IT, Finance, Business Management and Administration


State Qualifying Event: 

Not Required


Teams of 4


National Competition

Competition Type: 

Occupational Related

This team event tests students� knowledge in starting their own business. They develop business plans that identify needed products or services in a local market. Emphasis is placed on financial planning and practicality of the product/service. Teams must deliver an oral presentation based on their written plans and successfully explain how they would respond to specific problems typical in the first year of business.


The career competitions of the SkillsUSA Illinois Championships follow the current edition of the SkillsUSA Technical Standards. These are available to professional members (advisors and teachers) as a membership benefit following their submission of membership.