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Mission Statement

To bring business and education together in a positive working relationship through innovative leadership and career development programs.

Description

FBLA is the premier organization for student leaders preparing for careers in business, management, entrepreneurship, and technology.

 For over 70 years FBLA has been the place where more than 15 million students have found the keys to unlocking the doors to career success, personal achievement, and business leadership. Along with the Middle Level and Collegiate Division (Phi Beta Lambda), FBLA is the place where business and education comes to life for students!

 Through FBLA's motto of SERVICE, EDUCATION, and PROGRESS more than 250,000 students participate in innovative leadership and career development programs that bring together members on the local, regional, state, national, and international levels.

Code of Ethics

I will be honest and sincere.

I will approach each task with confidence in my ability to perform my work at a high standard.

I will willingly accept responsibilities and duties.

I will seek to profit from my mistakes and take suggestions and criticisms directed toward the improvement of myself and my work.

I will abide by the rules and regulations of my school.

I will exercise initiative and responsibility and cooperate with my employer and fellow workers.

I will dress and act in a manner that bring respect to me and my school.

I will seek to improve my community by contributing my efforts and my resources to worthwhile projects.

Creed

I believe education is the right of every person.

I believe the future depends on mutual understanding and cooperation among business, industry, labor, religious, family and educational institutions, as well as people around the world. I agree to do my utmost to bring about understanding and cooperation among all of these groups.

I believe every person should prepare for a useful occupation and carry on that occupation in a manner that brings the greatest good to the greatest number.

I believe every person should actively work toward improving social, political, community and family life.

I believe every person has the right to earn a living at a useful occupation.

I believe every person should take responsibility for carrying out assigned tasks in a manner that brings credit to self, associates, school and community.

I believe I have the responsibility to work efficiently and to think clearly. I promise to use my abilities to make the world a better place for everyone.

Goals

  • 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 in the development of individual projects which contribute to the improvement of 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