Foreign cultures and the way they relate to one another play an important role in international business. This course teaches you how to discover where this information can be found and how these idiosyncrasies can be used to identify high-potential markets for new business ventures. Worth 3 PDCs (SHRM).
Gain a basic familiarity with the concepts important in international business
Learn how to research competitors on a global scale
Be able to identify high-potential markets
How do I earn credits with VTR Learning?
Earning credits with VTR Learning is easy. Simply purchase one of our self-paced courses and complete it within a year. Afterward, you will be given a certificate of completion, which contains a code to submit to your certifying organization.
Can I earn free credits?
Yes, you can! For each organization we serve, we offer at least one free course, which can be found at the top of the Shop page. Once you have completed a course, whether free or paid, your certificate of completion will be available under “My Courses”.
How quickly do I receive my credits after completing a course?
Immediately! Once you have completed a course, 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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As part of Central’s Accounting team, you will build a deep understanding of Cash Flow Statements, exploring their purpose, regulatory ethics, data auditing, financial planning, as well as learning to classify the sources and uses of funds. Worth 2 PDCs (SHRM) and 2 CEUs (HRCI).
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 27.5 PDCs (SHRM) and 23.5 CEUs (HRCI).
Interested in the topic of leadership but not sure where to begin? Take this introductory course which focuses on leadership traits, theories, and models! As a student of a consultant to the CEO of Central Products, you will have access to the back-of-house operations within this large corporation. By participating in employee interviews and watching the CEO's personal video logs, you will gain a better understanding of the basis of good leadership -- knowledge which can be employed in any field. Worth 3 PDCs (SHRM).
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).
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.