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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 A. Agriculture, Food, & Natural Resources Career Cluster
Pathway (7) Agribusiness Systems
By the end of grade Content Statement CPI# Cumulative Progress Indicator (CPI)
  • 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.A.(7).1 Develop budget, credit, and optimal application of business assets to promote business financial health, using generally accepted accounting principles to promote business financial well-being.                                                                                                                                                                                                                            
9.4.12.A.(7).2 Assess and describe inventory management using industry-specific concepts and inventory control practices to ensure adequate inventory for business demand.                                                                                                                                                                                                                            
Leadership and Teamwork: Effective leadership and teamwork strategies foster collaboration and cooperation between business units, business partners, and business associates toward the accomplishment of organizational goals.
9.4.12.A.(7).3 Employ leadership skills to accomplish goals and objectives common to business environments in this industry.                                                                                                                                                                                                                            
Technical Skills: Technical knowledge and skills play a role in all careers within the cluster and pathway.
9.4.12.A.(7).4 Demonstrate good recordkeeping strategies and techniques to accomplish business objectives common to this industry.                                                                                                                                                                                                                            
9.4.12.A.(7).5 Appraise, select, and employ technological resources to accomplish business objectives common to this industry.                                                                                                                                                                                                                            
9.4.12.A.(7).6 Describe sales and marketing principles common to organizations in this pathway to accomplish business objectives.