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Skills you will gain

Business ModelingRenewable EnergyStartup CompanyEntrepreneurship

Learner Career Outcomes

40%

started a new career after completing these courses

35%

got a tangible career benefit from this course

18%

got a pay increase or promotion
Shareable Certificate
Earn a Certificate upon completion
100% online
Start instantly and learn at your own schedule.
Flexible deadlines
Reset deadlines in accordance to your schedule.
Beginner Level
Approx. 18 hours to complete
English

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Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

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Week
1

Week 1

11 minutes to complete

Welcome to the course

11 minutes to complete
2 videos (Total 6 min), 1 reading
2 videos
Introduction4m
1 reading
Welcome to the Course!5m
6 hours to complete

Get Inspired — The Power of 3: Entrepreneurship + Green Building + Renewable Energy

6 hours to complete
7 videos (Total 66 min), 6 readings, 2 quizzes
7 videos
Intrapreneurship: Innovation from Within11m
Opportunities in Green Building Design9m
Financial Opportunities in Renewable Engery8m
Green Building Case Study: Cherokee Investment Partners12m
Renewable Energy Case Study: Strata Solar7m
Green Building Case Study: Nicholas School of the Envrionment6m
6 readings
Welcome to Week 1 of the “Renewable Energy and Green Building Entrepreneurship”3m
The Importance of Entrepreneurial Thinking for the Green Building Industry7m
The Rise of The Intrapreneur12m
[References]: Green Building Global Status Report and World Green Building Trends 20161h
[References] Renewable 2019: Global Status Report45m
Green Features Tour: Duke University Environment Hall3m
1 practice exercise
Week 1 Quiz30m
Week
2

Week 2

6 hours to complete

Dive into Business — Real Opportunity. Real Challenges.

6 hours to complete
6 videos (Total 63 min), 5 readings, 2 quizzes
6 videos
The Logic Behind Renewable Energy8m
Inside Entrepreneurship: Benefits and Examples of Entrepreneurship10m
Inside Entrepreneurship: Criticisms of Green Building9m
Inside Entrepreneurship: Criticisms of Renewable Energy13m
Inside Entrepreneurship: Challenges in Entrepreneurship8m
5 readings
Welcome to Week 2 of the “Renewable Energy and Green Building Entrepreneurship”1m
[References] The Business Cases for Green Building1h 10m
Additional Resources of Logic Behind Renewable Energy10m
Entrepreneurship: A Working Definition and More30m
The Top 10 Challenges Faced By Entrepreneurs Today: Solved8m
1 practice exercise
Week 230m
Week
3

Week 3

6 hours to complete

Blast Off — Moving from Ideas to Business Implementation

6 hours to complete
7 videos (Total 72 min), 8 readings, 2 quizzes
7 videos
Generating Ideas for a Startup12m
Refining Your Vision9m
Using the Business Model Canvas7m
Building a Great Team8m
Financing Your Buisness9m
Launching Your Business10m
8 readings
Welcome to Week 3 of the “Renewable Energy and Green Building Entrepreneurship”1m
23 Ways to Generate Startup Ideas10m
9 Steps to Validate a Business Idea in 30 Days with Less than $5008m
How to Conduct Market Reserach20m
The 20 Minute Business Model Plan: Business Model Canvas Made Easy20m
How to Build a Better Startup Team15m
How to Pitch to a Venture Capitalist15m
20 Things All Entrepreneurs Should Know About Angel Investors20m
1 practice exercise
Quiz 330m
18 minutes to complete

Closing

18 minutes to complete
1 video (Total 3 min), 1 reading
1 reading
60 Great Tools and Resources for Entrepreneurs and Startups15m

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