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All Aspects of the Industry
SDCOE-ROP/CTE
Fall 2012
ALL ASPECTS
“COMPONENTS OF AN INDUSTRY OR BUSINESS THAT MAKE THE
BUSINESS SUCCESSFUL”
Forges links between schools, businesses,
and community institutions.
 Prepares students with a variety of skills in
a fast-changing workplace.
 Students are shown the “Big Picture” of the
industry and general technological
principles important to the specific
industry.
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 Integrating academic and CTE
 Empowering learners to make career and
life choices
 Enabling learners to adapt to technological
change
 Involving learners in economic
development
Business Planning
How regulatory laws can have an impact
on a business’ operations.
 Ways an employee can influence company
decision-making policy
 The differences between delivering
products and delivering services.
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Business Planning
Career Development Skills
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Distinguish between types of
decisions
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◦ Economic
◦ Technical
◦ Social
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Utilize problem solving skills
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Identity the problem for resolution
Define critical issues
Analyze causes of a problem
Utilize research and assessment
skills
 Examine results of a problem
 Offer solutions to a problem
 Select a solution to a problem
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Implement an action plan
Prepare a business plan outline
the costs to open a new
business
Design a floor plan for new
equipment
Interview a company on their
hiring goals and objectives
when hiring staff
Management
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What is the “chain of command”
◦ How does the “chain of command” work
What is the significance of a company’s
workplace culture
 How cultural and gender diversity can have
a positive effect on an industry
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Management
Career Development Skills
Outline the procedures
involved in ordering,
distributing, and
controlling supplies
 Explain an ordering
decision
 Requisition
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◦ Supplies
◦ equipment
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Prepare a booklet
outlining supply and
equipment orders.
Include examples of
forms and what
information is needed
to process the
requisition in a timely
fashion.
Health, Safety & Environment
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List Management’s responsibility for a safe
workplace
◦ What are the benefits of good workplace
ergonomics.
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How to avoid job-specific health threats
The benefits of good workplace ergonomics
Effects weather has on an industry
Health, Safety and Environment
Career Development Skills
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Comply with safety and
health rules in a given
work environment,
including:
◦ Following established
emergency procedures
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Exhibit the safe use of
tools and equipment
Maintain clean and orderly
work area(s)
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Develop a set of
instructions for medical
emergencies
Create a display to
promote conservation
for a community Earth
Day Event
Research what
precautions are taken to
make the buildings and
surrounding parking lots
safe at night
Community Issues
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Why is a company’s public perception
important?
Why is it important for a company to
provide access needs of the physically
challenged?
Why is it important for a company to
contribute through volunteer work?
Community Issues
Career Development Skills
In your industry,
choose a company
and list positive and
negative perceptions
 Rate if your company
is accessible to the
physically challenged
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Develop a short
range and a long
range goal to change
the public’s negative
perception
 Create and present a
PowerPoint on your
company’s
community projects
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Principals of Technology
What are the basic resources necessary
for your company
 What are ergonomics and why are they
important
 What academic or technical education is
needed to perform the technical and or
production skills
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Principles of Technology
Career Development Skills
In your industry,
develop a resource
guide specific to your
company
 Outline the level of
education and or
technical training
needed for entry level
positions
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Post the resource
guide to the
company’s website
◦ Develop and present
the resource guide to
employees
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Create and present a
PowerPoint on the
company’s entry level
positions
Personal Work Habits
List non-technical skills and characteristics
expected in the workplace
 What are the benefits of having a positive
attitude, personal fitness and appearance
and readiness to work
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Personal Work Habits
Career Development Skills
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Why is it important to
being fit for work?
How would you
characterize the
company’s
expectations regarding
◦ Attitude
◦ Appearance
◦ fitness
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Define and explain the importance
of the following worker
characteristics
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Cooperation
Integrity
Honesty
Positive Attitude
List and defend your strong
worker characteristics
List your worker characteristics
that need further development
Technical & Production Skills
Research the certifications requirement
for a specific position
 Obtain technical information and training
for a specific position
 List positions that are inter-related
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Technical & Production Skills
Career Development Skills
What are the
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advantages of an
industry
certification?
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 Research the
technical training
needed for a specific
position
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 List positions that
are inter-related
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Locate information on
positions requiring
industry certification
Develop a brochure on
a specific position listing
the technical training
required
Develop a spreadsheet
that shows inter-related
positions
Labor Issues
The importance of knowing your rights as
a worker
 Advantages/disadvantages of hourly and
salaried pay
 The importance of cultural sensitivity
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Labor Issues
Career Development Skills
Research your
 Develop and present your
company’s employee
rights as an employee
rights
 Create a spreadsheet
 Develop a list of
showing the
salary and hourly
advantages/disadvantages
positions
of salary and hourly pay
 Identify skills needed  Create a brochure on
to maintain effective
cultural sensitivity for
work relations with
your company
colleagues
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Finance
What are the key factors effecting profit
and loss
 What are the implications for a company
extending credit
 How does the company acquire capital to
operate?
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Finance
Career Development Skills
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Research financial
vocabulary
List the steps of an
accounting cycle
How has technology
increased and/or
decreased the costs of
operations
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Create a glossary of
financial terms and there
meaning
Interview a financial
manager on the
accounting cycle
◦ Create a brochure
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Develop and present how
technology increased
and/or decrease the costs
of operations

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