BEHIND THE SCENES

For nearly eighty years, Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) has been dedicated to inspiring and developing the next generation of leaders by preparing members for careers in business and business-related fields. More than a quarter million strong, FBLA is the largest business career student organization in the world.

MISSION STATEMENT

To bring business and education together in a positive working relationship through innovative leadership and

career development

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 that 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.

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.

PLEDGE

I SOLMNLY PROMISE to uphold the aims and responsibilities of Future Business Leaders of America-Phi Beta Lambda and, as an active member, I shall strive to develop the qualities necessary in becoming a responsible business leader.