When Steven Powers, the CEO of C.A.T. Industries, receives an urgent call from Washington D.C., he can no longer attend some of the meetings planned, so you must take his place alongside C.A.T's Strategy Team to help assess the risk involved with forecasting for the next five years of the company's life. Worth 2 PDCs (SHRM).
Become familiar with concepts related to forecasting, and how it can help prevent unnecessary risk
Determine how to provide long-term viability to the business through effective risk management
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.
Here are some other courses you might like:
Take a trip with your peers in Central's developing International Department to see other companies who already actively import and export, and experience an international trade show to asses markets and competitors! Learn to initiate and maintain an import/export venture with the team and explore distribution options, discovering what to look for in partners home and abroad. Worth 19.5 CEUs (HRCI) and 23.5 PDCs (SHRM).
Finance is a topic crucial to conducting International Business. In this course, you will receive guidance from Central Products' accountant and business consultant regarding the foundations of international finance. Pay attention, because you may even get to apply these techniques to some traveling of your own! Worth 3 PDCs (SHRM).
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. Worth 5 CEUs (HRCI) and 5 PDCs (SHRM).
This course hones in on the intricacies of business operations in Europe. While shadowing the International Business Team as they research market potential on the continent, you will help analyze Central’s product strength abroad in hopes of limiting the barriers to entry of the markets chosen. Worth 2 PDCs (SHRM).
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.