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. Worth 3 PDCs (SHRM).
Gain an understanding of different management styles
Learn how positioning, branding, and benchmarking are vital aspects of any business strategy
Become familiar with the important factors of long-term strategies and how to assess their viability
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.
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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).
Frederick Bairos leads the International team as they collaborate with Tsong Hua in Accounting to work out the finance challenges for Central Products' overseas ventures. Dive deep into the FX Market, and factors which can influence it, while exploring forecasting, exposure, data auditing, financial planning, and hedging methods. You will work closely with Courtney, Abdel, CK, and others as you gain important knowledge of the complexities of imports, financing exports, and direct foreign investments. Worth 19 Technical CPE Credits (CPA/NASBA).
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. Worth 3 PDCs (SHRM).
An organization's structure is key to the level of productivity, and can make or break the company's chances of success. Take this course to explore how job task analysis, performance appraisals, and autonomous work groups are all important factors related to organizational structure. Worth 2 PDCs (SHRM) and 2 CEUs (HRCI General Credits).
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.