The Future of Business

FBLA is where you find leaders worth following.

Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) is the largest and longest-serving student business organization in the world. In more than 75 years of service to schools and communities in Oklahoma, the United States, and around the world, FBLA is the place where the world’s business finds its leaders.

The Business Educator’s Top Choice

Each year, nearly 7,500 business educators at the collegiate, high school, and middle level/junior high levels make FBLA a powerful tool for teaching business leadership to the next generation of entrepreneurs and executives. FBLA is a global leader in Career Technical Education (CTE). Founded in 1942, FBLA is the second oldest of all Career Technical Student Organizations (CTSOs) after The National FFA Organization (Founded in 1928).

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  • Develop competent, assertive (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
FBLA’s mission is to bring business and education together in a positive working relationship through innovative leadership and career development programs.
  • 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 brings respect to me and my school.
  • I will seek to improve my community by contributing my efforts and my resources to worthwhile projects.

I believe:

  • education is the right of every person.
  • 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.
  •  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.
  • every person should actively work toward improving social, political, community, and family life.
  • every person has the right to earn a living at a useful occupation.
  • every person should take responsibility for carrying out assigned tasks in a manner that brings credit to self, associates, school, and community.
  • 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.

I solemnly promise to uphold the aims and responsibilities of Future Business Leaders of America and, as an active member, I shall strive to develop the qualities necessary in becoming a responsible business leader.

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