Start Your Own Green Business

Start Your Own Green Business
Price: 
$140.00

Course Hours: 
25
Course Type: 
Instructor Led - 4 Weeks Long
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Are you interested in starting your own environmentally-friendly business?  From creating a sustainable business model to selecting eco-friendly products, this course will help you to discover your competitive edge in the green business world of today.  Discover how to establish your business as a green business while exploring new green business opportunities. Plus you will also gain insights, ideas, and concepts from successful green businesses!

* You have 4 weeks to complete this course from date of your enrollment.

** Course Subject to Change.

After completing this course, you should be able to: 

  • Define the term ‘green’ and the steps for starting your own green business
  • Recognize how to set up a business and market to potential customers
  • List the options for financing a green company
  • Identify ways to establish green marketing and tips for being socially responsible  

Start Your Own Green Business Module 1
Getting Started in a Green Business

Has Green living infiltrated your everyday life?  Are you ready to share the lifestyle with others?  Module one will take a look at how to start your own Green business.  Included in module one is how to set personal, financial, business and environmental goals into place within your company. We will look at how to begin in small, manageable ways.  

  • What Does “Green” Mean?
  • The Green Home Based Business
  • What are Your Personal Goals
  • What are Your Financial and Business Goals
  • What are Your Environmental Goals

Start Your Own Green Business Module 2
Setting Up Your Business

Module two will take a look at how to market to your customers.  Also included in module two are strategies to use to scout out your competition and how to offer the right products and pricing in your business.  Module two will look at the basic costs of business start-up, as well.

  • Customers and Market Research
  • Exploring Your Target Market
  • Scouting the Competition
  • Finding a Green Location
  • Business Equipment, Furniture, and Figuring Out Your Costs

Start Your Own Green Business Module 3
Making Your Way in a Greener World

In module three we will explore the options you have to finance your company.  Establishing a Green business can be challenging as much of the population has not made the transfer to incorporating a green lifestyle.  Module three will guide you through establishing your business plan and what you can do to market to your community.

  • Green Financing
  • Getting the Go to Go Green
  • Making Your Way
  • Establishing a Green Business
  • The Mindset of the Community

Start Your Own Green Business Module 4
Spreading the Word and Social Responsibility

Module four will take a look at establishing your responsibility to your community.  Living a Green life will help your company set apart from its competition.  From marketing to daily business processes, the company should be maintaining positive green habits.  Module four will share tips as to stay up-to-date with industry trends and the future of Green. 

  • Green Marketing
  • It Starts at Home
  • Social Responsible Investing
  • Maintaining Positive Green Habits
  • The Future of Green

Ed4Career is committed to being both environmentally conscious and making it easier for you to study! We’re making your education mobile! All of our textbooks are now provided as eTextbooks. You can access them on your laptop, tablet, or mobile device and can study anytime, anywhere.

The move away from physical books to eTextbooks means you get the latest, most up-to-date version available. This also makes your training more accessible, so you can study anywhere you have your phone or tablet. The best part is that all materials are included in your training cost so there are NO extra fees for books!

 International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET)

Ed4Career has been approved as an Accredited Provider by the International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET). In obtaining this accreditation, Ed4Career has demonstrated that it complies with the ANSI/IACET Standard which is recognized internationally as a standard of good practice. As a result of the Accredited Provider status, Ed4Career is authorized to offer IACET CEUs for courses and programs that qualify under the ANSI/IACET Standard.

The Continuing Education Unit (CEU) was created by IACET as a measurement of continuing education. One (1) IACET CEU is equal to ten (10) contact hours of participation in an organized continuing education experience under responsible sponsorship, capable direction, and qualified instruction. Under IACET's care, the IACET CEU has evolved from a quantitative measure to a hallmark of quality training and instruction. For more information on IACET, visit www.iacet.org.

Internet Connection

  • Broadband or High-Speed - DSL, Cable, and Wireless Connections

*Dial-Up internet connections will result in a diminished online experience. Classroom pages may load slowly and viewing large audio and video files may not be possible.

Hardware Requirements

  • Processor - 2GHz Processor or Higher
  • Memory - 1 GB RAM Minimum Recommended

 

PC Software Requirements

  • Operating Systems - Windows 7 or higher
  • Microsoft Office 2013 or higher. Also, you could use a general Word Processing application to save and open Microsoft Office formats (.doc, .docx, .xls, .xlsx, .ppt, .pptx)
  • Internet Browsers - Google Chrome is highly recommended
    • Cookies MUST be enabled
    • Pop-ups MUST be allowed (Pop-up Blocker disabled)
  • The Kindle Reader App or VitalSource Bookshelf App are needed for many of our courses (No special equipment needed. This can be downloaded for FREE onto your computer.)
  • PowerPoint Viewer (if you do not have PowerPoint)
  • Adobe PDF Reader
  • QuickTime, Windows Media Player &/or Real Player

 

MAC Software Requirements

  • Operating Systems - Mac OS x 10 or higher with Windows
  • Mac office programs or a Word Processing application to save and open Microsoft Office formats (.doc, .docx, .xls, .xlsx, .ppt, .pptx)
  • Internet Browsers- Google Chrome is highly recommended
    • Cookies MUST be enabled
    • Pop-ups MUST be allowed (Pop-up Blocker disabled)
  • The Kindle Reader App or VitalSource Bookshelf App are needed for many of our courses (No special equipment needed. This can be downloaded for FREE onto your computer.)
  • PowerPoint Viewer (if you do not have PowerPoint)
  • Adobe PDF Reader
  • Apple QuickTime Media Player