PURPOSE OF FBLA
The purpose of the Future Business Leaders of America
is to provide, as an integral part of the instructional program, additional
opportunities for secondary students in business education to develop
vocational and career supportive competencies and to promote civic and
To develop competent, aggressive business leadership
strengthen the confidence of students in themselves and their work
To create more interest in and understanding American
To encourage members in the development of individual
projects which contribute to the
improvement of home, business, and community
To develop character, prepare for useful citizenship,
and foster patriotism
To encourage and practice efficient money management
To encourage scholarship and promote school loyalty
To assist students in the establishment of occupational
To facilitate the transition from school to work.
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 al 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 and that this right
should not be denied because of race, color, creed, sex, or handicap.
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 work 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