NBEA (National Business Education Association) standards have been correlated to ensure that students and adults are afforded equal access to fundamental business knowledge and skills and, therefore, an equal opportunity for success in life" (National Standards for Business Education, NBEA, 2007).
Analyze the management functions and their implementation and integration within the business environment.
Analyze various schools of ethical thought as they relate to business decisions.
Compare and contrast the organizing function to other management functions.
Compare and contrast leadership styles.
Compare and contrast the leading/directing function to other management functions.
Compare and contrast the planning function to other management functions.
Compare the forms of business ownership.
Create a personal code of ethics.
Describe components of a personal code of ethical behavior.
Evaluate a business code of ethics.
Evaluate communications for effectiveness.
Examine the roles of ethics and social responsibility in decision making.
Explain the importance of ethical standards in conducting business.
Explain the importance of operating within an ethical work environment.
Explain the relationship between ethics and governmental regulations.
Express complex issues, using appropriate verbal and/or written communications.
Identify and provide examples of the basic forms of business ownership (e.g., sole proprietorship, partnership, cooperative, LLC, and corporation).
Identify effective communication skills.
Identify effective communication skills for the business environment.
Identify ethical considerations resulting from various situations (e.g., technological advances, international competition, employer-employee relationships, and consumer relations).
Identify government regulations that have resulted from social irresponsibility.
Identify government regulations that have resulted from unethical behavior.
Identify major problems that prevent effective communication in business.
Identify the impact of unethical behavior on a business.
Identify variations of basic ownership forms (e.g., franchise, limited partnership, limited liability company, and S corporation).