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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 N. Marketing Career Cluster
Pathway (6) Professional Sales & Marketing
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.N.(6).1 Gather, access, synthesize, evaluate, and disseminate information to aid in making sales.                                                                                                                                                                                                                            
9.4.12.N.(6).2 Employ concepts and actions used in this pathway to determine client needs and wants and to develop personalized communications intended to influence purchasing decisions and enhance future business opportunities.                                                                                                                                                                                                                            
Employability and Career Development: Employability skills and career and entrepreneurship opportunities build the capacity for successful careers in a global economy.
9.4.12.N.(6).3 Understand concepts, tools, and strategies used in this pathway to explore, obtain, and develop sales careers.