Welcome to the School-based
Enterprise Web site
are effective educational tools in helping to prepare students for the
transition from school to work or college. For many students, they provide
the first work experience; for others, they provide an opportunity to
build management, supervision and leadership skills. While some in the
education community have only recently discovered the value of school-based
enterprises, marketing educators and DECA advisors have used them as a
powerful teaching tool for more than four decades.
DECA, Inc., with
the sponsorship of Pepsico/Frito-Lay, Inc., has undertaken this project
to create a national network of school-based enterprises. This project
is designed to encourage educators and administrators to share their experiences
in establishing and managing such businesses and thus improve and expand
the use of this excellent tool.
With the help of
many outstanding vendors around the country, this site features a wholesale
Merchandise Mart. These vendors are offering DECA SbE's discounted prices
along with a suggested manufacturer retail price.
Thanks to the more
than 2,000 advisors who helped to provide details on their school-based
enterprise along with the many vendors who are revolutionizing the way
school-based enterprises purchase their products.