# CTE Resource Center - Verso - Marketing, Advanced Task 1330504453

CTE Resource Center - Verso

Virginia’s CTE Resource Center

Identify the importance of continuing professional development activities for all employees.

Definition

Identification should include a variety of employee professional development activities:
  • Attendance and involvement in department, division, staff or other designated meetings
  • On-the-job coaching and feedback counseling
  • Serving as a conference leader or trainer
  • Formal presentations
  • Cross training
  • Special assignments or team projects
  • Internal and external training opportunities
  • Coursework
  • Mentoring
  • Workshops
  • Membership in professional associations

Process/Skill Questions

  • In what occupations is it essential for employees to participate in ongoing professional development? 
  • How can the effectiveness of professional development be measured?
  • Why is a cross-trained employee of more value to a company?
  • How might younger workers be able to mentor older workers?
  • How can training others assist in developing one's own leadership skills?
  • What is the role of the supervisor in developing employee skills?
  • How can an employee identify professional development opportunities outside the workplace?
  • Why is it important for leaders to continue pursuing professional development opportunities?
  • Why should professional development be engaging and hands-on?

Related Standards of Learning

English

11.5

The student will read, interpret, analyze, and evaluate a variety of nonfiction texts including employment documents and technical writing.
  1. Apply information from texts to clarify understanding of concepts.
  2. Read and correctly interpret an application for employment, workplace documents, or an application for college admission.
  3. Analyze technical writing for clarity.
  4. Paraphrase and synthesize ideas within and between texts.
  5. Draw conclusions and make inferences on explicit and implied information using textual support.
  6. Analyze multiple texts addressing the same topic to determine how authors reach similar or different conclusions.
  7. Analyze false premises, claims, counterclaims, and other evidence in persuasive writing.
  8. Recognize and analyze use of ambiguity, contradiction, paradox, irony, sarcasm, overstatement, and understatement in text.
  9. Generate and respond logically to literal, inferential, evaluative, synthesizing, and critical thinking questions about the text(s).

12.5

The student will read, interpret, analyze, and evaluate a variety of nonfiction texts.
  1. Use critical thinking to generate and respond logically to literal, inferential, and evaluative questions about the text(s).
  2. Identify and synthesize resources to make decisions, complete tasks, and solve specific problems.
  3. Analyze multiple texts addressing the same topic to determine how authors reach similar or different conclusions.
  4. Recognize and analyze use of ambiguity, contradiction, paradox, irony, overstatement, and understatement in text.
  5. Analyze false premises claims, counterclaims, and other evidence in persuasive writing.

Other Related Standards

National MBAResearch Standards-Business Administration

Utilize career-advancement activities to enhance professional development.