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    The Green Business and Sustainability certification course helps prepare students to meet the growing challenges and opportunities of our environmentally conscious business environment. The world is changing in response to increasing social and marketplace forces that reward companies that consider the environmental impact of their business operations, and products and services. Students who complete our sustainability professional certification course will have a firm grasp on the green business principles and practices and how they add value to a company.

    In recent years Information Technology (IT) and Information Communication Technology (ICT) have become the driving forces behind much of our social, economic, and political life worldwide. And the growing influence has created a huge need for qualified individuals with Green IT credentials. The convergence of IT and ICT is having an enormous impact on how we build, how we travel, and how we utilize our natural resources and protect the environment. Our Green IT certification course is designed to help prepare individuals to become the sustainability leaders of the future.

    The Photovoltaic System Professional is a comprehensive course and guide to installation of residential and commercial photovoltaic (PV) systems. This course covers the principles of PV electricity and how to effectively incorporate it into stand-alone or utility-connected electrical systems. We give detailed illustrations to clarify the concepts behind PV system operation. After completing this course, you should be able to: • Define the core elements of photovoltaics and solar energy technology • Define systems components, configurations, and battery types • Identify elements of charge controllers and inverters • Identify components of mechanical and electrical integration • Identify permitting codes and regulations

    This Renewable Energy Specialist course addresses the main characteristics of the emerging generation of technologies which will be employed to provide energy for the power grid over the next 20 years. This course covers solar energy in its various forms, such as photovoltaic, thermal and thermodynamic energy conversion, taking into account the various issues associated with the connection of these solar plants to the grid. We will also cover Wind technologies that are today in full development and the section of this course dedicated to wind technology describes the state of the art, taking into consideration the consequences of adding large quantities of this intermittent energy source into power grids, one of which may be wide disturbances.

    Our certified sustainability professional training equips students with the knowledge and skills they need to pursue a career in the rapidly growing field of sustainability. Energy availability is a global concern. Sustainability ensures ample supplies of energy to meet our needs today and in the future. Sustainability is a complex subject, involving science, technology, economics, politics, the environment, national security, and many other factors. Certified sustainability professional training exposes you to the financially, environmentally, and socially responsible objectives and tactics used by sustainability professionals to achieve measurable results. You'll also learn methods for implementing "green" technologies and practices.

    Energy availability is a real concern for everyone. Without energy or with access to much less energy than we currently use, we could not live in the same way, and life would not be easy. As an Sustainability Professional you will learn about this new "green" paradigm, where energy plays a central role in our lives. Building an energy future which assures ample supplies of energy to meet our needs should be a major priority and of concern to all. Energy supply is a complex subject and many considerations come into play: science, technology, the economy, politics, the environment, energetic independence, national security, and so on.