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. Worth 3 PDCs (SHRM).
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
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.
Here are some other courses you might like:
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).
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).
Leadership, in any context, is more complex than it may seem. A more nuanced understanding of what it means to lead can better color how decisions should be made and how various situations should be handled. This course is designed to offer an introduction into the realm of ethical leadership -- a necessary component for a healthy organizational culture -- and a topic which address what it means to be credible as an authority figure. Worth 2 PDCs (SHRM).
This course will help you become familiar with the processes of using data auditing and financial planning to conduct a cost benefit analysis, taught by various accounting employees of Central Products. They will also lead you to a better understanding of regulatory ethics, the allocation process in product costing, and how to use the cost volume profit model to determine effects on the company’s operating income. Free course worth 3 PDCs (SHRM) and 3 CEUs (HRCI).
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.