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
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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Central Products is considering expanding their resources by purchasing PEX from a company in Europe. Alongside the International Business team, you will analyze the costs and risks of importing and exporting, learning the ins and outs of this trade as you assist Central with this decision. Worth 3 PDCs (SHRM).
No leader is infallible and, often, the direction a leader chooses to orient their organization is full of risk. While not be a bad thing in itself, the consequences could be devastating if not handled correctly. Step alongside Robert Powers, the CEO of Central Products, as he deals with several tense situations - failed plans for a new market and conflict with employees who have shown resistance to his leadership. Through this, you will gain an understanding of how leaders should deal with adverse situations and change. Worth 2 PDCs (SHRM).
This course demonstrates how to analyze the benefits of using resources abroad to reduce the workload and improve costs of international business by considering which business procedures should and shouldn't be outsourced. You will also explore U.S. importing regulations and the effects they can have on decision-making. Worth 2 PDCs (SHRM).
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).
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.