National Business
Education Association
Standards Alignment

The National Business Education Association (NBEA) publishes a set of National Standards, which they recommend as the blueprint for business and CTE curriculum around the country.

Our Business curriculum is divided into three broad subject categories: “Accounting”, “Management”, and “Marketing”. Below you will find how we align to each category.

National Standards for Business Education 2020 Edition

NBEA Personal Finance Standards

We’ve aligned our curriculum to the Personal Finance section of the 2020 edition of the National Standards for Business Education. You will see how we align to the knowledge statements related to Personal Decision Making, Earning and Reporting Income, Managing Finances and Budgeting, Saving and Investing and more. Click the link for a details on how our lessons, activities and games align to these concepts.

NBEA Personal Finance Standards

Activity Type Key:

Articles
Videos
Interactive Calculators
Comprehensive Tools
Includes Built-In Assessment

Accounting Standards

Standard Activity Type of Activity
The Accounting Profession Understanding the role of accountants in business and society
Careers in the accounting profession
Business Ethics Overview
Financial Reports Financial Analysis through key ratios
Managerial Accounting
Creating Financial Statements
Audits and Fraud
What is an Income Statement?
What is a Balance Sheet?
Cash Flow Statement
GAAP – Liability Accounting
GAAP – Asset Accounting
GAAP – Accounting for Equity
GAAP – Accounting Revenue and Expenses
GAAP – Accounting Gains and Losses
Issuing stock and dividends
GAAP – Financial Reporting and Terms
Types of Companies
Forms of Business Ownership
Leading VS Directing
Human Resource Planning
Short Term and Long Term Financing
Financial Analysis Financial Analysis through key ratios
Operating Ratios
Short Term and Long Term Financing
Cash Flow Statement
Accounting Principles GAAP – Financial Reporting and Terms
GAAP – Asset Accounting
GAAP – Liability Accounting
GAAP – Accounting for Equity
GAAP – Accounting Revenue and Expenses
GAAP – Accounting Gains and Losses
Interpretation And Use Of Data Cost Accounting
Managerial Accounting
Compliance Taxation Overview
Tax Filing and the 1040 EZ
Common Tax Deductions
Payroll Best Practices

Management Standards

Standard Activity Type of Activity
Management Functions Importance of Planning and Vision
Centralized and Decentralized Management Explained
Leading VS Directing
Management Theories Management Theories and How They Are Used
Business Organization Forms of Business Ownership
Ethics and Social Responsibility Business Ethics Overview
Social Responsibility In Management
Human Resources Human Resource Planning
Industry Analysis Competitive Advantage
Building a Case Study
Financial Decision Making What is an Income Statement?
What is a Balance Sheet?
Cash Flow Statement
Short Term and Long Term Financing
Internal Risk Management
Integrating Risk Management
Analyzing Financial Statements

Marketing Standards

Standard Activity Type of Activity
Foundations of Marketing Foundations of Marketing
Consumers and Their Behavior Analyzing Consumer Behavior
Working With Segments and Target Markets
External Factors Ethics In Marketing
The Marketing Mix Classifying Products and Services
The Product Lifecycle
Pricing Strategies
Planning and Evaluating Business Advertising
Personal Selling
The Marketing Plan Developing A Marketing Plan

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