Are you ready to build a successful business that cares for the Earth and people too?

What is Regenerative Business Design?

Words of Wisdom from Starhawk

The basis of regenerative business design is a plan that successfully balances the triple bottom line: people, planet, and profit. This course will guide you through the steps to formulate a plan to prepare your business to withstand change, duress, and a transforming global economy.

WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW

  INSTRUCTION

    • Taught by Patty Love,  business educator and regenerative business consultant
    • A certificate will be awarded upon successful completion of this course
    • Classes are live and recordings will be available within 48 hours 
    • Resources and recordings on the virtual class platform will be available for a year after the course completes 

COURSE DATES

  • Location: Virtual 
  • Dates: September 26-November 14, 2022 (8 weeks)
  • Time: Mondays, 5:00-7:00 pm PST 
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PAYMENT

  • Tuition: $217 
  • Alumni Tuition: $100  total to retake this course if you have already taken it before
  • We offer payment plans to make our courses as accessible as possible
  • All amounts are in US dollars

SCHOLARSHIPS & DISCOUNTS

  • Discounts and Diversity Scholarships available? Yes! Keep reading below

YOUR LEARNING JOURNEY

QUESTIONS? 

WHO IS THIS TRAINING FOR? 

COURSE SCHEDULE

Fully participating in this course, including completing homework between classes and utilizing the tools developed,       will empower you to be significantly prepared to put your business plan into action.

  • Class 1: Getting Started in Regenerative Business Design
  • Class 2: Market Research and Competitive Analysis 
  • Class 3: Design for Financial Sustainability
  • Class 4: Designing a Communications Plan: Messaging, Marketing
  • Classes 5 and 6: Operations: Organizational Structure and Team Design
  • Class 7: What Regeneration Looks Like in Business 
  • Class 8: Putting Your Business Plan Into Practice: Implementation, Plan of Work, and Next Steps 

ABOUT THIS COURSE

In today’s changing world, our planet is calling for businesses to follow Earth-based ethics, principles, and ecological design processes– also known as permaculture!

Regenerative Business Design will guide you through a step-by-step process to build a business that can sustain you financially while staying true to your core values.

What do you need to know, consider, and plan for in order to launch a business that will have a high likelihood of success and a plan for handling failures, fumbles, and hurdles?

Fully participating in this course, including completing homework between classes and utilizing the tools developed, will empower you to be significantly prepared to put your business plan into action.

WHAT TO EXPECT
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YOUR INSTRUCTOR 

Join Patty Love, certificated permaculture designer, teacher, and business management consultant, for this eight-week course that will help answer these questions. In this course, Patty weaves together her decades of permaculture study and practice with formal education in business, and more than 20 years of successful self-employment. 

REGENERATIVE LAND MANAGEMENT DIPLOMA

Regenerative Business Design is a required course of the Regenerative Land Management diploma. 

KEY BUSINESS CONCEPTS – WHAT YOU WILL LEARN

  • Regenerative business design process
  • Mission, vision, values, goal-setting
  • SWOT analysis (strengths-weaknesses-opportunities-threats)
  • Organizational structures: identifying what works best for your business
  • Setting up operational systems
  • Financial statements: what they are, and how to create and use them
  • Writing a business plan
  • Developing a business review cycle
  • Pluses and minuses of various legal structures
  • Marketing and communications planning
  • Grants and other funding structures
  • Creating a work plan and mapping next steps

    FUNDING YOUR EDUCATION

    PAYMENT PLANS 

    • Our goal is to increase accessibility for our paid trainings
    • We offer payment plans in order to meet our audience where they are
    • If you select the payment plan, you will pay an initial deposit of $140 and two monthly installments of $45 ($230 total).
    • Our Student Support Team will assist you in setting up this process

    GROUP DISCOUNTS 

    • 15% off for groups of 2-5 people:  $184 each
    • 20% off for groups of 6-10 people: $174 each 
    • Must register together and indicate that you are a cohort

     ALUMNI DISCOUNTS

    • Alumni discounts are $100 and are available for anyone who has taken this course before and would like a refresher
    • Some graduates take this course a second and third time, reporting positive results

    QUESTIONS? 

    DIVERSITY SCHOLARSHIPS 

      • Earth Activist Training is committed to increasing the diversity of global permaculture and regenerative land movements
      • We recognize the history of this land called the United States and Canada and seek to do what we can to rectify the deep injustices and systems of inequity that formed and continue to shape society today

        Supported by your donations, a select number of pay-what-you-can Diversity Scholarships are available for Indigenous Peoples and People of Color working in environmental and food justice
    • These scholarships are pay-what-you-can with the recommended value of 50% of standard tuition ($250), but any amount will be accepted and appreciated

    MEET YOUR TEACHER

    PATTY LOVE, INSTRUCTOR 

    Patty Love (she/her) is a perpetually curious Earth Activist Training-certified permaculture teacher and designer. 

    She is the instructor of Regenerative Business Design and coach for Maven Makers, a small business coaching group with Earth Activist Training. 

    Patty has 30 years of experience in business with a focus on education and consulting. She holds nationally recognized certification through the Professional Business Coaches Alliance, with five years personally participating in small business coaching as a group member. 

    EXPERTISE IN REGENERATIVE BUSINESS DESIGN

    Throughout all her work, Patty applies regenerative design to create thriving business practices. 

    Residing on occupied Haudenosaunee Territory (known as Rochester, New York), Patty practices permaculture, edible forest gardening, and social permaculture. 

    Patty is the owner of a small business, Barefoot Edible Landscape & Permaculture, and an organizer in her local community around food justice. She is the founder of the Rochester Permaculture Center and Lots of Foods program; and the former treasurer of the Permaculture Association of the Northeast (PAN).

    LEARN WITH PATTY

    • Regenerative Business Design (September 26-November 14, 2022)
    • Maven Makers: Regenerative Business Group (ongoing, monthly meetings)

    WATCH WHILE YOU WAIT

    WATCH: Starhawk and Patty Love discuss “Business and the Earth Path”

    WHAT COMES NEXT? 

    Are you ready for the next step of your learning journey?

    Maven Makers is a personalized business coaching program with Patty Love, featuring personal coaching and small group networking sessions.

     

     

    Regenerative Business Design is a core requirement of the Regenerative Land Management diploma, Earth Activist Training’s most intensive and deep diving program into Earth healing.

    OUR NETWORK

    A core component of this course – and every Earth Activist Training course – is our private forum: Earth Activist Training Online network. This platform is where you will find course resources, your homework, and a network to connect with classmates and other Earth Activist students. 

    Recordings of each class will be available to you as a resource. You will have access to the course for a year after the course ends should you want to deepen your understanding of the material.

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