FTCE Business Education 6-12

The Florida Teacher Certification Exam (FTCE) Business Education 6-12 Subject Area Exam covers a tremendous amount of material. Our study guide focuses on the competencies you need to prepare for the test. The NavaED Business Education 6-12 book includes descriptions of each of the nine competencies on the exam with detailed information on each of the associated skills. We have taken the test specifications and blue print to create a study guide that specifically aligns with the material on the exam. Listed below are the topics included in the study guide with links to more detailed information about each topic.

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Competency 1: Knowledge of Information Technology

Competency 2: Knowledge of Communication

Competency 3: Knowledge of Accounting and Personal Finance

Competency 4: Knowledge of Business Management and Administrative Procedures

Competency 5: Knowledge of Entrepreneurship and Marketing

Competency 6: Knowledge of Business Law and Ethics

Competency 7: Knowledge of Foundations, Teaching Methods, and Professional Development

Competency 8: Knowledge of International Business

Competency 9: Knowledge of Career Development


Competency 1: Knowledge of Information Technology

This section of the FTCE Business Education 6-12 exam encompasses 15% of the questions and covers a broad range of information technology topics. Our study guide includes the following topics:

  • Touch keyboarding techniques

  • Functions and common features of computer programs

  • Networks in business applications

  • Troubleshooting hardware and software problems

  • Entry-level computer coding practices

  • Emerging Technologies and devices

 
HTML DOM Tree Model

HTML DOM Tree Model

 

Competency 2: Knowledge of Communication

This section of the FTCE Business Education 6-12 exam encompasses 10% of the questions and focuses on appropriate methods for business communication. Our study guide includes the following topics:

  • Rules for standard grammar and punctuation

  • Communications skills in verbal, written, and nonverbal formats

  • Internal and external communication skills

  • Business documents

Competency 3: Knowledge of Accounting and Personal Finance

This section of the FTCE Business Education 6-12 exam encompasses 10% of the questions and tests your understanding of financial information. our study guide includes the following topics:

  • Manual and computerized accounting concepts, principles, and procedures

  • Financial data and statements

  • Personal money management and consumer credit strategies

  • Financial institutions services and products

 
Example Income Statement

Example Income Statement

 

Competency 4: Knowledge of Business Management and Administrative Procedures

This section of the FTCE Business Education 6-12 exam encompasses 10% of the questions and includes a range of management concepts. Our study guide includes the following topics:

  • Management theories, styles, functions, and procedures

  • Business organizational structures and management responsibilities

  • Human resource management principles

  • Information technology security, privacy, and risk management

  • Professional business behavior and customer service strategies

Competency 5: Knowledge of Entrepreneurship and Marketing

This section of the FTCE Business Education 6-12 exam encompasses 10% of the questions and covers concepts of business ownership and marketing. Our study guide includes the following topics:

  • Types of business ownership

  • Characteristics of entrepreneurship

  • Strategies for starting and maintaining a profitable business

  • Principles of marketings strategies

 
Principles of Supply and Demand

Principles of Supply and Demand

 

Competency 6: Knowledge of Business Law and Ethics

This section of the FTCE Business Education 6-12 exam encompasses 10% of the questions and includes legal structures, laws, and business ethics. Our study guide includes the following topics:

  • Legal processes, procedures, and documents associated with business and technology

  • Major types and characteristics of laws

  • Jurisdiction and laws of federal, state, district, and local courts

  • U.S. government regulations and business operations

  • Contract law, law of sales, and consumer law

  • Ethical business practices

Competency 7: Knowledge of Foundations, Teaching Methods, and Professional Development

This section of the FTCE Business Education 6-12 exam encompasses 15% of the questions and focuses on the fundamentals of instruction and assessments. Our study guide includes the following topics:

  • Publications, organizations, and current trends in business education

  • Curriculum planning and development for diverse learners

  • Developing and cultivating stakeholder partnerships

  • Instructional strategies in employability skills

  • Presentation and assessment techniques for diverse student populations

  • Tools and instructional resource materials for diverse learners

 
Bloom’s Taxonomy and Higher Level Thinking

Bloom’s Taxonomy and Higher Level Thinking

 

Competency 8: Knowledge of International Business

This section of the FTCE Business Education 6-12 exam encompasses 10% of the questions and focuses on international business practices. Our study guide includes the following topics:

  • Communication strategies for international business relations

  • Social, cultural, and ethical factors that impact the global business environment

  • Political, legal, and economic factors that impact the global business environment

  • Financial and marketing decisions that impact the global business environment

Competency 9: Knowledge of Career Development

This section of the FTCE Business Education 6-12 exam encompasses 10% of the questions and focuses on assisting students transition from school to careers and higher education. Our study guide includes the following topics:

  • Tools, resources, and strategies to facilitate professional transition

  • Emerging workplace trends, career paths, and related issues

  • Workplace expectations and soft skills related to career development

 
Business Trends - Multigenerational Workforce

Business Trends - Multigenerational Workforce

 
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Our FTCE Business Education 6-12 Subject Area Exam prep book provides detailed information about each competency on the test. It covers technology, communication, accounting, personal finance, management practices, entrepreneurship, marketing, business law, ethics, international business, teaching methods, and career development. The book includes two practice tests with detailed answer explanations. There are 175 practice test questions to help you prepare for the exam. The book is almost 200 pages and is specifically aligned to the FTCE Business Education 6-12 specifications and test blueprint.