# CTE Resource Center - Verso - Business Law Task 1988004042

CTE Resource Center - Verso

Virginia’s CTE Resource Center

Identify crimes often associated with businesses and organizations (e.g., embezzlement, extortion, computer crimes).


Identification should include examples such as
  •  embezzlement
  •  extortion
  •  computer crimes
  •  larceny
  •  forgery
  •  bribery.
Explanation should note that business crimes are not generally associated with force or violence, physical injury to others, or physical damage to property.

Related Standards of Learning

History and Social Science


The student will demonstrate skills for historical thinking, geographical analysis, economic decision making, and responsible citizenship by

  1. planning inquiries by synthesizing information from diverse primary and secondary sources;
  2. analyzing how political and economic trends influence public policy, using demographic information and other data sources;
  3. comparing and contrasting historical, cultural, economic, and political perspectives;
  4. evaluating critically the quality, accuracy, and validity of information to determine misconceptions, fact and opinion, and bias;
  5. constructing informed, analytic arguments using evidence from multiple sources to introduce and support substantive and significant claims;
  6. explaining how cause-and-effect relationships impact political and economic events;
  7. taking knowledgeable, constructive action, individually and collaboratively, to address school, community, local, state, national, and global issues;
  8. using a decision-making model to analyze the costs and benefits of a specific choice, considering incentives and possible consequences;
  9. applying civic virtues and democratic principles to make collaborative decisions; and
  10. communicating conclusions orally and in writing to a wide range of audiences, using evidence from multiple sources and citing specific sources.

Other Related Standards

FBLA Competitive Events and Activities Areas

Business Law



The topic for this event changes from year to year. The annual topic may or may not correlate with this particular course. Please refer to the current Virginia FBLA State Handbook.

NBEA Achievement Standards for Business Law

Analyze the impact and consequences of selected criminal violations on businesses.


Define different types of business crime (e.g., arson, forgery, and embezzlement).


Differentiate between categories of crime (e.g., treason, felony, and misdemeanor).


Explain the concept of "white collar crime" and provide examples.


Identify different areas of civil law that impact business (e.g., tort, contract, and property law).