Business Activities

Members must complete 12 activities and complete the Future level to continue to the Business level. The form must be submitted by the local adviser by March 1. Pins are sent to local chapter advisers to present at a local awards ceremony or FBLA event.

Instructions

Advisers: Share this page with your members and have them complete the activities. Members save their work locally. Once you have verified members have completed the activities, submit this form.

Students: Save and document your work using any of the following methods:

  • Google Docs/Dropbox
  • Flash Drive/Share drive on your school server
  • Journaling/blogging platform
  • Social media platforms

When you have completed the activities, have your adviser verify your work and submit the award form.

Advisers:

**Please Note—Please review the Tallo online profile instructions with your student (Activity 11). Remind them to share the profile with you when they have completed all activities for the Business Level. Once you approve the profile and all activities for the Business Level, submit the entry/submission form for the Business Award.


Service

Complete three (3) activities from this section. The first two (2) are required.

Activity 1 (Required): Technology/FBLA Organization and National Programs
Make a 1–3 minute oral informational presentation about FBLA to a business, a class, or at a chapter meeting. (Record and save a copy of the presentation).

Activity 2 (Required): Communications/FBLA Organization and National Programs
Design a social media graphic, Instagram post, or Twitter post with #FBLA:AWorldofOpportunity. (Post to one of your chapter’s social media outlets).

Activity 3 Communications/Service Learning
Research community service grants that are available. Present your findings and any recommendations on grants to pursue to the FBLA Local Officer Team and Local Adviser(s) in a one-page memo. (Save a copy of your memo).

Activity 4 Communications/FBLA National Organization and Programs
Prepare a print ad and an audio podcast about American Enterprise Day or FBLA-PBL Week. (Save a copy of the print ad and podcast).

Activity 5 Communications/Service Learning
Participate in a community service project that your chapter is sponsoring. (Prepare and save a summary about the project and what you learned).

Activity 6 Communications/FBLA National Organization and Programs
Help plan and conduct one of the FBLA Ceremonies (FBLA Emblem CeremonyChapter InstallationOfficer Installation, or New Member Induction Ceremony) at a local chapter meeting, an Open House, a local chapter event, or for a new or reactivated FBLA chapter. (Post a photo on your chapter’s Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram Account).

Activity 7 Communications/FBLA Organization and National Programs
Help organize an activity or event for your local chapter to promote American Enterprise Day or FBLA-PBL Week. (Prepare a news release).

Activity 8 Communications/Service Learning
Participate in a literacy project i.e. visit a kindergarten classroom and read a book, tutor an after-school reading program, or help plan a chapter book drive. (Post of photo of you participating in the project to one of your chapter’s social media tools i.e. Instagram, Facebook, You Tube, Twitter. Include a brief description of the project).

Activity 9 Technology/FBLA Organization and National Programs
Prepare a local calendar of activities for your local chapter with at least two ideas for chapter activities each month. (Save a copy of your calendar).

Activity 10 Communications/Service Learning
Help create and present a skit that teaches safety or environmental awareness to elementary students. (i.e. Halloween safety,  emergency in case of a fire or 911 calls,  home safety, internet safety, the importance of the environment and going green, etc.) Prepare a news release.


Education

Complete five (5) activities from this section. The first two (2) are required.

Activity 11 (Required): Marketing/Technology/FBLA Organization and Programs
Update your online leadership profile at Tallo. Click here for instructions as to what to include.

Activity 12 (Required): Entrepreneurship/Career Awareness and Exploration
Prepare a resume, cover letter, and complete the job application form applying for your dream job.  Download the job application form, print it, and complete in black ink. (Save your resume and cover letter. Scan and save your job application form).

Activity 13 Technology
Complete the Digital Citizenship Quiz.

Activity 14 Entrepreneurship
You have just been hired at the XYZ Corporation. Your first task is to develop a new green product or invention.  (Complete the invention/product form and prepare and save a graphic design of your new product or invention).

Activity 15 Accounting
In a memo to your adviser, explain the importance of high ethical standards in the preparation of financial statements and what FBLA-PBL goal that this could tie to. (Save a copy of the memo).

Activity 16 Business/Career Exploration
Successfully complete one (1) grading period in a business course with a grade of ‘B’ or better.

Activity 17 Communications
Prepare an agenda for two (2) chapter meetings. (Save copies of the agendas that you prepared).

Activity 18 Entrepreneurship/Career Exploration
Visit and tour a business dressed in business attire. (Write a brief summary about the tour and include a photo of you and your members in front of the business that you toured.  Save this document).

Activity 19 Communications
Complete a one-page report on a local, state, or national business leader. (Save a copy of the report).

Activity 20 Technology/Marketing
Read an article from the internet or a business magazine on a new trend in technology. (Prepare and save a brief summary of the article).


Progress

Complete four (4) activities from the list below. The first one (1) is required.

Activity 21 (Required): Information Technology/Communications
Prepare a recruitment brochure for your local FBLA chapter. (Save a copy of the brochure).

Activity 22 Communications/FBLA Organization and Programs
FBLA’s parliamentary authority is Robert’s Rules of Order-Newly Revised.  (Complete the Parliamentary Procedures worksheet).

Activity 23 FBLA Organization and National Programs
Plan an icebreaker for your local chapter members and present it at a local chapter meeting or in a class. (Record and save a copy of the icebreaker presentation).

Activity 24 FBLA Organization and National Programs
Recruit one (1) new Professional Division member.

Activity 25 Communications/FBLA Organization and National Programs
Submit a news release about your chapter’s activities to Tomorrow’s Business Leader, FBLA’s national publication for members, and include at least one digital photo or image.

Activity 26 Technology/FBLA Organization and National Programs
Participate in the Virtual Business Challenge or Virtual Finance Challenge. (Write a one-page paper about what you learned. Save a copy).

Activity 27 Communications/FBLA Organization and National Programs
Write a letter to your school superintendent or principal about the benefits of FBLA. (Save a copy of the letter).

Activity 28 FBLA Organization and National Programs
Participate in a task that is assigned by your local chapter adviser.

Activity 29 Communications/Technology
Use FBLA’s various social media tools. Like the FBLA National Center Facebook page and follow on Twitter.

Activity 30 Communications
Attend a community or school meeting, such as Rotary Club, Chamber of Commerce, School Board, Jaycee’s, Kiwanis, PTA, etc. (Post a photo on your chapter’s Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram account).

Activity 31 National Programs
Participate in the Spring Stock Market Game. (Write a memo to your adviser about what you learned. Save a copy of the memo).