CTE Resource Center - Verso

Virginia’s CTE Resource Center

2018/2019 Competency-Based Task/Competency List for Introduction to Leadership (9091/18 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 Workplace Readiness Skills: Personal Qualities and People Skills

  1. Demonstrate positive work ethic.
  2. Demonstrate integrity.
  3. Demonstrate teamwork skills.
  4. Demonstrate self-representation skills.
  5. Demonstrate diversity awareness.
  6. Demonstrate conflict-resolution skills.
  7. Demonstrate creativity and resourcefulness.

Demonstrating Workplace Readiness Skills: Professional Knowledge and Skills

  1. Demonstrate effective speaking and listening skills.
  2. Demonstrate effective reading and writing skills.
  3. Demonstrate critical-thinking and problem-solving skills.
  4. Demonstrate healthy behaviors and safety skills.
  5. Demonstrate an understanding of workplace organizations, systems, and climates.
  6. Demonstrate lifelong-learning skills.
  7. Demonstrate job-acquisition and advancement skills.
  8. Demonstrate time-, task-, and resource-management skills.
  9. Demonstrate job-specific mathematics skills.
  10. Demonstrate customer-service skills.

Demonstrating Workplace Readiness Skills: Technology Knowledge and Skills

  1. Demonstrate proficiency with technologies common to a specific occupation.
  2. Demonstrate information technology skills.
  3. Demonstrate an understanding of Internet use and security issues.
  4. Demonstrate telecommunications skills.

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.

Identifying the Characteristics, Roles, and Responsibilities of a Leader

  1. Describe the actions and attributes of effective leaders.
  2. Describe the characteristics of effective followers.
  3. Identify roles and responsibilities of a leader.
  4. Relate one's own skills, aptitudes, and interests to the roles and responsibilities of a leader.

Examining Leadership Skills

  1. Describe leadership skills.
  2. Define leadership styles.
  3. Identify types of power.
  4. Determine leadership styles appropriate for given situations, focusing on the need for a flexible approach.
  5. Examine methods of resource management.
  6. Establish personal short- and long-term goals.

Practicing Practical Problem Solving

  1. Analyze various problem-solving processes.
  2. Demonstrate problem-solving processes.

Conducting Effective Meetings

  1. Identify types of meetings.
  2. Plan an effective meeting.
  3. Select physical arrangements for a meeting.
  4. Conduct a meeting, using selected parliamentary procedures.

Communicating in the Workplace

  1. Examine the steps involved in communication.
  2. Use oral communication techniques to achieve personal and professional goals.
  3. Apply forms of written communication to achieve personal and professional goals.
  4. Identify appropriate and inappropriate uses of technology in communication.
  5. Present an idea in various settings.

Exploring Opportunities for Leadership

  1. Explain the components of a strategic plan.
  2. Revise personal and professional goals as a result of studying Introduction to Leadership.
  3. Identify resources available to build leadership capacity.