Week 1: The Policy of Pot
This module includes high-level instruction on state and local ordinances and the importance of understanding the laws that govern the industry.
Week 2: Know Your Regulators
This class showcases the importance of participating in the rulemaking process. Instructors will connect the importance of the legacy market evolving into a more regulated industry.
Responsible Vendor Training- Sell-SMaRT
Learn how to foster good public health and compliance behaviors for your staff and business.
METRC is the most trusted and experienced provider of cannabis regulatory systems in the country.
Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs)
The class provides a high-level overview of how to create and define SOP’s to meet compliance standards.
Week 4: Marijuana Infused Products (MIP)
This course provides an overview of these type of cannabis products.
Week 5: Horticulture & Grown Tour
Get up close and personal with the plant in this Cultivation session
Full view of financial considerations, projected sales numbers and market research around trends in consumer behavior.
High Demand Delivery
Learn how delivery is a new opportunity for social equity applicants in the City of Denver.
Hospitality-Kush & Canvases
Real-time case study instruction of a successful cannabis business
Week 7: Public Relations and Best Practices in Cannabis Marketing
Public Relations training and education, strategies on communication, press releases, branding and messaging to reach your audience.
Tax Code 280e
Overview of tax code 280e
Class focuses on the local real estate market and identifying a suitable location for the business.
Venture Capitalist (VC) pros will provide advice and support at this critical juncture in the business owner’s launch plan.
Overview of this key aspect of setting up the business.
Banking a Cannabis Business
Safe Harbor Financial, the preeminent credit union for cannabis businesses in the country, will provide an overview of this business aspect.
Week 10: Business Development Plan
Participants will review their business plans through one-on-one coaching to prepare them for business plan completion and launch to market.