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Green Business Ideas for Starting a Small Business

ESF projekta Nr. “Nodarbināto personu profesionālās kompetences pilnveide”

Non-formal education program “Green Business Ideas for Starting a Small Business”


Course purpose:

As a result of the educational process, develop the student's competence to start an environmentally friendly small business.

Course tasks:

Improve student knowledge, competencies, and skills:

  • start a business;
  • use basic principles of sustainable use of natural resources;
  • appreciate the benefits of green business;
  • choose your own eco-friendly business type and create a description of the business plan idea.

Course Information

Course duration: 2 months (40 academic hours)
Study Language: Latvian
Courses start: July-August, 2019
Lecturer: Ilze Sproģe, Administr.



Начало курса: July-August, 2019


Price180 EUR
90% of the course fee is covered by the EU fund and the state, and student has to pay only 10% of the price.
For students with the status of "low-income" the cost is fully covered by the EU fund and state.


Course content

  • Small Business Planning.
  • Green business benefits and key principles.
  • Natural resources, their sustainable use.
  • Examples of sustainable use of natural resources and ideas for starting a small business.


You are welcome to apply for participation in the EU project No. “ Nodarbināto personu profesionālās kompetences pilnveide” (Improving the professional competencies of employees) from May 27 to June 28 on the site: , using e-service.

You can submit an application personally, after confirming an appointment (you need to bring an identity document with you):

  • at  The State Education Development Agency (SEDA; VIAA in Latvian) which is located: Rīgā, Z.A.Meierovica bulvāris 1-16, 5. floor, phone number: 67854769 or
  • in one of the 82 local governments, at the adult education coordinator, contact information is available here.


Apply for courses, Transport and Telecommunication Institute, Lomonosova Street 1 - 404th c., Riga, LV-1019, Latvia, phone: (+371) 67100652


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