1. Compare the industrial age security norms with the information/
knowledge age boom and burst cycles.
2. Explain the significant differences between the industrial age and
the information/knowledge age that have a major impact on your
3. During these transitional times, analyze how each of the employment/
working options can be maximized to support your lifestyle.
4. With the myriad of employment options during this knowledge/
information age, explain how you will remain flexible during your
5. List various forms of compensation.
6. Identify how each can be maximized and what adjustments need to be
made in order to support your lifestyle.
7. As an individual member of this global society, explain how the
economy in other major parts of the world affects your being able to
support your lifestyle.
8. Outline steps necessary to develop a strategic plan to be
self-sufficient in these unsettling times.
9. List the various aspects of income, credit, savings, and investments.
10. Use an electronic calculator and/or spreadsheet program to
examine and compare income, credit, savings and investments and
their interrelationships matched against spending to ensure
a sound financial future.
11. Long-term financial planning is critical. Use an electronic
calculator and/or spreadsheet program to examine and compare
all sources of potential income identifying how they interrelate
and support your long-term goals.
1. Survival Issues
A. Where you currently are
B. Non-stop change
C. Your transformation
D. Fringe benefits
2. Employment Options
A. Working for others
C. Home-based businesses
3. Employment/Worker Opportunities
A. Full-time--core employees
E. You and Company
4. Forms of Compensation
5. Relationship to the Whole
A. You and your family's needs--lifestyle
B. U.S. economy
C. Global economy
6. Implications of Individual Responsiblity
B. Control of future through strategic planning
7. Understanding Financial Resources
8. Specific Choices and their Interrelationships
A. Work choices as basis for income
B. Spending decisions as related to income
C. Savings to meet high-cost plans
D. Investments to support lifestyle after working years
9. Lifetime Financial Planning
A. Social security
B. Individual retirement plans
C. Investment options
E. Professional planning assistance
|Writing: Assessment tools that demonstrate writing skill and/or require students to select, organize and explain ideas in writing.||Writing
20 - 70%
|Written homework, Reading reports, Term papers, PROJECTS||
|Problem solving: Assessment tools, other than exams, that demonstrate competence in computational or non-computational problem solving skills.||Problem Solving
10 - 30%
|Skill Demonstrations: All skill-based and physical demonstrations used for assessment purposes including skill performance exams.||Skill Demonstrations
10 - 20%
|Exams: All forms of formal testing, other than skill performance exams.||Exams
5 - 20%
|Multiple choice, True/false, Matching items||
|Other: Includes any assessment tools that do not logically fit into the above categories.||Other Category
5 - 10%
|Attendance and participation||
CAREERING AND RE-CAREERING FOR THE 90's, Dr. Ronald L. Krannich,
3rd edition, Impact Publications, 1993
WORKING WITHOUT A NET, Morris R. Shectman, Prentice Hall, 1994
ECONOMICS EXPLAINED, Heilbroner & Thurow, 4th Edition, Touchstone Book--
Simon & Schuster, 1998
PERSONAL FINANCE PLANNER, Les Dlaby, 5th Edition, Irwin-McGraw-Hill, 1999
PROJECT MANAGEMENT, Marion Haynes, 4th Edition, Crisp Publication, 1998
JOB SHIFT, William A. Bridges, Addison-Wesley Publishing Co., 1993
CRAZY TIMES CALL FOR CRAZY ORGANIZATIONS, THE TOM PETERS SEMINAR,
Tom Peters, Random House Audio, 1994.