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CTE Resource Center - Verso

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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).

Ask questions with confidence to elicit general information.


Ask questions with confidence to elicit specific information.


Communicate in a clear, complete, concise, correct, and courteous manner on personal and professional levels.


Compose and produce a variety of business messages and reports using correct style, format, and content.


Compose and produce executive summaries.


Compose business documents that reflect international differences and incorporate current practice and protocol.


Determine when more information is needed and ask appropriate questions.


Develop an outline to facilitate logical and understandable written documents.


Evaluate the quality and reliability of source information.


Incorporate information that has been gathered from other sources into written documents by the use of paraphrasing and citations.


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


Prepare a list of questions to ask an interviewer.


Prepare industry-specific technical reports incorporating graphics.


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 coherent business messages, instructions, descriptions, summaries, and reports using appropriate formats.