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.
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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).
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).
Team up with Grace Powers, co-founder of Central Products and mother of the current CEO, to observe how management styles have changed over time and how their histories continue to impact management cultures. Learn the theories of management with your virtual peer, Ken, as you both explore how psychology and transferability play important roles in practice, identify current trends, and grasp how management developed into a distinct profession. Worth 13.5 PDCs (SHRM) and 13.5 CEUs (HRCI General Credits).
This course will explore the various forms of Equity and when to acquire debt with liabilities, all while you learn about data auditing, financial planning, the regulations separating private and public companies, and how to handle a buyout. 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 3 PDCs. For more information about certification or recertification, please visit shrmcertification.org.