Future Business Leader


Category: Objective Test/Interview

Type: Individual

Grade Level: 12

Competitor Limit: Seniors entered in the Job Interview event are eligible to enter this event.

Event Guidelines

Objective Test:

  • Participants must furnish their own No. 2 pencils and erasers and their own calculators (No graphing or financial calculators, phones, or other memory storage devices are allowed).
  • The objective test is 50 percent of the score for the preliminary round of the event.

Cover Letter and Resumé:

  • The cover letter and resumé submitted for the Job Interview event will be used for the Future Business Leader event.

Preliminary Interview:

  • The Job Interview preliminary interview score will be used as the preliminary Future Business Leader interview score.
  • The interview score is 50 percent of the score for the preliminary round of the event.

Final Interview

  • The top eight (8) finalists will be scheduled for a final seven (7) minute interview.
  • The Future Business Leader Final Interview Rating Sheet will be used for the interview.
  • A panel of judges will conduct the interview. The Job Interview resumé will be used during this interview to help judges learn more about each student.

Competency:

  • Accounting
  • banking
  • business procedures
  • communications
  • economics
  • ethics
  • global business
  • law
  • management
  • marketing
  • math
  • technology
  • FBLA organization, national bylaws, and handbook
  • national competitive event guidelines
  • national publications
  • creed and national goals

Eligibility:

Seniors entered in the Job Interview event are eligible to enter this event.

Judging

The final interview for Future Business Leader will determine the winner. All judges’ decisions are final.

Who Goes to Nationals?

The first-, second-, and third-place winners of this event will represent Nebraska in the Future Business Leader event at the National Leadership Conference. Future Business Leader Scholarships will be presented to the national competitors in the Future Business Leader event.

Rubrics

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