# CTE Resource Center - Verso - Global Logistics and Enterprise Systems II Task/Competency List

CTE Resource Center - Verso

Virginia’s CTE Resource Center

2019/2020 Competency-Based Task/Competency List for Global Logistics and Enterprise Systems II (8422/36 weeks)

Tasks/competencies bordered in blue are considered optional 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.

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Demonstrating Personal Qualities and Abilities

  1. Demonstrate creativity and innovation.
  2. Demonstrate critical thinking and problem solving.
  3. Demonstrate initiative and self-direction.
  4. Demonstrate integrity.
  5. Demonstrate work ethic.

Demonstrating Interpersonal Skills

  1. Demonstrate conflict-resolution skills.
  2. Demonstrate listening and speaking skills.
  3. Demonstrate respect for diversity.
  4. Demonstrate customer service skills.
  5. Collaborate with team members.

Demonstrating Professional Competencies

  1. Demonstrate big-picture thinking.
  2. Demonstrate career- and life-management skills.
  3. Demonstrate continuous learning and adaptability.
  4. Manage time and resources.
  5. Demonstrate information-literacy skills.
  6. Demonstrate an understanding of information security.
  7. Maintain working knowledge of current information-technology (IT) systems.
  8. Demonstrate proficiency with technologies, tools, and machines common to a specific occupation.
  9. Apply mathematical skills to job-specific tasks.
  10. Demonstrate professionalism.
  11. Demonstrate reading and writing skills.
  12. Demonstrate workplace safety.

Examining All Aspects of an Industry

  1. Examine aspects of planning within an industry/organization.
  2. Examine aspects of management within an industry/organization.
  3. Examine aspects of financial responsibility within an industry/organization.
  4. Examine technical and production skills required of workers within an industry/organization.
  5. Examine principles of technology that underlie an industry/organization.
  6. Examine labor issues related to an industry/organization.
  7. Examine community issues related to an industry/organization.
  8. Examine health, safety, and environmental issues related to an industry/organization.

Addressing Elements of Student Life

  1. Identify the purposes and goals of the student organization.
  2. Explain the benefits and responsibilities of membership in the student organization as a student and in professional/civic organizations as an adult.
  3. Demonstrate leadership skills through participation in student organization activities, such as meetings, programs, and projects.
  4. Identify Internet safety issues and procedures for complying with acceptable use standards.

Exploring Work-Based Learning

  1. Identify the types of work-based learning (WBL) opportunities.
  2. Reflect on lessons learned during the WBL experience.
  3. Explore career opportunities related to the WBL experience.
  4. Participate in a WBL experience, when appropriate.

Managing Materials Handling Processes

  1. Identify materials handling principles.
  2. Identify systems or technologies that are used within warehouse operations at the SKU/item level (e.g., RFID).
  3. Describe packaging fundamentals (e.g., packaging functions and labeling).
  4. Evaluate issues that affect materials handling (e.g., product features).
  5. Evaluate issues that affect packaging decisions (e.g., environmental concerns, regulations, packaging inefficiencies, product features, unit loads, unit load platform).
  6. Implement packing and materials handling procedures, based on key production factors.
  7. Describe the data and documents that support the materials planning process.
  8. Demonstrate the materials planning process in an ERP system.
  9. Prepare materials planning process reports in an ERP system.

Managing Transportation Issues

  1. Identify the five modes of transportation and their respective characteristics.
  2. Describe intermodal transportation.
  3. Describe types of transportation specialists.
  4. Identify regulations that affect transportation operations.
  5. Identify the legal classification of transportation carriers.
  6. Evaluate the transportation infrastructure of a foreign country.
  7. Describe transportation management systems.
  8. Describe factors that affect transportation rates.
  9. Analyze modal and carrier selection.
  10. Describe the necessity for and variety of transportation documents.
  11. Describe the activities of shipping and receiving operations.
  12. Evaluate transportation quality.
  13. Propose improvements to an existing transportation scenario.

Managing Accounting and Finance Processes

  1. Identify basic financial terminology for logistics.
  2. Calculate the financial impact of logistics activities.
  3. Describe common financial measures of logistics performance.
  4. Differentiate between financial and management accounting.
  5. Describe the organizational and master data related to financial accounting.
  6. Design an accounting system by applying basic accounting concepts to a business scenario.
  7. Demonstrate the integration of financial accounting with other processes in an ERP system.
  8. Prepare reports in financial accounting in an ERP system.

Managing Production Processes

  1. Describe production processes (i.e., types) and procedures (i.e., steps).
  2. Differentiate between make-to-stock and make-to-order.
  3. Describe the organizational and master data associated with the production process.
  4. Demonstrate the production process in an ERP system.
  5. Prepare production process reports in an ERP system.

Managing Process Integration

  1. Describe process integration in relation to modern business operations.
  2. Track a customer order through procurement, IWM processes, and fulfillment for an existing company.
  3. Identify the integration points among the procurement, fulfillment, production, and warehouse management processes.
  4. Calculate the bottom-line effects of integrated processes.

Managing Facility Location Decisions

  1. Describe the major factors that influence facility location.
  2. Determine the optimum number of distribution facilities for an organization.
  3. Evaluate a distribution facility site’s location characteristics.
  4. Justify location decisions, using a simple grid system.

Managing International Logistics

  1. Describe factors that affect international logistics (e.g., free trade agreements, the harmonized tariff schedule of the U.S., environmental issues).
  2. Identify documentation requirements for international shipments.
  3. Describe the professional responsibilities of international trade specialists.
  4. Analyze transportation and inventory considerations for international distribution operations.
  5. Interpret data from the Logistics Performance Index.
  6. Describe the global transportation system.