WHO IS DECA UNIVERSITY OF GUELPH-HUMBER? WHAT IS DECA?
Founded in 2005, DECA University of Guelph-Humber is a student-run society of the University of Guelph-Humber that strives to provide students resources and motivation that turns progressing students into aspiring leaders through training and interpersonal professional development. DECA University of Guelph-Humber is also a chapter of DECA U Ontario; a professional development organization that allows post-secondary students succeed in the development of their career and personal skills.
WHAT BENEFITS WILL DECA PROVIDE ME?
DECA truly provide benefits that go well beyond the competition environment.
As you're approaching towards any Invitationals and the Provincial conferences, you'll develop and hone your analytical and presentation skills either through one-on-one training or group training sessions. With these new skills that you've now acquired you can now use them towards any of your assignments or major projects at the university or even towards your personal development in your current or future career.
Taking part in DECA also provides you with various opportunities for you to network with other! Learn how to properly network with others through various workshops and use those skills to connect with students, both at the university and with other universities across Ontario, and even directly with industry professionals.
I WANT TO BECOME A DELEGATE! WHERE DO I SIGN UP?
We are always excited to welcome new and returning delegates to our chapter every year.
Registrations for students to become an official delegate of DECA University of Guelph-Humber occurs during months of September and October. The fee of becoming a delegate with the chapter will cost $25, with all of the fee going to DECA U Ontario.
More information on how to become a delegate for the 2016-2017 academic year will be released soon!
HOW CAN DECA PREPARE ME FOR THE BUSINESS WORLD?
Being a delegate with DECA-UGH allows you to be a part of a group that provides a real connection to the business world! By joining the chapter you are now one of the thousands of DECA delegates from across Ontario that are striving to make a difference in their lives and for society! Being apart of the chapter also allows you to take part in DECA-UGH exclusive events such as Meet the Delegates and to receive preferred pricing for our Invitational conference held at the university.
WHAT CATEGORIES CAN I COMPETE IN?
Delegates can compete in various areas of emphasis based on their interest of which it includes:
Business Management & Administration Communications & Technology Entrepreneurship Finance & Accounting Hospitality & Tourism Marketing & Sales ***Different university-held invitationals also have special categories available exclusively to their respective conferences***
If you're unsure which category you feel you would like to compete in, feel free to email us for more information or set up an one-on-one training with a mentor and discover first hand your category of choice to compete in!
I FEEL NERVOUS ON DOING MY FIRST CASE STUDY, WHERE CAN I GET MORE HELP AND TRAINING?
We strive to ensure every delegate enters all DECA case competition with knowledge, confidence, and expertise.
If you feel that you need additional training such as learning new presentation and analytical skills or require a second opinion on your performance, you can attend our training sessions or request a one-on-one session with a Mentor. For more information, visit our Mentors page!
WHO CAN I CONTACT FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION ABOUT DECA AND DECA-UGH?
To find out more about DECA University of Guelph-Humber and the benefits of joining the chapter, you can:
- Contact us at anytime at firstname.lastname@example.org on any of our social media channels - Attend our Classroom Presentations, Kick-Off, and Introduction to Cases events - Approach any one of the executives from the team during school hours and we can personally speak to you - Ask any senior delegate or your friends that have joined the chapter about their experiences with DECA-UGH & DECA U
To find out more information about DECA U Ontario, visit their website at decau.ca
DECA-UGH, University of Guelph-Humber, Toronto, Ontario