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).
Gain a basic familiarity with the concepts of international business and global trade
Begin to understand the foreign exchange market, including the importance of currencies and exchange rates
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:
Hone your big-picture effectiveness by learning the concepts, methods and tools for the application of logical and quantitative analysis to business decision-making and problem solving. Let Janis introduce you to a wide range of resources related to decision and problem analysis, including optimization, probabilities, queuing and transportation problems, break even analysis, inventory management, and forecasting. Maybe you'll even help her earn a bonus for her part in Central's next steps! Worth 22 CEUs (HRCI) and 24 PDCs (SHRM).
In this course, you will explore successful marketing strategy and implementation in a 21st century organization with Linda, Marketing Manager of the multinational company, Central Products. Participate as she and her team conduct industry, market, and customer research, work through product and service design, and seek to improve pricing and distribution, including marketing on a global scale. Worth 19.5 CEUs (HRCI) and 23.5 PDCs (SHRM).
Rarely, if ever, does a business get the opportunity to know how their strategic decisions will pan out ahead of time, so it’s vital to weigh the options and protect against poor outcomes. Join Central Products' International Business team as they use different hedging methods and measure risks in their foreign ventures. Then, find out whether the methods they chose were the right ones. Worth 3 PDCs (SHRM).
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).
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.