Topics include resume writing, filling out job applications, interviewing, writing business letters, communication, public speaking, business math, career planning, accounting, earning money skills, and more.
Resources include lessons, lesson plans, and worksheets. We also have included informative articles and helpful advice for learning and improving these skills.
RESUMES AND RESUME WRITING
Resumes, Resume Writing, and Cover Letter Lessons
Resume writing can at first seem overwhelming. These lessons focus on learning about resumes and resume writing. Students learn the importance of resumes, and how to write a clear and effective resume.
JOB INTERVIEWS: INTERVIEWING
Job Interviews: Interviewing Skills Lessons
Teach and learn basic interviewing skills, preparation, techniques, dress, and etiquette for having a successful interview.
CAREER PLANNING, EXPLORATION, AND PREPARATION
Career Planning, Exploration, and Preparation Lessons
Basic career development planning skills, career exploration, and preparation lessons. Students learn about themselves, their strengths and weaknesses, for a particular career. They also learn how to prepare for, and learn skills and techniques for a successful career and balanced life.
Filling in a Job Application Form Lesson
Students practice writing and filling out job sample application forms while learning to prepare for the real world of work and employment. Materials include printable job application worksheets and a sample resume.
Business Writing Lessons
Lessons on effective business writing.Students learn about the importance of business writing, learn how to write a formal business letter, and practice writing general business letters.
Effective Time Management
An introduction to effective time management strategies, and other business management skills.
PUBLIC SPEAKING AND COMMUNICATION SKILLS
Public Speaking and Communication Skills
Learn about public speaking and related business communication skills.
KEYBOARDING AND TYPING SKILLS
Keyboarding Skills and Typing Lessons
Keyboarding teaching lesson plans with practice drills and printable fingering worksheets.
WORD PROCESSING – MICROSOFT WORD
Microsoft Word Introduction Lesson
An introduction to using Microsoft Word office software. Word Processing lesson plan and lesson.
STARTING A BUSINESS
Starting a Business
Learn important concepts for starting a business. Learn an introduction to starting a business, how to choose a business, identifying a market, and calculating how much it will cost.
Basic Accounting Lessons
Students learn basic accounting principles, bookkeeping skills, and methods. Learn about the accounting equation, GAAP, assets, liabilities, revenues, expenses, and other important accounting terms.
Learn about business law and how to define and identify various law terminology and vocabulary. Learn about law in our society. Learn about crimes relevant to the business community and how it affects business.
BUSINESS MARKETING AND SALES
Introduction to Business Marketing
Students learn to explain and define various marketing terms and how they relate to the business world.
Selling Techniques Lesson
An introduction to effective selling strategies, techniques, and other business marketing skills.
Basic Principles of Marketing
Introduces the basic principles of marketing and how businesses use these principles.
Cultural Diversity in the Workplace
An introduction to cultural diversity in the workplace. Students learn diversity issues and why diversity policies are essential in today’s business.
An introduction to organizational culture in the workplace.
A lesson on effective business meeting strategies. Learn how to maximize your time at a meeting and get your job done more efficiently.
An introduction to brainstorming techniques. Learn how to brain storm to help solve business problems.
An introduction to the concepts and principles of teamwork in the workplace.
Working as a Team Member
Introduction to the key concepts of teamwork and working as a team member.
Learn some of the key attributes of the effective leader.
Learn about body language as a form of communication.
Learn to identify and practice basic negotiating skills.
Customer service lessons and training. Topics include an introduction to customer service, its importance to business, and how to deal with customers.
Dealing with Difficult People
Learn techniques for to dealing with difficult behavior in the workplace.
An introduction to project management in the workplace.
An introduction to analytical skills and problem solving.
GIVING AND RECEIVING CRITICISM
Giving and Receiving Criticism
An introduction to giving and receiving criticism in the workplace.
HOW TO BE ASSERTIVE
How to be Assertive
An introduction to being assertive. Students learn and practice assertive techniques, and learn to recognize aggression, submission, and assertiveness.
PLANNING AND ORGANIZING
Planning and Organizing
An introduction to the principles of planning and organization.
An introduction to living a healthy life.
An introduction to learning styles.
WHOLE BRAIN LEARNING
Whole Brain Learning
An introduction to whole-brain learning, and an opportunity to explore a sample whole-brain technique.
COPING WITH LOSS
Coping with Loss
An introduction to coping with all types of loss including personal loss, loosing a job, and economic loss.
A guide to improving your self-esteem. Discuss the causes of low self-esteem and suggest some self-help techniques for raising it.
Teach and learn the basic concepts and usage of basic business math and consumer math. These lesson plans, business lessons, interactive material, and worksheets will introduce your students to basic math concepts. This page highlights our material that fits into a traditional business math curriculum. It begins with more simple money math, decimals, place value, addition, subtraction, percentages, earning money, income and wages, taxes, checking accounts, bank savings accounts, and more consumer math skills. Examples and problems.
Along with working, students need to learn about earning and making money. Learn different ways that people make money. Practice reading and understanding employee earnings statements, paychecks, time card sheets, income, health insurance, deductions, and other lessons related to salary, earning and making money for different careers.
INFORMATION ON CAREERS, WORK, AND BUSINESS SKILLS
Careers, Work, Business Skills, Jobs
Helpful career, work, and business information. Advice and tips to help you with your own career and work skills. Includes information on getting a job, writing resumes, job search, and interviewing. Once you get a job, learn business skills such as writing business letters and public speaking.