The Courses You Need

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repare to Get Horticulture Licensed

This course provides technical assistance to water management and green space professionals who are interested in obtaining their Louisiana Horticulture License. The cohort will be 3 weeks and train on the steps to become a licensed, competitive horticulturist. Many SEBD clients are unaware of the steps to obtain licensure. Several interested parties have contacted LaunchBR to get assistance with the application and finding exam manuals. These impediments are addressed in this course.

Only 10 applicants will be admitted.

This course is $75, which includes the manual.

Next Course Begins
October 13th

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arketing Training for Green Businesses

This course teaches landscaping, horticulture, and earthwork professionals how to create a diversified seasonal marketing plan that can earn new business year-round. Participants will learn time-tested tactics to spread the word about their businesses and develop a personalized marketing plan.

10 applicants will  be admitted.

This is a 6-9p class. This course is $30.

Next Course Begins
August 22nd

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repare to Get Horticulture Licensed

This course provides technical assistance to water management and green space professionals who are interested in obtaining their Louisiana Horticulture License. The cohort will be 3 weeks and train on the steps to become a licensed, competitive horticulturist. Many SEBD clients are unaware of the steps to obtain licensure. Several interested parties have contacted LaunchBR to get assistance with the application and finding exam manuals. These impediments are addressed in this course. Only 10 applicants will be admitted.

This course is $75, which includes the manual.

Next Course Begins
October 13th

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resentation and Proposal Creation

This course is meant to build capacity for professionals in the green sector to submit responses to bid opportunities and requests for proposals in a timely fashion. This course teaches landscaping, horticulture, and dirt work professionals how to respond to RFPs with well-crafted proposals and winning interviews. The lack of these skills is a real impediment to small businesses as they seek greater opportunity.

Topics include:

Drafting A Response

Research
Visuals Matter
Proofreading
Transforming Nervous Energy
Practice Makes Perfect
Comparing Bids
10 applicants will be admitted. The course is set to take place in early 2020. This course is $30.

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aunchBR Green Technology Business Academy

This training takes a cohort through a LaunchBR 14 week curriculum. This course provides technical assistance to water management and green professionals who are interested scaling their businesses using green infrastructure technology. Each business also receives a traditional entrepreneurship education using the internationally recognized Co. Starters curriculum.

Topics include:

Green infrastructure business opportunities
How to market your expanded services
Business planning
Business finances and legal structure
Project management
Intro to costing and bidding on contracts
The course is a year-long, which includes 14 weeks of instruction, on Thursdays and Saturdays, a practicum experience, free business coaching, and possible pitch competition. This is a 6:00p-9:00p class one day per week. The class begins on September 19th. The cost is $150 and can be paid in 3 payments.