ERIC Number: ED421655
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1998-Feb
Reference Count: N/A
Business/Computer Technologies. State Competency Profile.
Ohio State Univ., Columbus. Center on Education and Training for Employment.
This document contains 272 competencies, grouped into 36 units, for tech prep programs in the business/computer technology cluster. The competencies were developed through collaboration of Ohio business, industry, and labor representatives and secondary and associate degree educators. The competencies are rated either "essential" (necessary to ensure minimal levels of employability by entry employees; must be included in all new tech prep programs) or "recommended" (suggested addition to the State Competency Profile). Competency builders are included for each competency. A matrix relates the units to nine occupations within the business and computer technologies occupational cluster. The units cover the following groups of competencies: employability skills; professionalism; teamwork; professional practices; workplace safety; project management; problem analysis; general administrative functions; economic and business principles; basic computer concepts and applications; technical documentation; customer relations; general office functions; general accounting functions; specialized accounting functions; financial management functions; business law; legal office procedures; legal concepts; computer user support; data warehousing; software methodology; operating systems; application programming and design; network operations; basic mainframe concepts; computer hardware design and maintenance; small business management; supervision; quality assurance; telephony functions; training; statistics; banking basics; world cultures and basic principles of marketing. (KC)
Descriptors: Accounting, Associate Degrees, Business Skills, Competence, Competency Based Education, Computer Oriented Programs, Computer Science Education, Computer Software, Data Processing, Employment Potential, High Schools, Information Systems, Job Skills, Office Occupations Education, Teaching Guides, Tech Prep, Technical Occupations, Two Year Colleges, Vocational Education
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
Sponsor: Ohio State Dept. of Education, Columbus. Div. of Vocational and Career Education.; Ohio Board of Regents, Columbus.
Authoring Institution: Ohio State Univ., Columbus. Center on Education and Training for Employment.
Identifiers - Location: Ohio