A company's operational strategy can either make or break the business. Join Sophie, a fellow intern, as you take a look at past failures which led to the downfall of Lion Industries. Then, jump to the future to observe the early successes of a Central Products' subsidiary. Worth 2 PDCs (SHRM).
Understand how to set strategic objectives when planning
Learn the importance of market segmentation, and how it can positively impact business ventures
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 demonstrates the ability of managerial skills to be equally viable for various fields by looking at famous figures throughout the 20th century, such as Dwight Eisenhower and Mae Jemison. Then, the focus shifts toward an overview of management science, a discipline which developed out of post-WWII management practices. Worth 2 PDCs (SHRM).
Employees are the lifeline of any business, no matter the type. This course dives into the world of human resources to cover a wide range of topics, from behavioral ethics and the stages of employment to realistic job previews. Explore the differences between contractors and regular employees and learn to work toward organizational justice by determining employee needs. Worth 4 PDCs (SHRM) and 4 CEUs (HRCI General Credits).
Alongside the accountants at Central Products, you will learn to differentiate between Current and Long-Term Assets, explore Tax Reporting, and choose between FIFO and LIFO methods. We will cover regulatory ethics, data auditing, and financial planning. You will become confident in Capitalizing vs. Expensing and with Depreciation Methods. Worth 3 PDCs (SHRM) and 3 CEUs (HRCI Business Credits).
SHRM: VTR is recognized by SHRM to offer SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP professional development credits (PDCs). This program is valid for 2 PDCs. For more information about certification or recertification, please visit shrmcertification.org.