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WSAP Event List

This is the complete list of WSAP events for the 2014-15 school year. Clicking the title of any event will lead you to its detailed specification in PDF format. However you must log in using your BPA membership ID before you can view those documents.

Blue events require registration beforehand. Green events are open events which means that anyone who shows up may participate.

Finance

100

Fundamental Accounting

Assess entry-level basic accounting principles utilizing manual procedures. Students analyze, journalize, and post transactions

110

Advanced Accounting

Interpret and analyze partnerships, corporate, and/or manufacturing accounting data using manual methods. Students evaluate financial data and budgets, audit inventory and cost accounts, and perform payroll procedures.

125

Payroll Accounting

Process payroll data using manual payroll procedures. Students calculate gross earnings, complete payroll register, post employee records, and prepare payroll income tax forms.

145

Banking & Finance

Demonstrate and apply fundamental knowledge of the banking industry. This entry-level event tests the student's knowledge of bank operations, bank services, loans, credit administration, and customer service.

150

Financial Analyst Team

Use analytical and problem solving skills to make decisions and recommendations using financial reports, both internal and external. The team analyzes and interprets computer reports from a business case study.

155

Economic Research Individual

Create report and presentation given a specific topic.

160

Economic Research Team

Create report and presentation given a specific topic.

190

Financial Math & Analysis Concepts

Assess knowledge of basic math concepts. Students solve practical math problems related to work and consumer issues.

192

Personal Financial Management Concepts – Pilot

Assess knowledge of concepts related to the financial topics of credit, saving, investing, risk management and insurance, and retirement planning.

Business Administration

200

Keyboarding Production

Evaluate entry-level skills in keyboarding and document production.

205

Fundamental Word Processing Skills

Evaluate fundamental skills in word processing and document production.

210

Advanced Word Processing Skills

Evaluate advanced level skills in words processing and document production.

215

Integrated Office Applications

Evaluate advance level skills in information technologies and the integration of software applications.

220

Basic Office Systems & Procedures

Evaluate fundamental skills in office procedures, records and file management, and document production.

225

Advanced Office Systems & Procedures

Evaluate advanced skills in office procedures, records and file management, and document production.

230

Fundamental Spreadsheet Applications

Create, design, and test templates for spreadsheet applications that include variables, reports, and formats. Students enter and format data, enter and copy formulas, and print full documents or cell contents.

235

Advanced Spreadsheet Applications

Create, design, and test templates for spreadsheet applications that include variables, reports, and formats. Students enter and format data, enter and copy formulas, and print full documents or cell contents.

240

Database Applications

Create, design, and test templates for database applications that include variables, reports, and formats.

245

Legal Office Procedures

Evaluate knowledge of legal terminology and skills needed to prepare legal documents and function effectively in a law office.

250

Medical Office Procedures

Evaluate knowledge of medical terminology and skills needed to prepare medical documents and function effectively in a medical office.

255

Administrative Support Team

The team will function as an office staff to produce a variety of business documents.

260

Administrative Support Research Individual

Students will conduct research on the topic and present findings in a research paper, an oral presentation, and respond to questions from a panel of judges.

290

Administrative Support Concepts

Evaluate knowledge of basic administrative support concepts.

Management Information Systems

300

Computer Network Technology

Demonstrate knowledge in fundamental networking concepts including network architecture, standards, topologies, protocols, and security.

305

PC Servicing & Troubleshooting

Demonstrate knowledge of PC configuration, maintenance, and management as a computer technician.

310

Network Administration Using Microsoft®

Demonstrate knowledge of fundamental network management and maintenance tasks in a Windows® network.

315

Systems Administration Using Cisco®

Demonstrate knowledge of fundamental network management tasks in a Cisco® environment.

320

Computer Security

Demonstrate knowledge of fundamental security management tasks in Windows and Linux networking environments.

325

Network Design Team

Analyze existing and planned business environments and develop a strategy for the implementation of a network infrastructure that addresses the need(s) of the defined business environment based on the scenario provided.

330

Visual Basic/C# Programming

Evaluate knowledge of working with Visual Basic syntax, programming logic, program development, system design concepts, database, Visual Basic IDE Report Writers, designers and objects.

335

C++ Programming

Evaluate knowledge of working with structured designs, algorithms, and/or pseudo code. Use C++ computer language to create, test, and maintain computer programs.

340

Java Programming

Utilize structured designs to develop software using the JAVA programming language.

345

SQL Database Fundamentals – Pilot

Demonstrate knowledge of fundamental database development and administrative concepts.

390

Computer Programming Concepts

Demonstrate general knowledge of the computer programming industry.

391

Information Technology Concepts

Demonstrate general knowledge of the info technology industry.

Digtal Communication & Design

400

Fundamental Desktop Publishing

Evaluate knowledge and skills in using desktop publishing software to create a variety of business documents.

405

Fundamentals of Web Design

Demonstrate knowledge of fundamental web design coding and syntax.

410

Graphic Design Promotion

Develop a flyer and logo promoting the Business Professionals of America National Leadership Conference for next year.

415

Digital Publishing – Pilot

Evaluate knowledge and skills in using industry standard desktop publishing software to create a variety of interactive documents.

420

Digital Media Production

Create a one to two minute digital media production based upon the assigned topic.

425

Computer Modeling

Create a profile, concept design(s), prototype(s), and final model and/or scene based upon the assigned topic provided.

430

Video Production Team

Create a (3-5) minute video production on a specific topic provided.

435

Web Site Design Team

Team works together to create a Web site based on the topic.

440

Computer Animation Team

Create a visualization animations (not to exceed two minutes) based upon the assigned topic.

445

Broadcast News Production Team

The team will develop a 3-5 minute broadcast news production.

Management, Marketing & Communication

500

Global Marketing Team

Create report and presentation given a specific topic.

505

Entrepreneurship

Develop an operating plan and organizational structure to initiate a small business. Competitors are to assume they are presenting their business plan to potential investors at a bank with the objective of securing financing for their business venture.

510

Small Business Management Team

Create report and presentation given a specific topic.

515

Interview Skills

Assess proficiency in job search and interview situations.

520

Advanced Interview Skills

Assess advanced proficiency in job search, interview situations, and portfolio development.

525

Extemporaneous Speech

Demonstrate communications skills in arranging, organizing, and effectively presenting information orally without prior knowledge of the topic.

535

Human Resource Management

Assess interpretation of personnel policies and knowledge of human resource management.

545

Prepared Speech

Demonstrate communication skills in securing, arranging, organizing, and presenting information orally.

550

Parliamentary Procedure Team

Demonstrate the use of the correct parliamentary procedure through a chairperson's ability to conduct a business meeting in a democratic manner that allows the members of the team to effectively participate.

555

Presentation Management Individual

Create a multi-media presentation based on the assigned topic.

560

Presentation Management Team

Create a multi-media presentation based on the assigned topic.

590

Business Meeting Management Concepts

Incorporates fundamental concepts accepted as good practices in any business unit including business planning and strategy, organization and execution, trust and transparency.

591

Management Marketing and Human Resources Concepts

Assess knowledge of management, marketing, and human resources concepts.

592

Parliamentary Procedure Concepts

Demonstrate the use of correct parliamentary procedure and concepts through this objective test.

Virtual Events

Completed online, often in the form of a videoconference presentation.

Post-Secondary

For those who have graduated high school only.

105

College Accounting

Assess entry-level basic accounting principles utilizing manual procedures. Students analyze, journalize, and post transactions

115

Advanced College Accounting

Interpret and analyze partnerships, corporate, and/or manufacturing accounting data using manual methods. Students evaluate financial data and budgets, audit inventory and cost accounts, and perform payroll procedures.

130

College Payroll Accounting

Process payroll data using manual payroll procedures. Students calculate gross earnings, complete payroll register, post employee records, and prepare payroll income tax forms.

135

Managerial Accounting

Focus on strategic decision-making related to cost analysis and cost management.

140

Federal Income Tax Accounting

Demonstrate knowledge of the Internal Revenue Code presented by the Department of the Treasury.

530

Contemporary Issues

Demonstrate communications skills in arranging, organizing, and effectively presenting information orally without prior knowledge of the topic.

540

Ethics & Professionalism

Assess interpretation of ethics and knowledge of professionalism

593

Project Management Concepts

Addressing student's knowledge of basic project management

Middle Level

For Jr. High students only.

900

Financial Literacy

To develop a basic understanding of finance and accounting skills. Topics include an understanding of checking and savings accounts, debits and credits, credit cards, budgets, etc.

905

Business Math Concepts

To develop a basic understanding of personal and business-related math skills.

910

Keyboarding Production

Evaluate entry-level skills in keyboarding and document production.

915

Spreadsheet Applications

Evaluate entry-level skills in keyboarding and document production.

920

Business Communication Skills Concepts

To develop skills in business communications skills, including spelling rules, correct spelling of often used business words and correct use of grammar.

930

Computer Literacy Concepts

To develop a basic understanding of computer terminology related to operating system, hardware components, and software applications.

940

Web Site Design Team

The team will work together to create a Web site based on the provided topic.

945

Introduction to Video Production Team

Create a one minute video production based upon the assigned topic.

950

Graphic Design Promotion

Develop a theme, illustrate the theme in a logo design, and then utilize the logo in a promotional flyer.

960

Presentation Management Team

Create a multi-media presentation based on the assigned topic.

965

Prepared Speech

To provide the student an opportunity to demonstrate communication skills in securing, arranging, organizing, and orally presenting information.

970

Extemporaneous Speech

Demonstrate communication skills in arranging, organizing, and presenting information orally and effectively without prior knowledge of the topic.

975

Entrepreneurship Exploration

The students will conduct research to analyze and present information about entrepreneurship.

980

Business Fundamentals Concepts

To develop an overall familiarity to basic business knowledge skills.

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