Management Information Systems: Using Software to Fill Needs
This course focuses on how software can be used to help with the changing needs of organizations by placing you on Central Products’ IT team. As part of the group, you will learn why interdepartmental consideration is key in gathering the information needed to choose the correct software to meet the needs of the company.
Immerse yourself in the world of forecasting, using quantitative methods to make sales and inventory predictions. By implementing benchmarking and break-even analysis to aid in decision-making, you’ll come alongside the other workers at Central Products to help determine the future trajectory of the company.
Travel through time with Rachel and Sophie to analyze how past and present strategic decisions can affect the future state of a business organization. You will be whisked into the future to observe the next generation of Central Products, while your partner is simultaneously thrown into the past to uncover the strategies behind the recent demise of Lion Industries. These virtual case studies bring to life the importance of strategic planning and execution, including forecasting, managing disruption, external and internal analysis, positioning and branding.
In successful businesses, accountability and performance cannot be overlooked or ignored. This course explores the importance of communication across responsibility centers and demonstrates the necessity of offering and receiving accurate information – particularly as it relates to accounting processes.
Demystify the world of accounting as you become a protege of Tsong Hua, the quirky but blunt head of Central Products' Accounting Department. Explore all there is to know about creating balance sheets, income statements, cash flow statements, and even managerial accounting concepts like budgeting and differentials. Assist Tsong with real-world problems as she works through Central's array of assets, liabilities, equities and more in preparation for company growth and expansion.
SHRM: VTR is recognized by SHRM to offer SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP professional development credits (PDCs). This program is valid for 2 PDCs. For more information about certification or recertification, please visit shrmcertification.org.