What do horse racing tracks, weather stations and international finance have in common? They all rely on predictions, which are subject to risks. In International Finance, forecasting must be used as a means of hedging these risks, and as currency rates fluctuate, businesses must attempt to predict how the markets will swing. Join the International Business team as they work to determine the proper forecasts for Central Products. Worth 3 PDCs (SHRM).
Become familiar with the basics of risk management in international finance
Learn how to assess the foreign exchange markets and which factors affect it
Gain a better understanding of how to manage foreign exchange exposure
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:
Are you unfamiliar with Accounting. This course casts you as an intern for Central Products’ Accounting department to help , you will familiarize yourself with the basics and build a strong foundation for further development. Worth 2 CEUs (HRCI) and 2 PDCs (SHRM).
Finance is a topic crucial to conducting International Business. In this course, you will receive guidance from Central Products' accountant and business consultant regarding the foundations of international finance. Pay attention, because you may even get to apply these techniques to some traveling of your own! Worth 3 PDCs (SHRM).
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).
Employee motivation and behavior are key factors to productivity, and, therefore, a company's success. So, this course covers the theories and effects of motivation while teaching you how to assess employee needs and the detriments of unsatisfied needs. Worth 2 CEUs (HRCI) and 2 PDCs (SHRM).
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.