ERIC Number: ED437563
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1998-Sep
Business Financial Occupations: Skill Standards.
Vocational Technical Education Consortium of States, Decatur, GA.
This report organizes the information provided by 71 individuals in finance-related occupations in 11 states into skills inventories for persons in these jobs. The skills inventories contain the following sections: (1) occupation-specific knowledge (communication, mathematics, science); (2) workplace behaviors (work ethics, interpersonal relationships, teamwork, solving problems and critical thinking); (3) technical skills--core skills (planning and organizing, verifying and maintaining records, performing clerical duties, using software applications, accounting functions, banking operations, loan activities, communications); and (4) technical skills--occupation-specific (accounting and tax preparation, tax preparers, banking operations, investment activities, loan procedures). The guide also contains a skill standards matrix and appendixes that provide survey results, an equipment and software list, and a management occupations matrix. (KC)
Descriptors: Accounting, Adults, Business Education, Business Skills, Employment Potential, Finance Occupations, Job Skills, Occupational Information, Office Occupations Education, Standards
Vocational Technical Education Consortium of States, 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, GA 30033-4097. Tel: 800-248-7701 (Toll Free).
Publication Type: Legal/Legislative/Regulatory Materials
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Vocational Technical Education Consortium of States, Decatur, GA.
Note: For related skill standards documents, see CE 079 652, ED 406 518, and ED 411 465.