGEMENT
The questions in this examination is drawn from both the Management and Marketing disciplines. The Marketing test questions are drawn from strategies that allow companies to succeed in today's marketplace. Areas covered are customer focus, quality, technology, market planning, research, strategy, and consumer behavior. The emerging Management paradigm focuses on leadership, teamwork, collaboration, participation, communication and motivation. Most of the test questions are from these areas. Score will be based on the number of correct responses.

SPREADSHEETS
The spreadsheet competition is a written exam covering the areas of development of general spreadsheet concepts and business use of spreadsheets. The test is not written towards any one-spreadsheet application. Score will be based on the number of correct responses.

WEB PAGE DESIGN
This test will cover the fundamentals of creating and editing web pages and web sites for the Internet or an Intranet. Topics are HTML code, design basics, web browsers, and web editing software features. Score will be based on the number of correct responses.

WORD PROCESSING
This test will cover the fundamentals of producing professional documents Such as reports, letters, manuscripts, and papers using word processing software. Area included are creating, editing, formatting, and printing professional documents. Score will be based on the number of correct responses.
For more information contact: ladonna.anderson@vcsu.edu
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Division Chair: Dr. Brenda Finger
Office Phone: 701-845-7513
Office Location: McFarland 128

Assistant: LaDonna Anderson
Email: ladonna.anderson@vcsu.edu

Office Phone: 701-845-7521
Office Location: McFarland

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