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NJ World Class Standards
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 (1) Administrative Services
By the end of grade Content Statement CPI# Cumulative Progress Indicator (CPI)
Communication Skills: All clusters rely on effective oral and written communication strategies for creating, expressing, and interpreting information and ideas that incorporate technical terminology and information.
9.4.12.D.(1).1 Obtain and convey ideas and information in order to conduct business transactions.                                                                                                                                                                                                                            
  • 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.(1).2 Demonstrate knowledge of the principles of human resource development to enhance productivity and job satisfaction.                                                                                                                                                                                                                            
9.4.12.D.(1).3 Access, process, maintain, and evaluate information for projects based upon business decision-making.                                                                                                                                                                                                                            
9.4.12.D.(1).4 Demonstrate knowledge of the principles of conducting successful day-to-day business activities to sustain business functions and to prepare for unexpected events.