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Content Area: 21st-Century Life and Careers
9.4 Career and Technical Education
ContentArea 21st-Century Life and Careers
Standard 9.4 Career and Technical EducationAll students who complete a career and technical education program will acquire academic and technical skills for careers in emerging and established professions that lead to technical skill proficiency, credentials, certificates, licenses, and/or degrees. (For descriptions of the 16 career clusters, see the Career Clusters Table.)
Strand D. Business, Management & Administration Career Cluster
Pathway (2) Business Information Technology
By the end of grade Content Statement CPI# Cumulative Progress Indicator (CPI)
Ethics and Legal Responsibilities: Legal responsibilities, professional ethics, and codes of conduct affect management practices, business performance, and regulatory compliance, as well as the confidence of customers, business partners, and investors.
9.4.12.D.(2).1 Demonstrate knowledge of laws and regulations affecting business operations and transactions in order to ensure compliance with industry requirements.                                                                                                                                                                                                                            
  • Roles within teams, work units, departments, organizations, inter-organizational systems, and the larger environment impact business operations.

  • Key organizational systems impact organizational performance and the quality of products and services.

  • Understanding the global context of 21st-century industries and careers impacts business operations.
9.4.12.D.(2).2 Demonstrate knowledge of the principles of effective use of financial resources.                                                                                                                                                                                                                            
9.4.12.D.(2).3 Access, process, maintain, and evaluate information for projects based upon business decision-making processes.                                                                                                                                                                                                                            
9.4.12.D.(2).4 Demonstrate knowledge of the principles of conducting successful day-to-day business activities in order to sustain business functions.                                                                                                                                                                                                                            
9.4.12.D.(2).5 Plan an organization or department with the goal of maximizing its contribution to business success.