In any workplace setting, challenges and changes will inevitably arise at some point or another. Some companies may be successful in adapting to these changes while others may break from inadequate preparation. This course takes a look at the fates of the fictional companies, Lion Industries and C.A.T., as they run into their own unexpected challenges. Worth 3 PDCs (SHRM).
Gain a familiarity with the concepts of uncertainty and risk management
Learn how to manage organizational disruption and change
Better understand how to prepare for the unexpected
Recognize the unique challenges posed by globalization and technological advancement
Learn to identify potential problems in strategic execution and business intelligence efforts
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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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. Worth 23.5 CEUs (HRCI) and 27.5 PDCs (SHRM).
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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.