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).
Learn how global trade has evolved throughout history, from ancient origins to modern day
Become familiar with various methods and theories of trade, and how they have impacted the ability to conduct foreign business
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:
As the largest economy in South America, Brazil is a force to be reckoned with. Explore this unique market as you tag along on an international business trip with Central Products’ regional manager for that area. This course also touches on the difficulties businesswomen may face when traveling abroad. Worth 2 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).
Demystify the world of accounting as you become a protege of Tsong Hua, the quirky but blunt head of Central Products' Accounting Department. Explore all there is to know about creating balance sheets, income statements, cash flow statements, and even managerial accounting concepts like budgeting, data auditing, financial planning, and differentials. Assist Tsong with real-world problems and regulatory ethics as she works through Central's array of assets, liabilities, equities and more in preparation for company growth and expansion. Worth 28.5 Technical CPE Credits (CPA/NASBA).
Travel through time with Rachel and Sophie to analyze how past and present strategic decisions can affect the future state of a business organization. You will be whisked into the future to observe the next generation of Central Products, while your partner is simultaneously thrown into the past to uncover the strategies behind the recent demise of Lion Industries. These virtual case studies bring to life the importance of strategic planning and execution, including forecasting, managing disruption, external and internal analysis, positioning and branding. Worth 27 RCHs (APA).
SHRM: VTR is recognized by SHRM to offer SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP professional development credits (PDCs). This program is valid for 11 PDCs. For more information about certification or recertification, please visit shrmcertification.org.