Course AvailabilityOnline: $2,095
Online classes are available for 90 days, from the time of purchase.
You may already be familiar with the terms “white-collar” and “blue-collar” and how they relate to certain job classifications, but what about “green-collar?” Green-collar employment entails jobs and/or work processes that focus on improving the quality of our environment. The growing emphasis on these sustainable business practices has created a demand for workers who have extensive “green” knowledge. A convenient and affordable way to get the training you need to become a valuable commodity in today’s green-collar economy is by enrolling in the online Senior Certified Sustainability Professional program offered by Vista College.
Attain Career-Enhancing Green Certification
Successful completion of our program can help you acquire the Senior Certified Sustainability Professional designation. SCSP certification solidifies your standing as an expert in the development and implementation of sustainable business practices. You will also set yourself apart from non-certified candidates when seeking employment in the green-collar economy or when pursuing career advancement opportunities. Employers will recognize that you possess the knowledge and skill set that can make you a valuable asset to their team.
Comprehensive 10-Part Program Provides a Well-Rounded Educational Experience
Our 110-hour online program is divided into 10 sections encompassing a broad range of sustainability concepts and green business practices. You will begin by mastering the fundamentals of green procurement and then move on to corporate social responsibility, carbon strategies, environmental management systems and environmental accounting concepts. You will also gain an understanding of sustainability as it pertains to sales, marketing and transportation. Additionally, you will learn what is involved in creating and implementing green initiatives for your organization. Finally, you will discover what it takes to become a sustainability consultant if you have an interest in pursuing this rapidly growing career specialty.
Preparing for the Senior Certified Sustainability Professional Program
The Vista College SCSP program is intended for anyone who is interested in acquiring the skill set necessary to assume a leadership role in the development and implementation of sustainable business practices within an organization. To access the course materials, you will need a Web-enabled computer, preferably with a high-speed Internet connection. Your machine must be equipped with the Windows XP operating system or later version, IE 7 Web browser or later version, Adobe Acrobat Reader, Adobe Flash Player and a QuickTime plug-in. Familiarity with Microsoft Word is also recommended.
Study Whenever and Wherever Works Best for You
Vista College online learning programs eliminate the need to travel to a college campus to continue your education. You can access the training materials at any time in the comfort of your home or office. You can progress at your own pace and practice as often as you deem necessary until you have mastered the course materials. The SCSP course is facilitated by a team of capable instructors who possess a breadth of knowledge in the area of sustainable business practices and a wealth of real-world experience in their practical application. You will have 12 months to complete your training, and a one-month extension is available at a cost of $25 if you find you need more time.