UPDATED 2024: History of Trade is more an expedition than a course. Alongside your exuberant guide, Marko, you will embark on a fantastic journey to see how international trade has evolved over the centuries. Quick encounters with merchants from the Byzantine Empire, the Medieval world and the modern context will help you understand the core concepts of trade from a universal perspective. Because the ability to grow requires understand where you’ve been. Course Type: Business Simulation. Worth 11 PDCs (SHRM).
Learn how global trade has evolved throughout history, from ancient origins to modern day
Become familiar with various methods and theories of trade, and how they have impacted the ability to conduct foreign business
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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SHRM: VTR is recognized by SHRM to offer SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP professional development credits (PDCs). This program is valid for 11 PDCs. For more information about certification or recertification, please visit shrmcertification.org.