Degrees and Certifications:
Future Business Leaders of America
The shield stands for our organization which provides opportunities for each and every member to
become a leader of tomorrow.
The word “Future” reminds us that the future of the world depends upon the quality leadership we are able to
produce and we in FBLA will be the business leaders of the future. We must learn to recognize the situations in
which our individual talents will become useful.
The world of “business” is our world. To be successful in business, a person must be educated both
formally and informally in business methods and procedures and in the basic principles of our
economic system and government.
The word “leaders” represents the search for knowledge in order for us to become better citizens. The
knowledge will prepare us for the great task of leadership ahead.
Finally, we think about “America”. The future of America depends on our generation. We should pledge
ourselves to use any abilities endowed to us to make America a better place for everyone.
The word “service” denotes the idea that every individual should be interested in and take
responsibility for promoting better social, political, community, and family life.
The word “education” is symbolic of the idea that education is the right of every
individual in America.
The word “progress” represents the challenge of tomorrow which depends on mutual understanding
and cooperation of business, industry, labor, religious, and education institutions and by the people of
our own and other lands.