Duration 3 weeks
Weekly study 4 hours
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Understand upcycling, how to make upcycling products and start up a company
Have you ever turned unwanted objects or waste materials into entirely new products? Upcycling is the ideal way to combine creative ideas with a passion for sustainability and entrepreneurship.
On this course, you will learn how to apply the key concepts of upcycling to real-life practice. You will explore how to start upcycling, the link between upcycling and the Sustainable Development Goals, and learn about successful case study examples.
You will also get inspired by business upcycling ideas, receive guidance on how to start your own company, and learn how to fund and market your products.
What topics will you cover?
- Concept of upcycling
- How to start upcycling
- Upcycling approaches
- Upcycling clothes
- Upcycling furniture
- Environment and the Sustainable Development Goals
- How to set up an upcycling business
- Business ideas for upcycling
- How to get funding and marketise your products
When would you like to start?
Most FutureLearn courses run multiple times. Every run of a course has a set start date but you can join it and work through it after it starts. Find out more
Who is the course for?
This course is for anyone looking to start their own upcycling company or who are interested in entrepreneurship, eco-friendly businesses and sustainability.
Who will you learn with?
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