Course Description

This course focuses on the establishment and administration of enterprises whose activity consciously address an environmental and social problem. Principles of creating a low-risk enterprise with net positive effect on the natural environment will be explored. The financial sustainability of these enterprises will also be emphasised.

Course Modules and Syllabus

  • Introduction to Green Venture Types-Microenterprise, Small Business, Social Enterprise

  • Client-Based Environmental Entrepreneurship in Practice

  • Qualitative & Quantitative Research Methods

  • Entrepreneurship, Innovation & Commercialisation

  • New Venture Creation

  • Air Pollution, Climate Change and Human Health

  • Environmental Impact Assessment

  • Energy Economics

  • International Environmental Law

  • Sustainable Product Design and Manufacturing

  • Pitching of Green Ventures

    Before graduating, students must propose a viable business plan for their individual sustainable business or expand on an already existing one.

Learning Outcomes

  • Students should understand the mechanisms of natural systems.

  • Students should understand the fundamentals of sustainability especially in business management.

  • Students should be able to identify opportunities, establish, and manage businesses in a sustainable system in local and international markets.

  • Student should be able to proffer solutions to environmental and social challenges through green entrepreneurships.

  • Students are expected to understand the role of tourism in effective storytelling, and as a revenue source.


One (1) Term  = Three Weeks

Note: Two weeks on-site/onlline study and one week for project work.

A digital certificate of accomplishment endorsed by the instructors, and the institute will be awarded to students after completion of course. Students must attain an average score of 70% or more in exercises and examination. Any student that achieves over 90% will be awarded their certificate of accomplishment with distinction.

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Our programs are very affordable. Our current tuition

On-site: N55, 000 ($180)

Online: N35, 000 ($100)
There are a number of financial aid options available once you are admitted to the program.


Program Overview

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  • Apply to the program. Apply to your preferred choice of course through our online application system. Applications are opened all year round. You will receive further instructions on your application status and other necessary information for you to have a smooth process coming into the Green Institute.

  • Continue your studies, online and on campus. Programs can be taken on-site, split-site or online. This option would be made available in the applications to suit the needs of students. Both forms of learning are designed to give students an excellent experience of their preferred course.

  • Graduate with your NanoDegree. Students who have completed all the requirements for the courses they are registered for will be awarded the certificate of course completion which can be used in their future pursuits as a proof of their proficiency in the subject.