Direct foreign investment refers to the assets and stakes businesses hold within foreign markets. Companies and their employees must stay up-to-date on changes in these economies and attempt to predict the risks involved with doing business abroad. This course pairs you with Central Products’ International Business team as they analyze their direct foreign investments and explore new projects in overseas markets.
Become familiar with the basics of international finance and global strategy
Learn the importance of direct foreign investment
Become familiar with the remitting process, translation rules, and sensitivity analysis
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:
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.
This course takes a look at the strategy of a company on the verge of failure and compares it to that of a company striving to be the best for its employees and customers. By participating in various meetings at these two companies, you’ll have the chance to explore what contributes to the creation of successful and unsuccessful business strategies.
It is common for some organizations resist change, and that makes it a struggle to adapt to new technologies. This course will demonstrate how IT is changing the nature of business and explore how to foresee apprehension and convey the benefits of IT upgrades, even when members of the organization are hesitant to do so.
Intern with Central Products' HR Manager, Anne Chavez, as you explore each facet of what it takes to work in the field of Human Resources. A wonderful review of the fundamentals or an overview for first-time learners, this course covers everything from legal issues to motivating employees through leadership and team-building. You will familiarize yourself with the hiring process, from pre-employment through retirement or termination, and assist Ms. Chavez as she navigates through everyday HR issues like globalization, unions, and OSHA regulations.
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.