This course shadows Central Products’ International Business team as they analyze market demand and competition in different regions of the world. You will help consider business cultures and strategize to determine the best plan for those distinct regions. You will also explore universal shipping procedures and international accounting practices, to help you better understand the intricacies of doing business abroad. Worth 2 PDCs (SHRM).
Gain an understanding of the basic concepts of international business and global trade
Learn how imports and exports function in foreign trade, as well as the basic shipping procedures
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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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).
As the largest economy in South America, Brazil is a force to be reckoned with. Explore this unique market as you tag along on an international business trip with Central Products’ regional manager for that area. This course also touches on the difficulties businesswomen may face when traveling abroad. Worth 2 PDCs (SHRM).
This course will help you improve your project management skills by setting plans in motion with careful preparation and research. The tasks assigned to you as an intern at Central Products are designed to strengthen your ability to see difficult and frustrating projects to successful completion. Worth 5 PDCs (SHRM) and 5 CEUs (HRCI Business Credits).
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. Worth 23.5 PDCs (SHRM) and 19.5 CEUs (HRCI Global Credits).
SHRM: VTR is recognized by SHRM to offer SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP professional development credits (PDCs). This program is valid for 2 PDCs. For more information about certification or recertification, please visit shrmcertification.org.
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