GEORGIA GREEN INDUSTRY TRAININGS
Georgia’s Green Industry is playing a critical role in helping the state’s economy recover from the COVID-19 pandemic. In early 2021, the University of Georgia, through a CARES Act grant, assembled a webinar series to deliver timely information and sponsored no-cost access to professional development opportunities to help businesses and employees safely enhance their capacity and resilience, while meeting increased consumer demand with a healthy, well-trained workforce.
A self-paced certification program with print and online resources designed for managers and technicians in the landscape business.
A self-paced certification program with print and online resources designed for professionals employed in the retail garden center industry.
An online subscription for employee training videos, developed in cooperation with industry leaders and endorsed by professional organizations. (Available in English and Spanish.)
This series is made available through a CARES Act grant as a collaborative project of the University of Georgia Small Business Development Center, UGA Marine Extension and Georgia Sea Grant, UGA Extension, UGA Center for Urban Agriculture, UGA Department of Agricultural and Applied Economics, Georgia Forestry Commission, Victory Gardens, Savannah Tree Foundation, City of Savannah, Georgia Green Industry Association, Georgia Urban Ag Council and Georgia Recreation and Parks Association.
Georgia’s green industry is playing a critical role in helping the state’s economy recover from the COVID-19 pandemic. The University of Georgia is pleased to present a three-part webinar series discussing the impacts of the pandemic on small businesses and strategies for strengthening financial resilience in response to disruptions and change. Experts will present tips on evolving marketing, building business continuity, increasing operational flexibility, managing essential workforce and enhancing customer service.
AIRED: JANUARY 21, FEBRUARY 18,
and MARCH 18, 2021 (view archives below).