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).
Understand the various leadership theories and best practices
Be able to identify common perspectives in leadership
Gain familiarity with mutli-organizational studies and the various dimensions of leadership
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).
Bounce around the offices of Central Products and learn from their best and brightest managers cross-departmentally. You’ll have the chance to sit in with executives as they have round-table discussions, and receive wisdom on various management styles. They will assist you in honing the skills you'll need to forecast, plan, and schedule projects, as well as how to get things done through other people – the basis of management. Worth 25 RCHs (APA).
Do you wonder what kind of management styles throughout history have led to current theories and practice? Begin this course by learning about the importance of worldview and culture, and then dive into an assessment of early management theories. Finally, explore several contemporary theories of management; the knowledge of which can better help to establish beneficial managerial practices in any workplace. Worth 3 PDCs (SHRM).
When Steven Powers, the CEO of C.A.T. Industries, receives an urgent call from Washington D.C., he can no longer attend some of the meetings planned, so you must take his place alongside C.A.T's Strategy Team to help assess the risk involved with forecasting for the next five years of the company's life. Worth 2 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.