Course Description

Occasionally, trends in technology have the ability to shift into larger, more dramatic trends that can certainly cause a shift in the economy as we know it. Within the last decade, and even so more recently, the drone (UAV/UAS) sector has managed to do just that.

Considered everything from "toys and gadgets" to "clandestine military operative machines," drones have such become more relevant than ever before, and have found ways to penetrate our economy, and the job market in ways unimaginable.

As the "drone services" market size is expected to grow from $4.4 billion in 2018 to $63.6 billion by 2025, it is no wonder why demand for this technology is on the rise, and so are those who hope to be behind the controller, operating the complex machines.

In this course, we will cover all aspects of the drone sUAS business market and how you can either apply the technology to your current workplace, or start a new career within the realm of this emerging technology.

Course Overview/Topics:

  • Treating it like a business
    • It's All About the Money - Startup Costs
    • Tax Considerations
    • Equipment Overview
    • Insurance Requirements
    • Record Keeping
    • FAA Requirements
  • The Why
    • Entrepreneurship – What problem are you solving?
    • Side Hustle or Full Time? - What's Your Plan?
  • Growth
    • Networking and Marketing
    • Social Media
  • The MANY uses for drones
  • And More!

This program from the University of New Hampshire has been certified and recognized by the Federal Aviation Administration's (FAA) CTI Program. The FAA's UAS College Training Initiative program recognizes institutions that prepare students for careers in unmanned aircraft systems. Learn more about the initiative here.

Applies Towards the Following Certificates

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Section Title
Drone (UAV/UAS) Business Applications
9:00AM to 3:30PM
Jul 25, 2024
Schedule and Location
Contact Hours
  • Live Online (USA Eastern Time)
Course Fee(s)
Workshop Fee non-credit $225.00 now or pay later
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