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).
Become familiar with the basic concepts of international business and global trade
Gain an understanding of free trade zones and trade compliance
Learn about the concepts of purchasing and importing as they relate to strategic outsourcing
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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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! Worth 2 PDCs (SHRM).
This interactive course, organized into topic-specific modules, expands on baseline Medicare knowledge and elaborates on specific coverage rules for Medicare Parts A, B, C, and D. You will develop a better understanding of Medicare enrollment periods and Medicare coverage rules and learn important differences between Original Medicare and Medicare Advantage Plans. Includes 35 Supplemental Fact Sheets that provide important information and can be downloaded and kept as a reference. Topic-specific modules include: Module 1 - Medicare Part A (Hospital Insurance),
Module 2 - Medicare Part B (Medical Insurance), Module 3 - Medicare Part D (Prescription Drug Benefit), Module 4 - Medigaps, Module 5 - Medicare Advantage Plans. Worth 8 Technical CPE Credits (CPA/NASBA).
Begin a direct mentorship with the CEO of Central Products, Robert Powers, as he takes you under his wing and offers first-hand experience in various issues of leadership. By utilizing video journals of his own musings, executive conference meetings, and even volatile situations within the company, itself, Robert will provide an overview of leadership practices and theories which can be employed by anyone within a position of authority. Worth 3 PDCs (SHRM).
This course embarks on a fantastic journey to explore how international trade has evolved throughout the history of the world. Enjoy adventures through time with your exuberant guide, Marko, as you travel from the Byzantine Empire to the Medieval world and onward. What will you learn from the East India Trading Company and how will you handle a peer being kidnapped by Vikings? Worth 11 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.