2020 NATIONAL LEADERSHIP ONLINE EXPERIENCE

PBL NLE COMPETITIVE EVENTS

NLE Special Edition of Tomorrow’s Business Leader

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DIGITAL COMPETITIVE EVENTS FOR 2020 NLE

Individual Objective Test Events
Take test online via ESS

Events in this category:

  • Accounting Principles
  • Computer Concepts
  • Contemporary Sports Issues
  • Cyber Security
  • Entrepreneurship Concepts
  • Financial Concepts
  • Information Management
  • Insurance Concepts
  • Justice Administration
  • Macroeconomics
  • Management Concepts
  • Marketing Concepts
  • Microeconomics
  • Networking Concepts
  • Organizational Behavior & Leadership
  • Personal Finance
  • Programming Concepts
  • Project Management
  • Retail Management
  • Sports Management & Marketing
  • Statistical Analysis

Production and Objective Test Events

  • Submit production test via Wufoo form
  • Take objective test online via ESESS
  • Events in this category:
    • Accounting for Professionals
    • Administrative Technology
    • Business Communication
    • Computer Applications
    • Cost Accounting

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:
    • Accounting Analysis & Decision Making
    • Business Decision Making
    • Economics Analysis & Decision Making
    • Financial Analysis & Decision Making
    • Financial Services
    • Help Desk
    • Hospitality Management
    • Human Resource Management
    • Management Analysis & Decision Making
    • Marketing Analysis & Decision Making
    • Parliamentary Procedure

Presentation Events

  • Record presentation and post online for judging (no Q&A)
  • Events in this category:
    • Business Ethics^
    • Business Law^
    • Business Presentation#
    • Business Sustainability^
    • Client Service*^
    • Computer Animation#
    • Emerging Business Issues^
    • Forensic Accounting*#
    • Global Analysis & Decision Making*#
    • Integrated Marketing Campaign#
    • Network Design*#
    • Sales Presentation#
    • Social Media Challenge#
    • Strategic Anal. & Decision Making^
  • #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*
    • 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 presenting.
  • Events in this category:
    • Website Design

Prejudged Projects with Objective Test

  • Submit project to state adviser
  • Take objective test online via ESESS 
  • Events in this category:
    • Desktop Publishing

Prejudged Reports with Presentation

  • Submit report only (no performance)
  • Events in this category:
    • Community Service Project
    • Small Business Management Plan

Prejudged Report

  • Submit report for judging
  • Events in this category:
    • Local Chapter Annual Business Report

Interview Events

  • Prejudged materials (resume and letter of application) will not be submitted and will not be prejudged
  • Unit plan for Future Business Educator will be submitted and judged as part of the existing process for preliminary and final round of competition
  • Objective test for Future Business Executive 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 Educator
    • Future Business Executive
    • Job Interview