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.
Take a trip to the Windy City with Bairos and Eddie to learn more about the Chicago Mercantile Exchange and Financial Exchange Markets. Then, join the team as they discuss new foreign opportunities for Central Products!
Take a trip with your peers in Central's developing International Department to see other companies who already actively import and export, and experience an international trade show to asses markets and competitors! Learn to initiate and maintain an import/export venture with the team and explore distribution options, discovering what to look for in partners home and abroad.
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.
Many forms of Information Systems are overlooked in business, but various software can help to streamline procedures and increase efficiency. This course explores the ways IT can aid businesses and the types of software available to simply business life.
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.