ERIC Number: ED194797
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1979-Sep-14
Reference Count: N/A
Farm Business Manager. A Catalog of Tasks, Performance Objectives, Performance Guides, Tools, and Equipment. Revised for Use in South Carolina.
Dawson, Marilyn Gardipee; Krogstad, Roland
Designed to provide performance objectives and performance guides associated with current occupational information relating to the job content farm business manager, this Vocational-Technical Education Consortium of States (V-TECS) catalog lists eighty-two competences performed by farm business managers in the areas of obtaining and/or disposing of farm enterprises; managing and supervising the labor supply; managing crop, livestock, and machinery and equipment programs; managing farm buildings; managing the finances and taxes of the farm business; and performing general administrative services. (These competencies were derived from a search of job-based information provided in technical manuals, certification requirements, and other germane literature and from surveys of incumbent workers and supervisors.) Listed under each competence are (1) a performance objective which includes the conditions under which students will perform the objective, the performance required of the student after instruction has taken place, and a job-relevant standard for measuring successful performance of the objective; (2) a list of necessary tools and equipment; and (3) a performance guide or list of procedural steps identified as subordinate to task performance. (Appendixes contain a brief list of references and a cross-reference table of duties, competences, and performance objectives.) (MN)
Descriptors: Administrator Education, Administrators, Agricultural Education, Behavioral Objectives, Business Education, Business Skills, Competence, Competency Based Education, Farm Management, Job Analysis, Job Skills, Learning Activities, Managerial Occupations, Occupational Information, Vocational Education
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom; Reference Materials - Directories/Catalogs
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Vocational Technical Education Consortium of States, Atlanta, GA.; Wisconsin State Board of Vocational, Technical, and Adult Education, Madison.