In an increasingly web-driven society, the need for cyber security has never been higher. After all, the mere click of a button can mean years of dealing with fraud, theft and a host of other negative consequences. Cyber Security takes a look at some of the common methods of technological abuse and demonstrates techniques for staying safe online. Course Type: Business Simulation. Worth 2 PDCs (SHRM) and 2 CEUs (HRCI).
Become familiar with the basic concepts of online security
Learn how to detect some of the most popular forms of hacking
Gain an understanding of email systems and how to protect against attacks
Become knowledgeable on recovering from cyber attacks
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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UPDATED 2024: Payroll professionals might already be familiar with many of the basic functions of a Human Resources department, but in a world that seems to change with the wind, keeping up with the regulations can be difficult. However, it’s important for all members of an organization, no matter how high or low in the corporate structure, to have at least a basic familiarity with the rights and responsibilities of a company, because they are part of fulfilling those requirements. This helpful HR course takes a close look at the overarching purpose of Human Resources by casting you as an intern at a fictional company called Central Products. This narrative scheme makes it possible to see real issues play out in a true-to-life setting, giving you the perfect glimpse into the world of HR. Course Type: Business Simulation. Worth 20 RCHs (APA).
UPDATED 2024: In this course, you’ll learn from some of Central Products’ best and brightest leaders to get a better understanding on the role of managers in organizations. You’ll have the chance to sit in on fictional but true-to-life executive round-table discussions, learning about various management styles. Ultimately, you will gain practical skills that will help you forecast, plan, schedule projects and get things done through other people – the basis of management. Course Type: Business Simulation. Worth 27 PDCs (SHRM) and 26 CEUs (HRCI Business Credits).
UPDATED 2023: In Shadow a CEO, you will have the opportunity to begin a direct mentorship with the fictional CEO of Central Products, Robert Powers. Under his wing, you’ll get first-hand experience of volatile management situations, and by utilizing his library of video journals and executive conference meetings, you will find an overview of leadership practices and theories which can be employed by anyone in a position of authority. Course Type: Business Simulation. Worth 3 PDCs (SHRM).
Understanding the role of HR in an organizational setting isn’t important just for human resources specialists. All employees from the warehouse to the leadership team should have some knowledge on the function of a healthy HR department, because doing so will help them better understand their own rights and responsibilities. With this human resources eBook, you can get a better grasp on the foundations of human resources from home or on-the-go. With a focus on business topics like team dynamics, stages of employment, and workplace safety, it’s the perfect introduction to the world of HR. Course Type: eBook. Worth 9 RCHs (APA).
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.