2020/2021 Competency-Based Task/Competency List for Agricultural Business Operations II (8024/36 weeks)
Tasks/competencies when marked as such; they and/or additional tasks/competencies may be taught at the discretion of the school division. All other tasks are considered essential statewide and are required of all students.are considered optional
Demonstrating Personal Qualities and Abilities
Demonstrating Interpersonal Skills
Demonstrating Professional Competencies
- Demonstrate big-picture thinking.
- Demonstrate career- and life-management skills.
- Demonstrate continuous learning and adaptability.
- Manage time and resources.
- Demonstrate information-literacy skills.
- Demonstrate an understanding of information security.
- Maintain working knowledge of current information-technology (IT) systems.
- Demonstrate proficiency with technologies, tools, and machines common to a specific occupation.
- Apply mathematical skills to job-specific tasks.
- Demonstrate professionalism.
- Demonstrate reading and writing skills.
- Demonstrate workplace safety.
Examining All Aspects of an Industry
- Examine aspects of planning within an industry/organization.
- Examine aspects of management within an industry/organization.
- Examine aspects of financial responsibility within an industry/organization.
- Examine technical and production skills required of workers within an industry/organization.
- Examine principles of technology that underlie an industry/organization.
- Examine labor issues related to an industry/organization.
- Examine community issues related to an industry/organization.
- Examine health, safety, and environmental issues related to an industry/organization.
Addressing Elements of Student Life
- Identify the purposes and goals of the student organization.
- Explain the benefits and responsibilities of membership in the student organization as a student and in professional/civic organizations as an adult.
- Demonstrate leadership skills through participation in student organization activities, such as meetings, programs, and projects.
- Identify Internet safety issues and procedures for complying with acceptable use standards.
Exploring Work-Based Learning
Note: Competencies 39-43 have been added to ensure compliance with federal legislation: National FFA Organization's Federal Charter Amendments Act (Public Law 116-7, https://www.congress.gov/116/plaws/publ7/PLAW-116publ7.pdf). All inquiries may be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org. Students are provided opportunities for leadership, personal growth, and career success. Instruction is delivered through three major components: classroom and laboratory instruction, supervised agricultural experience (SAE) program, and student leadership (FFA).
Exploring Leadership Opportunities through FFA
Training for Leadership in Agricultural Business
Developing Employability Skills
Making Consumer Choices
- Identify rights and responsibilities of customers.
- Identify methods of handling consumer complaints.
- Identify consumer-protection agencies.
- Identify components of a guarantee, a warranty, and a contract.
- Explain information found on product labels.
- Describe various types of insurance coverage.
- Identify banking services.
Managing Financial Records
Performing Computer Operations for Agriculture
Understanding Basic Economics
Planning the Agribusiness
Understanding Agricultural Business Structures and Procedures
- Describe entrepreneurship and its role in the agricultural industry.
- Compare the major types of agricultural business ownership.
- Describe employer obligations to employees.
- Examine principles of proper business etiquette.
- Identify employee incentives and fringe benefits.
- Identify methods of extending credit.
- Compute gross and net pay.
- Maintain a filing system using Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP).
- Prepare customer account statements.
- Maintain a business checking account.
- Complete a mock business tax form.
- Write letters or e-mails to customers.
Conducting a Needs Assessment
Using Business Laws in Agricultural Business
Planning Production of the Product(s) or Service(s)
Marketing Agricultural Products or Services
Operating the Agricultural Business
- Explain production of an agricultural commodity or performance of an agricultural service.
- Implement marketing strategies.
- Maintain business records.
- Identify hazards that may cause fire, injury, or poisoning.
- Perform applicable workplace skills.
- Operate selected machinery and/or equipment.
- Develop a machinery/equipment maintenance plan.
- Interpret animal, plant, soil, and/or mechanical test results.
- Identify selected chemicals, medicines, and other hazardous materials.