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).
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:
Join the International Business team at Central Products to begin training in International Finance. Alongside Courtney, Abdel and CK, you will explore the basics of financial systems around the world to learn how the global economy is affected by currencies and their exchange rates. Worth 2 PDCs (SHRM).
Team up with Grace Powers, co-founder of Central Products and mother of the current CEO, to observe how management styles have changed over time and how their histories continue to impact management cultures. Learn the theories of management with your virtual peer, Ken, as you both explore how psychology and transferability play important roles in practice, identify current trends, and grasp how management developed into a distinct profession. Worth 13.5 CEUs (HRCI) and 13.5 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).
Central Products is considering expanding their resources by purchasing PEX from a company in Europe. Alongside the International Business team, you will analyze the costs and risks of importing and exporting, learning the ins and outs of this trade as you assist Central with this decision. Worth 3 PDCs (SHRM).
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.