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?
Do you wonder what kind of management styles throughout history have led to current theories and practice? Begin this course by learning about the importance of worldview and culture, and then dive into an assessment of early management theories. Finally, explore several contemporary theories of management; the knowledge of which can better help to establish beneficial managerial practices in any workplace.
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 and differentials. Assist Tsong with real-world problems as she works through Central's array of assets, liabilities, equities and more in preparation for company growth and expansion.
Team up with Grace Powers, co-founder of Central Products and mother of the current CEO, to observe how management styles have changed over time and how their histories continue to impact management cultures. Learn the theories of management with your virtual peer, Ken, as you both explore how psychology and transferability play important roles in practice, identify current trends, and grasp how management developed into a distinct profession.
Get ready to span the globe with Bairos and the rest of the International team as they work to position Central Products to become a major multinational, multicultural name in their market! You will walk through the journey with them as they prepare for new business ventures in countries with cultures and ideas which often clash, experiencing cross-cultural ethics and disparity in communication styles while learning to master the challenges that come with setting up overseas offices, preparing for living and working abroad, relations with foreign government officials, and more!
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.