Direct foreign investment refers to the assets and stakes businesses hold within foreign markets. Companies and their employees must stay up-to-date on changes in these economies and attempt to predict the risks involved with doing business abroad. This course pairs you with Central Products’ International Business team as they analyze their direct foreign investments and explore new projects in overseas markets. Worth 3 PDCs (SHRM).
Become familiar with the basics of international finance and global strategy
Learn the importance of direct foreign investment
Become familiar with the remitting process, translation rules, and sensitivity analysis
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.
Here are some other courses you might like:
Begin a direct mentorship with the CEO of Central Products, Robert Powers, as he takes you under his wing and offers first-hand experience in various issues of leadership. By utilizing video journals of his own musings, executive conference meetings, and even volatile situations within the company, itself, Robert will provide an overview of leadership practices and theories which can be employed by anyone within a position of authority. Worth 3 PDCs (SHRM).
Dive into this e-book and explore each facet of what it takes to work in HR, as well as how to use organizational behavior to add value to a business as a whole. A wonderful review of the fundamentals or an overview for first-time learners, this book covers everything from legal issues and behavioral ethics to motivating employees through leadership and team-building. Familiarize yourself with the hiring process, from pre-employment through retirement or termination, and gain a better understanding of everyday HR issues like globalization, unions, and OSHA regulations. Worth 10.5 PDCs (SHRM) and 9 CEUs (HRCI General Credits).
International business strategy requires careful consideration and planning, so in this course, you will meet with Sir Winston Randolph and his International Team as they discuss the strategies for their future locations around the world, gaining a better understanding of the intricacies of strategy in foreign markets. Worth 2 PDCs (SHRM).
Visit the many corners of the globe where Central is working to widen the scope of their market reach and learn how to grow and sustain business performance in a globalized economy! Working alongside the International team, address the common functions of market analysis, exporting, sourcing, direct foreign investment, and cross-cultural management while exploring more delicate facets, like handling different cultures and customs from a business perspective. Worth 27.5 PDCs (SHRM) and 23.5 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 3 PDCs. For more information about certification or recertification, please visit shrmcertification.org.