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Business and Sustainable Development



Business and Sustainable Development requires a minimum of intermediate (B1) level English.


This course is suitable for students ages 14-17.

Academic Information

Students will explore the future of business, looking at the interaction between business and sustainable development.

Workshops are delivered by the world-famous innovative green enterprise, The Eden Project. Students will look at the importance of sustainability to business, study the 3 pillars of sustainability, understand product and service design, as well as marketing for a sustainable business.

Students also explore how to launch and operate a new venture through business enterprise project work delivered by Bucksmore tutors.



What is the course structure?

Students will have 40 hours of contact time over two-weeks, including 15 hours of business workshops and 15 hours of business project work, plus eight hours of skills and careers workshops and two hours of guest speakers. Sessions have been carefully structured so students around the world can join us in most time zones.

Sample timetable

 09:00 – 10:30 UK time10:45-12:15 UK time12:30-13:30 UK time
Monday 26th October
The Eden Project: Introducing Eden and What did Nature Ever Do For Me?Business Aims and
Leadership Seminar:
Changing Workforce
Demands with Kathie Knell
Tuesday 27th OctoberThe Eden Project:
Finding Sustainable Solutions
Supply ChainsLeadership Seminar:
Winning Nice with Gavin Ridley
Wednesday 28th OctoberThe Eden Project:
What’s not working?
What’s your sustainable
business idea?
Financing a BusinessLeadership Seminar:
Leadership in today’s world with Kathie Knell
Thursday 29th OctoberThe Eden Project:
Sharing and Selling your Idea
MarketingGuest Speaker: Richard Leaver
Friday 30th OctoberThe Eden Project: Pitch Your Idea to The Eden ProjectAwareness of Sustainability

Leadership Seminar:
Gavin Ridley

Add a digital internship

 For students looking to take that extra-step towards their dream job, you can choose to add a 3-day online internship. Bucksmore has partnered with immersive career experience provider, InvestIN, to offer an immersive experience into the life of a successful entrepreneur. Available after the second two-week Bucksmore Business & Sustainable Development programme​​ and at a special price for Bucksmore students, the internship is a mixture of interactive simulations, exercises and Q&A sessions.

• Successful business leaders will coach you through live interactive simulations
• Q&A with successful entrepreneurs
• Unlimited lifetime access to InvestIN’s expertise
• Coaching by experts on how to start a business and become a CEO


Dates and Fees

Course lengthStart datesTotal Price
2 weeks13 July or 27 July 2020£1,825
3-day or 4-day digital internship8 August 2020£300/£425

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