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).
Become familiar with the concept of operations management
Recognize the contributions of women to the profession of management
Gain an understanding of Peter Drucker's teachings on management, as well as the principles Edwards Deming championed
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:
Travel through time with Rachel and Sophie to analyze how past and present strategic decisions can affect the future state of a business organization. You will be whisked into the future to observe the next generation of Central Products, while your partner is simultaneously thrown into the past to uncover the strategies behind the recent demise of Lion Industries. These virtual case studies bring to life the importance of strategic planning and execution, including forecasting, managing disruption, external and internal analysis, positioning and branding. Worth 27.5 PDCs (SHRM) and 26 CEUs (HRCI Business Credits).
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).
Explore the African markets as you tag along on an international business trip for Central Products. While there, you will attend a conference in Nigeria, Africa's largest economy, where topics like direct foreign investment, local cultures, and sustainable business practices will be covered. Worth 2 PDCs (SHRM).
In successful businesses, accountability and performance cannot be overlooked or ignored. This course explores the importance of communication across responsibility centers and demonstrates the necessity of offering and receiving accurate information – particularly as it relates to data auditing, financial planning, and accounting processes. Free course worth 2 Technical CPE Credits (CPA/NASBA).
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.