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.
Gain an understanding of different management styles
Learn how positioning, branding, and benchmarking are vital aspects of any business strategy
Become familiar with the important factors of long-term strategies and how to assess their viability
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:
Alongside the accountants at Central Products, you will learn to differentiate between Current and Long-Term Assets, explore Tax Reporting and choose between FIFO and LIFO methods, ultimately become confident in Capitalizing vs. Expensing and with Depreciation Methods.
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.
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.
A company could not function without payroll and associated employee expenses – that much is clear. But this course goes deeper, exploring pay structures, benefits, health insurance policies, and retirement and pension funds. You will also, learn the human resources skills of describing and assessing job positions.
SHRM: VTR is recognized by SHRM to offer SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP professional development credits (PDCs). This program is valid for 3 PDCs. For more information about certification or recertification, please visit shrmcertification.org.