# CTE Resource Center - Verso - Business Law Related NBEA Achievement Standards for Communication

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Related NBEA Achievement Standards for Communication

NBEA Achievement Standards for Communication

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 and discuss biased communication (age, race, religion, sexual orientation, physically challenged, and sexual harassment) cases that have become legal precedents.

 

Collaborate with students and business professionals via the Internet to acquire needed expertise to solve specific business problems.

 

Complete job application forms.

 

Define ethics and identify the process by which individuals develop the foundation for making ethical decisions.

 

Discuss appropriate spoken and written actions when leaving a job under various circumstances (e.g., resignation and termination).

 

Discuss basic concepts of negotiations.

 

Discuss behavior alteration techniques.

 

Discuss employing ethical political strategies to achieve goals and advance careers.

 

Discuss employment law as an employee, including non-compete clauses in employment contracts.

 

Discuss illegal and discriminatory interview questions.

 

Discuss supervision as a process for reaching goals through the use of human resources, technology, and material resources.

 

Discuss the impact of legislation (Americans with Disabilities Act and Family Medical Leave Act) on employment practices.

 

Participate in and analyze mock interviews, emphasizing critical times at the beginning and the end of an interview.

 

Prepare a list of common mistakes made by interviewees.

 

Prepare a list of questions to ask an interviewer.

 

Prepare responses to commonly asked interview questions.

 

Role-play interview situations for simulated job opportunities.

 

Write a formal application message, resume, and follow-up message for a job opportunity.

 

Write a job interview thank-you message.

 

Write a simple application letter and resume for a simulated job opportunity.