This training program combines a three course training track:Green Management Green Marketing Management LEED Green AssociateThe business world is undergoing dramatic change that is driven by tough new legislation, expanded market based incentives and increased consumer awareness of environmental issues (e.g., hazard ingredients in products, alternative energy, reduction in greenhouse gases). This is forcing companies to reassess the life cycle of their products and the efficiency of their supply chains. Environmental issues are becoming business critical. This Green Management program provides the vital information, backed by case studies and examples, that gives progressive business leaders the strategic know-how to pro-actively manage environmental issues and realize the business benefits of going green.
After completing this course, you should be able to:
Define the core elements of green strategic planning
Identify environmental management systems
Define the fundamentals of eco-design and green marketing
Identify alternatives to petroleum
Identify strategies for nurturing a green-minded and innovative workforce
Define the core elements of strategic green planning
Comprehend the environmental effects of consumption
Identify strategies to deliver value via a sustainable supply cycle
Identify features of consumption in households and industries
Identify the steps for reporting the economic and environmental value of green marketing
Comprehend the principles of the U.S. Green Building Council and LEED standards and ratings
Identify strategies for efficiently using energy, water, and other resources in the building industry
Identify methods for promoting occupant health and productivity in indoor environment design
Identify principles for reducing waste, pollution, and environmental degradation in the building industry
Comprehend the principles of sustainable thinking, iterative and innovative design, and the implementation process
The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics does not classify project management as an occupation, so it does not track job outlook for this profession. However, it tracks construction managers and computer/information systems managers, which include project managers. The outlook for construction managers and computer/information systems managers is better than average. 17 percent anticipated through 2018. In addition, the Bureau of Labor Statistics, in a 2006 article, notes that managing projects is an increasingly important responsibility for many workers, as more organizations use teams and project-based methods to get work done."
What are my payment options?
Click the Financing link at the top of this page for financing information.
What is difference between a certificate and a certification?
By successfully completing a course through one of our college or university partners the student is awarded a Certificate of Completion from the institution. If there is a state or national exam that the course is preparing a student for, the proper certifying body will be indicated and that association will proctor and award any type of certification. This is the student’s responsibility, although ECA is here to help guide our students in the right direction.
Does this course translate in to college credit?
Through our college and university partners, ECA offers non-credit certificate programs.
How long do access to my complete my course?
Access will begin on your start date and end on your end date unless otherwise specified. If you are falling behind in your course please contact an Education Consultant to talk about your options.
When are the course start dates?
The course start dates are determined by the student due to open-enrollment.
Is the Certification exam included in the course?
The certification exam is not included in the cost of the course unless otherwise specified in the course education and training plan.
Upon successful completion of our Green Management course, students will be prepared to sit for the NCCB national certification exam to become a Certified Green Management Associate (CGMA).
Upon successful completion of the LEED Green Associate course, students will be prepared to sit for the U.S. Green Building Council - LEED Green Associate Certification exam to become a Certified LEED Green Associate.
Windows 7, XP or Vista; 56K modem or higher; Soundcard and Speakers; Firefox, Chrome or Microsoft Internet Explorer
Mac OS Users
Mac OS X or higher (in classic mode); 56K modem or higher; Soundcard and Speakers; Apple Safari
iPad – iOS 5.1 (or latest)
We recommend setting your screen resolution to 1024 x 768 pixels.
System will support the two latest releases of each browser. When using older versions of a browser, users risk running into problems with the course software.
Windows Users: Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome, Microsoft Internet Explorer
Mac OS Users: Safari, Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox
Suggested Plug-ins: Flash Player, Real Player, Adobe Reader, Java