The Future of Business

FBLA-PBL is where you find leaders worth following.

Future Business Leaders of America-Phi Beta Lambda (FBLA-PBL) 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-PBL is the place where the world’s business finds its leaders.

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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-PBL a powerful tool for teaching business leadership to the next generation of entrepreneurs and executives. FBLA-PBL is a global leader in Career Technical Education (CTE). Founded in 1942, FBLA-PBL is the second oldest of all Career Technical Student Organizations (CTSOs) after The National FFA Organization (Founded in 1928).

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Middle School

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High School

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College

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Professional Division

  • 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-PBL’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-Phi Beta Lambda and, as an active member, I shall strive to develop the qualities necessary in becoming a responsible business leader.

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