2020 NATIONAL LEADERSHIP EXPERIENCE

2020 FBLA NLE COMPETITIVE EVENTS

NLE Special Edition of Tomorrow’s Business Leader

Featuring the highlights of the NLE including videos of pre-event content, general sessions, and keynotes, as well as links to exclusive NLE leadership content, and showcasing the national recognitions and competitive events winners, this publication has something for everyone. The special edition allows you to share directly to your social media channels, email to others, and save to your desktop.

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DIGITAL COMPETITIVE EVENTS FOR 2020 NLE

Individual Objective Test Events
Take test online via ESS

Events in this category:

  • Accounting I
  • Accounting II
  • Advertising
  • Agribusiness
  • Business Calculations
  • Business Communication
  • Business Law
  • Computer Problem Solving
  • Cyber Security
  • Economics
  • Health Care Administration
  • Insurance & Risk Management
  • Introduction to Business
  • Introduction to Business Communication
  • Introduction to Business Procedures
  • Introduction to FBLA
  • Introduction to Financial Math
  • Introduction to Information Technology
  • Introduction to Parliamentary Procedure
  • Journalism
  • Networking Concepts
  • Organizational Leadership
  • Personal Finance
  • Political Science
  • Securities & Investments

Production and Objective Test Events

  • Submit production test via Wufoo form
  • Take objective test online via ESESS
  • Events in this category:
    • Computer Applications
    • Database Design & Applications
    • Spreadsheet Applications
    • Word Processing

Objective Test and Role Play Events

  • Take objective test portion online via ESESS
    • Where collaborative objective tests are concerned, teams will take test individually and FBLA-PBL will average the scores of the team members
  • Role Play portion of event (for top 15 scoring individuals/teams only)
    • Eliminate Role Play component and make it a presentation
    • Case study will be released to state advisers, who will release to competitors, with guidelines for prep time and recording presentation for judges
  • Events in this category:
    • Banking & Financial Systems
    • Entrepreneurship
    • Global Business
    • Help Desk
    • Hospitality Management
    • Management Decision Making
    • Management Information Systems
    • Marketing
    • Network Design
    • Parliamentary Procedure
    • Sports & Entertainment Management

Presentation Events

  • Record presentation and post online for judging (no Q&A)
  • Events in this category:
    • Broadcast Journalism#
    • Business Ethics^
    • Client Service^ *
    • Electronic Career Portfolio#
    • Emerging Business Issues^
    • Graphic Design#
    • Introduction to Business Presentation#
    • Public Service Announcement#
    • Publication Design#
    • Sales Presentation#
    • Social Media Campaign#
  • #Presentation with Equipment: competitors would be allowed to share their screen to aid in presenting their project.  If sharing screen, the competitor would also have to still be seen while presenting.
  • ^Presentation without Equipment: competitors would not be allowed to share their screen while presenting.
  • *Has a case study that will be released to state advisers, who will release to competitors, with guidelines for prep time and recording presentation for judges.

Speech Events

  • Record speech and post online for judging
  • Events in this category:
    • Impromptu Speaking*
    • Introduction to Public Speaking
    • Public Speaking
  • *Has a prompt that will be released to state advisers, who will release to competitors, with guidelines for prep time and recording presentation for judges

Demonstration Events

  • Record demonstration and post online for judging (no Q&A)
  • Competitors would be allowed to share screen to aid in demonstrating project. If sharing screen, the competitor would also have to still be seen while demonstrating.
  • Events in this category:
    • Coding & Programming
    • Computer Game & Simulation Programming
    • E-business
    • Mobile Application Development
    • Website Design

Prejudged Projects with Presentation

  • Submit project only (no performance)
  • Events in this category:
    • 3-D Animation
    • Digital Video Production

Prejudged Reports with Presentation

  • Submit report only (no performance)
  • Events in this category:
    • American Enterprise Project
    • Business Financial Plan
    • Business Plan
    • Community Service Project
    • Local Chapter Annual Business Report
    • Partnership with Business Project

Interview Events

  • Prejudged materials (resume and letter of application) will not be submitted and will not be prejudged
  • Objective test for Future Business Leader will be taken via ESESS prior to interviews
  • Interviews will be scheduled and take place in real time via web-based meeting software
  • Events in this category:
    • Future Business Leader
    • Job Interview

LifeSmarts Event

  • Will proceed with a modified online competition (dates are June 8-12)
  • Because FBLA-PBL is making changes to its approach to most competitive events this year, members who qualified for the national LifeSmarts challenge will be allowed to compete in one other individual/team event this year.  This could be one of the online, objective tests that don’t require prequalification, or it can be one of the other events (performance, production, etc.) that do require prequalification.

Virtual Business Challenge Events

  • Will proceed with online competition (dates are June 8-12)
  • Because FBLA-PBL is making changes to its approach to most competitive events this year, members who qualified for one of the national Virtual Business Challenges will be allowed to compete in one other individual/team event this year.  This could be one of the online, objective tests that don’t require prequalification, or it can be one of the other events (performance, production, etc.) that do require prequalification.