# CTE Resource Center - Verso - Marketing, Advanced Task 896546639

CTE Resource Center - Verso

Virginia’s CTE Resource Center

Describe the role of professional/trade organizations in career development.

Definition

Explanation should include a description of the benefits of professional organizations and trade associations (e.g., Chamber of Commerce, Retail Merchants Association, American Marketing Association) to one's career development and should compare the types of organizations and associations with which marketing personnel may affiliate.

Process/Skill Questions

  • What are the different types of professional and trade organizations associated with the marketing profession?
  • What are the benefits of professional and trade organization membership?
  • How do trade organizations benefit the industry they represent?
  • What marketing-related professional and trade organizations are available in the local area?
  • What part do professional/trade organizations play in professional networking?
  • What criteria can be used to determine which professional/trade organizations will best benefit an individual’s career development?
  • How would taking on a leadership role in a professional/trade organization help with an individual’s career development?

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.