FBLA stands for Future Business Leaders of America. FBLA provides you with a variety of opportunities outside of the classroom. It will help you become business leaders. You will learn to participate in group activities, to preside at meetings and conferences, to work effectively on committees, engage in practical decision-making, and learn the value of competition along with the challenge of defeat.
In preparation for an active leadership role, today's classroom instruction is not enough to develop strong, assertive leaders. Through Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA), members learn how to lead and participate in group discussions, preside at meetings and conferences, work effectively within committees and engage in practical problem solving and decision making.Members learn the value of competition on local, district, state and national levels by experiencing the responsibility of success as well as the challenge of defeat.Through contact with teachers, advisers, employers and interested business-people, FBLA members gain confidence in themselves and their abilities.
- Develop competent, aggressive business leadership
- Strengthen the confidence of students in themselves and their work
- Create more interest in and understanding of American business enterprise
- Encourage members to contribute to the improvement of their home, business and community
- Develop character, prepare for useful citizenship and foster patriotism
- Encourage and practice efficient money management
- Encourage scholarship and promote school loyalty
- Assist students in the establishment of occupational goals
- Facilitate the transition from school to work