A company's operational strategy can either make or break the business. Join Sophie, a fellow intern, as you take a look at past failures which led to the downfall of Lion Industries. Then, jump to the future to observe the early successes of a Central Products' subsidiary.
Understand how to set strategic objectives when planning
Learn the importance of market segmentation, and how it can positively impact business ventures
I’m looking for continuing education credits, how does that work with the free courses?
You have the option to purchase an accredited course outright and once completed you will then have access to your certificate of completion (credits). Alternatively, you can complete the course for free, and once completed you will be prompted to purchase access to your certificate of completion (credits).
Can I earn free credits?
Yes, you can! We award up to 3 free credits after completing the first few modules of a course. Once you have completed the required modules, your certificate of completion will be available under my courses. In order to access your remaining credits, you will be prompted to purchase.
How quickly do I receive my credits after completing a course?
Immediately, once you have completed you will have access to your certificate of completion/activity ID to submit to your organization to redeem your credits.
How long do I have to complete my course?
You have one year after beginning your course to complete it. After that year, your course will close automatically and no progress will be permitted.
What happens if I fail my course?
Your course will reset and you will be allowed to retake the course until you have met the passing requirements.
Do I earn a certificate of completion?
If you are looking to recertify with HRCI, SHRM, APA, and NASBA/AICPA, we offer a certificate of completion that can be used to redeem continuing education credit with these organizations. However, our courses are not accredited stand-alone and are not a certification in any way.
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International business strategy requires careful consideration and planning, so in this course, you will meet with Sir Winston Randolph and his International Team as they discuss the strategies for their future locations around the world, gaining a better understanding of the intricacies of strategy in foreign markets.
Frederick Bairos leads the International team as they collaborate with Tsong Hua in Accounting to work out the finance challenges for Central Products' overseas ventures. Dive deep into the FX Market, and factors which can influence it, while exploring forecasting, exposure, and hedging methods. You will work closely with Courtney, Abdel, CK, and others as you gain important knowledge of the complexities of financing exports, imports, and direct foreign investments.
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.