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      2013-14

      Secondary/Post-secondary Events

       

      (100) Fundamental Accounting (S) - Assess entry-level basic accounting principles utilizing manual procedures.  Students analyze, journalize, and post transactions; develop general and subsidiary ledgers; and prepare payroll and financial reports.

      (105) College Accounting (PS) - Assess entry-level basic accounting principles utilizing manual procedures.  Students analyze, journalize, and post transactions; develop general and subsidiary ledgers; and prepare payroll and financial reports.

      (110) Advanced Accounting (S) - Interpret and analyze partnerships, corporate, and/or manufacturing accounting data using manual methods.  Students evaluate financial data and budgets, audit inventory and cost accounts, and perform payroll procedures.

      (115) Advanced College Accounting (PS) - Interpret and analyze partnerships, corporate, and/or manufacturing accounting data using manual methods.  Students evaluate financial data and budgets, audit inventory and cost accounts, and perform payroll procedures.

      (120) Accounting Using QuickBooks® - Process accounting data using QuickBooks® software.  Points are awarded based on contestant answers to audit questions, as verified by the financial documents produced.

      (125) Payroll Accounting (S) - Process payroll data using manual payroll procedures.  Students calculate gross earnings, complete payroll register, post employee records, and prepare payroll income tax forms. 

      (130) College Payroll Accounting (PS) - Process payroll data using manual payroll procedures.  Students calculate gross earnings, complete payroll register, post employee records, and prepare payroll income tax forms.

      (135) Managerial Accounting (PS) - Focus on strategic decision-making related to cost analysis and cost management.

      (140) Federal Income Tax Accounting (PS) - Demonstrate knowledge of the Internal Revenue Code presented by the Department of the Treasury. 

      (145) Banking & Finance - Demonstrate and apply fundamental knowledge of the banking industry. This entry-level event tests the student's knowledge of bank operations, bank services, loans, credit administration, and customer service.

      (150) Financial Analyst Team - Use analytical and problem solving skills to make decisions and recommendations using financial reports, both internal and external. The team analyzes and interprets computer reports from a business case study.

      (155) Economic Research Individual (S) - Create report and presentation given a specific topic.

      (160) Economic Research Team (S) - Create report and presentation given a specific topic.

      (190) Financial Math & Analysis Concepts-Open - Assess knowledge of basic math concepts. Students solve practical math problems related to work and consumer issues.

      (191) Insurance Concepts – Open - Sponsored by the Griffith Insurance Education Foundation through the Insurance Risk Management Center for Learning this test covers risks and terms related to insurance concepts.

      (200) Keyboarding Production - Evaluate entry-level skills in keyboarding and document production.

      (205) Fundamental Word Processing Skills - Evaluate fundamental skills in word processing and document production.

      (210) Advanced Word Processing Skills - Evaluate advanced level skills in words processing and document production.

      (215) Integrated Office Applications - Evaluate advance level skills in information technologies and the integration of software applications.

      (220) Basic Office Systems & Procedures - Evaluate fundamental skills in office procedures, records and file management, and document production.

      (225) Advanced Office Systems & Procedures - Evaluate advanced skills in office procedures, records and file management, and document production.

      (230) Fundamental Spreadsheet Applications - Create, design, and test templates for spreadsheet applications that include variables, reports, and formats. Students enter and format data, enter and copy formulas, and print full documents or cell contents.

      (235) Advanced Spreadsheet Applications - Create, design, and test templates for spreadsheet applications that include variables, reports, and formats. Students enter and format data, enter and copy formulas, and print full documents or cell contents.

      (240) Database Applications - Create, design, and test templates for database applications that include variables, reports, and formats.

      (245) Legal Office Procedures - Evaluate knowledge of legal terminology and skills needed to prepare legal documents and function effectively in a law office.

      (250) Medical Office Procedures - Evaluate knowledge of medical terminology and skills needed to prepare medical documents and function effectively in a medical office.

      (255) Administrative Support Team - The team will function as an office staff to produce a variety of business documents.

      (260) Administrative Support Research Individual (S) - Students will conduct research on the topic and present findings in a research paper, an oral presentation, and respond to questions from a panel of judges.

      (290) Administrative Support Concepts – Open - Evaluate knowledge of basic administrative support concepts.

      (300) Computer Network Technology - Demonstrate knowledge in fundamental networking concepts including network architecture, standards, topologies, protocols, and security.

      (305) PC Servicing & Troubleshooting - Demonstrate knowledge of PC configuration, maintenance, and management as a computer technician.

      (310) Network Administration Using Microsoft® - Demonstrate knowledge of fundamental network management and maintenance tasks in a Windows® network.

      (315) Systems Administration Using Cisco® - Demonstrate knowledge of fundamental network management tasks in a CISCO® environment.

      (320) Computer Security - Demonstrate knowledge of fundamental security management tasks in Windows and Linux networking environments.

      (325) Network Design Team - Analyze existing and planned business environments and develop a strategy for the implementation of a network infrastructure that addresses the need(s) of the defined business environment based on the scenario provided.

      (330) Visual Basic Programming - Evaluate knowledge of working with Visual Basic syntax, programming logic, program development, system design concepts, database, Visual Basic IDE Report Writers, designers and objects.

      (335) C++ Programming - Evaluate knowledge of working with structured designs, algorithms, and/or pseudo code. Use C++ computer language to create, test, and maintain computer programs.

      (340) Java Programming - Utilize structured designs to develop software using the JAVA programming language.

      (345) Mobile Applications – Pilot - Research the topic and develop a mobile phone/tablet application based upon research conducted.

      (390) Computer Programming Concepts – Open - Demonstrate general knowledge of the computer programming industry.

      (391) Information Technology Concepts – Open - Demonstrate general knowledge of the info technology industry.

      (400) Fundamental Desktop Publishing - Evaluate knowledge and skills in using desktop publishing software to create a variety of business documents.

      (405) Fundamentals of Web Design - Demonstrate knowledge of fundamental web design coding and syntax.

      (410) Graphic Design Promotion - Develop a flyer and logo promoting the Business Professionals of America National Leadership Conference for next year.

      (415) Digital Publishing with InDesign® – Pilot - Evaluate knowledge and skills in using industry standard desktop publishing software to create a variety of business documents. 

      (420) Digital Media Production - Create a one to two minute digital media production based upon the assigned topic.

      (425) Computer Modeling - Create a profile, concept design(s), prototype(s), and final model and/or scene based upon the assigned topic provided.

      (430) Video Production Team - Create a (3-5) minute video production on a specific topic provided.

      (435) Web Site Design Team - Team works together to create a Web site based on the topic.

      (440) Computer Animation Team - Create a visualization animations (not to exceed two minutes) based upon the assigned topic.

      (445) Broadcast News Production Team (S) - The team will develop a 3-5 minute broadcast news production.

      (500) Global Marketing Team - Create report and presentation given a specific topic.

      (505) Entrepreneurship - Develop an operating plan and organizational structure to initiate a small business.  Competitors are to assume they are presenting their business plan to potential investors at a bank with the objective of securing financing for their business venture.

      (510) Small Business Management Team - Create report and presentation given a specific topic.

      (515) Interview Skills - Assess proficiency in job search and interview situations.

      (520) Advanced Interview Skills - Assess advanced proficiency in job search, interview situations, and portfolio development.

      (525) Extemporaneous Speech (S) - Demonstrate communications skills in arranging, organizing, and effectively presenting information orally without prior knowledge of the topic.

      (530) Contemporary Issues (PS) - Demonstrate communications skills in arranging, organizing, and effectively presenting information orally without prior knowledge of the topic.

      (535) Human Resource Management - Assess interpretation of personnel policies and knowledge of human resource management.

      (540) Ethics & Professionalism (PS) - Assess interpretation of ethics and knowledge of professionalism

      (545) Prepared Speech - Demonstrate communication skills in securing, arranging, organizing, and presenting information orally.

      (550) Parliamentary Procedure Team (S) - Demonstrate the use of the correct parliamentary procedure through a chairperson's ability to conduct a business meeting in a democratic manner that allows the members of the team to effectively participate.

      (555) Presentation Management Individual - Create a multi-media presentation based on the assigned topic.

      (560) Presentation Management Team - Create a multi-media presentation based on the assigned topic.

      (590) Business Meeting Management Concepts – Open - Incorporates fundamental concepts accepted as good practices in any business unit including business planning and strategy, organization and execution, trust and transparency.

      (591) Management, Marketing and Human Resources Concepts – Open - Assess knowledge of management, marketing, and human resources concepts.

      (592) Parliamentary Procedure Concepts – Open - Demonstrate the use of correct parliamentary procedure and concepts through this objective test.

      (593) Project Management Concepts – Open - Addressing student's knowledge of basic project management practices and terminology that is used independent of a specific methodology.

       

      Middle Level Events

       

      (900) Financial Literacy - To develop a basic understanding of finance and accounting skills. Topics include an understanding of checking and savings accounts, debits and credits, credit cards, budgets, etc.

      (905) Business Math Concepts – Open - To develop a basic understanding of personal and business-related math skills.

      (910) Keyboarding Production - Evaluate entry-level skills in keyboarding and document production.

      (915) Spreadsheet Applications - Evaluate entry-level skills in keyboarding and document production.

      (920) Business Communication Skills Concepts – Open - To develop skills in business communications skills, including spelling rules, correct spelling of often used business words and correct use of grammar.

      (930) Computer Literacy Concepts – Open - To develop a basic understanding of computer terminology related to operating system, hardware components, and software applications.

      (940) Web Site Design Team - The team will work together to create a Web site based on the provided topic.

      (945) Introduction to Video Production Team - Create a one minute video production based upon the assigned topic.

      (950) Graphic Design Promotion - Develop a theme, illustrate the theme in a logo design, then utilize the logo in a promotional flyer.

      (960) Presentation Management Team

      (965) Prepared Speech - To provide the student an opportunity to demonstrate communication skills in securing, arranging, organizing, and orally presenting information.

      (970) Extemporaneous Speech - Demonstrate communication skills in arranging, organizing, and presenting information orally and effectively without prior knowledge of the topic.

      (975) Entrepreneurship Exploration - The students will conduct research to analyze and present information about entrepreneurship.

      (980) Business Fundamentals Concepts – Open - To develop an overall familiarity to basic business knowledge skills.

       

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