Virtual Business Challenge
1 November 2011 - 18 November 2011
various cities, Louisiana
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Organizer: Louisiana DECA
The DECA Virtual Business Challenge is event where students use highly visual simulation software (like SimCity) to start up and manage a retail business. Students download software over the Internet at no charge and compete for the highest score (profit) against schools across the United States. The DECA Virtual Business Challenge (VBC) encourages DECA members to test their skills at running and managing a business individually or as a team. Participants do market research to learn about their location and potential customers, they purchase products, price them, merchandise them, advertise using various methods, keep inventory, review financial statements, and the many other functions with operating a retail store.