Business Development and Project Management

PD311

This course explores tools and processes that help graduates to launch successful careers. Topics include proposal and grant writing, business planning, and funding options. Students have the opportunity to “pitch” their future business plans and goals in a formal presentation style that helps to prepare students for pitch scenarios. Outside business experts are invited to view and provide feedback on these presentations.

This course also focuses on project management, specifically within the context of permaculture design projects. Students are provided with tools and frameworks to use when working with stakeholders who desire landscape, garden and/or permaculture system designs.

Prerequisites: – –    Credits: 7    Hours: 105