This course embarks on a journey through the social context of various countries and how this facet of culture dramatically impacts international business. Alongside other employees of Central Products, you will conduct research and discover the importance of foreign cultures when considering business ventures abroad. Worth 2 PDCs (SHRM).
Become familiar with customs in foreign markets and learn how to identify those with high potential
Understand how to conduct effective market research
Gain insight into various trade organizations and how they function
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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Several Asian countries represent major forces in the global economy, so it is important to understand the distinct cultures and business practices embraced in that part of the world. This course explores these unique markets, placing you in an internship for Central Products’ International Business department. Worth 2 PDCs (SHRM).
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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.