Opening a Coffee Business

This course is offered as an in-person seminar.


Maximum Class Size: Limited to 6 students

Duration: 13 hours. Two days. Pre-registration required.  


This course is a combination of lecture, group discussion, coffee tastings and activities, all of which were developed to help you critically think through the process of opening your own business.

  • Coffee & Tea knowledge
  • Business Start-up and Building a Business Plan
  • Finding the right location
  • Controls including beverages, food, cash, inventory & payroll
  • Working with a Roaster
  • Marketing
  • Purchasing Equipment