2018/2019 Competency-Based Task/Competency List for Leadership Development (9097/36 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 Workplace Readiness Skills: Personal Qualities and People Skills
Demonstrating Workplace Readiness Skills: Professional Knowledge and Skills
- Demonstrate effective speaking and listening skills.
- Demonstrate effective reading and writing skills.
- Demonstrate critical-thinking and problem-solving skills.
- Demonstrate healthy behaviors and safety skills.
- Demonstrate an understanding of workplace organizations, systems, and climates.
- Demonstrate lifelong-learning skills.
- Demonstrate job-acquisition and advancement skills.
- Demonstrate time-, task-, and resource-management skills.
- Demonstrate job-specific mathematics skills.
- Demonstrate customer-service skills.
Demonstrating Workplace Readiness Skills: Technology Knowledge and Skills
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.
Identifying the Characteristics, Roles, and Responsibilities of a Leader
- Identify current leaders and their distinguishing characteristics.
- Analyze the benefits and risks in assuming a leadership role.
- Determine your aptitude as a leader.
- Consider fellow classmates or team members as leaders.
- Describe the function of leadership in terms of environment, the need for change, and a leader's vision of the future.
- Establish leadership goals.
Developing Leadership Skills
- Describe universal leadership skills.
- Distinguish a leader from a manager.
- Compare the effectiveness of several leadership styles in given situations.
- Analyze your own leadership style.
- Describe techniques for motivating others.
- Specify elements of professionalism.
- Write a personal vision statement.
- Identify some advantages of having project teams in the workplace.
- Organize and lead a team through the process of completing a project with specific goals.
- Identify behaviors that lead to promotion in the modern workplace.
- Give examples of equity issues in the workplace.
Practicing Problem Solving
Managing Meetings, Time, and Resources
- Conduct a meeting, using parliamentary procedure.
- Set priorities for given situations.
- Use networking to identify available resources in several case problems.
- Give examples of comprehensive, operational, and strategic plans.
- Analyze the impact of technology on workplace communication.
- Examine your own short- and long-term goals, including resources necessary to reach these goals.
- Identify benefits of membership in student and professional organizations.
Communicating in the Workplace
- Examine the steps involved in communication.
- Demonstrate oral presentation skills.
- Demonstrate nonverbal communication techniques.
- Demonstrate elements of American and international etiquette.
- Facilitate consensus among members of a panel, serving as moderator.
- Introduce people in a variety of settings.
- Demonstrate written communication skills.
Exploring Opportunities for Leadership
- Identify a leadership opportunity in your school or community.
- Develop a plan to exercise leadership skills in a leadership opportunity.
- Analyze current trends and issues that may affect one's leadership development.
- Compare viewpoints of current authors on leadership.
- Re-examine your aptitude as a leader, using the experience gained in this course as a framework, explaining reasons for any changes in plans or strategies.
- Develop a portfolio to present to an employer or college admissions office.