Americans for the Competitive Enterprise System, Inc. of Western PA (ACES)Search Again
Americans for the Competitive Enterprise System, Inc. is a non-profit, non-political, educational organization promoting the understanding of free market economics to students, teachers, and the general public through partnerships between the business and education communities.
Programs and Services
ACES premier program is Pennsylvania Business Week. PBW is a one-week in-school program with a rigorous curriculum that teaches students about the American economic system. Business Week is designed to allow teams of high school students to manage companies through a business simulation for an entire week. Students are taught how to manage finances, understand the factors of production, execute effective advertising campaigns, and work together as a team to achieve success.