As an Environmental Professional in-training (EPt), you’ve asked us to help you build your career. That’s why we’ve developed a new online course so you can develop the key business skills demanded by environmental employers.

Employers identified the skills most lacking in junior to mid-level staff include:

Introduction to Business Skills for Environmental Professionals is a free training resource for EPt members that addresses these key skills.

Course Outcomes

Course format

Introduction to Business Skills for Environmental Professionals includes content from each of our ECO Academy courses.

The course is rich with videos of experts and employer perspectives and tips – and includes 10 modules for you to start your professional development training.

Complete the course at your own pace. It will take approximately 8 to 12 hours to complete.

Course topics

1.1 Project Management Fundamentals

1.2 Project Management Integration

2.1 Professional Communication Fundamentals

2.2 Communication Styles

3.1 The Technical Writing Process

3.2 Using Language

4.1 Overview of Canadian Environmental Law

4.2 Key Laws

5.1 Fundamentals of Consulting

5.2 Working for Your Employer

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EPt members: access your course in the EP resources tab in your member account.

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