This course demonstrates the ability of managerial skills to be equally viable for various fields by looking at famous figures throughout the 20th century, such as Dwight Eisenhower and Mae Jemison. Then, the focus shifts toward an overview of management science, a discipline which developed out of post-WWII management practices. Worth 2 PDCs (SHRM).
Become familiar with the concept of operations management
Recognize the contributions of women to the profession of management
Gain an understanding of Peter Drucker's teachings on management, as well as the principles Edwards Deming championed
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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This course will help you become familiar with the process of conducting a cost benefit analysis, taught by various accounting employees of Central Products. They will also lead you to a better understanding of the allocation process in product costing, as well as how to use the cost volume profit model to determine effects on the company’s operating income. Worth 3.5 CPE Credits (NASBA/CPA).
Rarely, if ever, does a business get the opportunity to know how their strategic decisions will pan out ahead of time, so it’s vital to weigh the options and protect against poor outcomes. Join Central Products' International Business team as they use different hedging methods and measure risks in their foreign ventures. Then, find out whether the methods they chose were the right ones. Worth 3 PDCs (SHRM).
Intern with Central Products' HR Manager, Anne Chavez, as you explore each facet of what it takes to work in the field of Human Resources. A wonderful review of the fundamentals or an overview for first-time learners, this course covers everything from legal issues to motivating employees through leadership and team-building. You will familiarize yourself with the hiring process, from pre-employment through retirement or termination, and assist Ms. Chavez as she navigates through everyday HR issues like globalization, unions, and OSHA regulations. Worth 22.5 RCHs (APA: American Payroll Association).
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. Worth 28.5 CPE Credits (NASBA/CPA).
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.