Lion Industries must look into marketing strategies to increase their annual sales over the next five years, and at the same time, they are conducting an internal audit of their performance as a company. In this course, you will explore the external and internal challenges faced by Lion as they seek to bring success to the company. Worth 4 PDCs (SHRM).
Learn how to conduct external and internal strategy analyses
Become familiar with S.W.O.T. analysis
Understand the differences presented by offensive and defensive strategies
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:
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. Worth 2 PDCs (SHRM) and 2 CEUs (HRCI).
An important responsibility of a business is to create a safe workplace for its employees. This course explores common types of workplace injuries and safety practices, then covers legal issues related to safety, including workers' compensation and workplace safety administrations. Worth 2.5 PDCs (SHRM) and 2 CEUs (HRCI).
This course takes a look at the strategy of a company on the verge of failure and compares it to that of a company striving to be the best for its employees and customers. By participating in various meetings at these two companies, you’ll have the chance to explore what contributes to the creation of successful and unsuccessful business strategies. Worth 3 PDCs (SHRM).
Dive into this e-book and explore each facet of what it takes to work in HR, as well as how to use organizational behavior to add value to a business as a whole. A wonderful review of the fundamentals or an overview for first-time learners, this book covers everything from legal issues to motivating employees through leadership and team-building. Familiarize yourself with the hiring process, from pre-employment through retirement or termination, and gain a better understanding of everyday HR issues like globalization, unions, and OSHA regulations. Worth 10.5 PDCs (SHRM) and 9 CEUs (HRCI).
SHRM: VTR is recognized by SHRM to offer SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP professional development credits (PDCs). This program is valid for 4 PDCs. For more information about certification or recertification, please visit shrmcertification.org.