Foreign cultures and the way they relate to one another play an important role in international business. This course teaches you how to discover where this information can be found and how these idiosyncrasies can be used to identify high-potential markets for new business ventures. Worth 3 PDCs (SHRM).
Gain a basic familiarity with the concepts important in international business
Learn how to research competitors on a global scale
Be able to identify high-potential markets
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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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! Worth 22 PDCs (SHRM) and 22 CEUs (HRCI Global Credits).
Take a trip with your peers in Central's developing International Department to see other companies who already actively import and export, and experience an international trade show to asses markets and competitors! Learn to initiate and maintain an import/export venture with the team and explore distribution options, discovering what to look for in partners home and abroad. Worth 23.5 PDCs (SHRM) and 22 CEUs (HRCI Global Credits).
This course hones in on the intricacies of business operations in Europe. While shadowing the International Business Team as they research market potential on the continent, you will help analyze Central’s product strength abroad in hopes of limiting the barriers to entry of the markets chosen. Worth 2 PDCs (SHRM).
In any workplace setting, challenges and changes will inevitably arise at some point or another. Some companies may be successful in adapting to these changes while others may break from inadequate preparation. This course takes a look at the fates of the fictional companies, Lion Industries and C.A.T., as they run into their own unexpected challenges. Worth 3 PDCs (SHRM).
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.