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Starting a Sustainability-Focused Business

Unlock Your Sustainable Venture's Potential: Master the Essentials of Green Entrepreneurship!
Starting up a sustainability venture requires far more than a good idea and motivation. If you are someone with a strong interest in environmental sustainability or have a “green idea” then this course is for you!

About the course
What will you achieve?

By the end of the course, you'll be able to:

  • Examine the interrelation of entrepreneurship, creativity, and innovation within the context of sustainability-focused business ventures, as well as the feasibility of business opportunities through effective decision-making strategies.
  • Articulate a compelling value proposition for a sustainability-focused business concept, identifying and addressing the specific needs and challenges of sustainable development.
  • Evaluate a business model for a sustainability-focused business, distinguishing it from a business plan, and how to research, refine and evaluate the feasibility of the proposed venture.
  • Analyse what are the key components of a one-page business plan for a sustainability initiative and utilise effective communication strategies to present it to investors, customers, and partners.
What topics will you cover?
  • Developing strong foundations for new business ventures in sustainability
  • Creating the sustainable product or service value proposition
  • Building the business model for your sustainability venture
  • Creating a high-level business plan

To be eligible for a digital badge for this course, you will need to successfully complete an assessment which includes:

  • Quiz based on synthesis of content into business plan.

This course has been developed as a part of the vision and objectives of the NO WASTE Pilot Precinct.

Starting a Sustainability-Focused Business

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