The Cannabis Business Owner Certificate Course has been developed to meet high academic standards, ensuring that as a graduate you can display with pride the Cannabis Business Owner Certificate you will earn from the International Association of Professions Career College.
Course topics range from an overview of different forms of cannabis and how they’re produced (flower, hemp, edibles, extracts, tinctures, pills, CBD oil, etc.) to advice on setting up your own retail cannabis dispensary including important considerations such as compliance and security.
Topics covered in the Cannabis Business Owner Certificate Course include the following. If you are an international student, please note that this course focuses on starting a cannabis business in the United States or Canada.
- A Brief History of Cannabis
- The Green Rush: Industry Statistics & Growth
- Opportunities in the Green Arena
Growing and Harvesting Cannabis
- Basics of the Cannabis Plant
- Life Cycle of Cannabis Plants
- Providing Conditions for Growth
- Creating Edibles
- Creating Topicals and Cosmetics
- Creating Hemp Clothing and Accessories
- Cannabis Products
- Selling Cannabis Accessories
- Medical Dispensaries and Recreational Dispensaries
- Skills and Knowledge You Will Need
- Resources for Learning About the Industry
- Working in a Dispensary
- Volunteering with a Grower
Starting Your Cannabis Business
- Choosing Your Niche and Name
- Business Planning
- Start-Up Financing
- Legal Issues
Opening a Cannabis Dispensary
- Finding a Location
- Store Design
- Store Security
- Obtaining Inventory and Supplies
Running a Retail Cannabis Business
- Store Operations
- Inventory Management
- Financial Management
Getting and Keeping Customers
- Pricing Your Cannabis Products
- Your Marketing Tools
- Effective Promotional Techniques
- Customer Service
What Happens in the Cannabis Business Owner Certificate Course
The Cannabis Business Owner Certificate course is an online learning program with suggested readings from the textbook (FabJob Guide to Become a Cannabis Business Owner). This course is self directed, which means you may study and complete assignments at times that are most convenient for you from the comfort of your own home.
This part-time Cannabis Business Owner Certificate Course has a recommended completion date of 6 weeks from the start of the program, however, you may choose to complete the course in as little as 4 weeks or as long as 12 weeks, depending on your schedule.
The Cannabis Business Owner Certificate Course has been created to allow you to complete it without any teaching assistance. However, if you have questions or need assistance, you can receive help from a Faculty Member throughout the 6 weeks of the course.
Your Faculty Member is a valuable resource person and mentor who can provide you with personal teaching assistance to help you succeed in the course and advice to help you succeed in your new business.
What Is Included in the Cannabis Business Owner Certificate Course Online
This all-inclusive Cannabis Business Owner Certificate Course package includes:
- Registration for the Cannabis Business Owner Certificate Course Online
- Access to a Faculty Member to provide you with up to 3 hours of business mentoring during the course
- Textbook: FabJob Guide to Become a Cannabis Business Owner (e-book edition)
- (Optional) 2019-2020 membership in the IAPO International Association Professional Cannabis Business Owners for only $2 per month
- Downloadable Cannabis Business Owner Certificate personalized with your name and the seal of the International Association of Professions Career College which you may print
- (Optional) Opportunity to order official certificates printed on fine linen paper and embossed with the gold seal of the college
Registration Fee for the Cannabis Business Owner Certificate Course
You can have all this for an incredible price. It can cost hundreds, or even thousands, of dollars to take other programs. (We found courses based on old editions of our guides with registration fees of up to $999 and more.) We are able to offer you online courses at a significantly lower cost to you because of our expertise from almost 20 years of producing the leading online guides for non-traditional careers.
Our online career college certificate courses have previously been offered for a registration fee of $297 U.S. and includes a textbook and professional membership – a total value of almost $377.
This all-inclusive registration package for the Cannabis Owner Certificate Course is priced at only $97 U.S. for the Spring 2020 course.
How to Register
Enrollment is limited and registration is on a first come first served basis, so we recommend that you register early for the Cannabis Business Owner Certificate Course Online to avoid disappointment.
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Easy Changes and Cancellations
It’s easy to change or cancel your course registration. See our FAQ page for details.
Frequently Asked Questions
How Much Money Do Cannabis Business Owners Make?
As a cannabis business owner, your income is determined by a number of factors, including: your experience, location, business model and how much revenue your cannabis business generates. According to data from PayScale, the average income for a small business owner in the United States is $73,000 – however this can range up to $182,000 or more.
What Does a Cannabis Business Owner Do?
The cannabis industry offers many business opportunities including growing, manufacturing, retailing (medicinal and recreational), and related support businesses. Each of these arenas has space for the budding entrepreneur.
How Do I Become a Cannabis Business Owner?
Earning a certificate as a cannabis business owner will equip you with the principles and techniques for becoming a professional cannabis business owner. A certificate also provides evidence of your expertise, assurance of your professionalism, an important credential for your resume, a competitive advantage when marketing your services and higher earnings (according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics).
What is the Cannabis Business Owner Certificate Course?
In IAP Career College’s part-time online Cannabis Business Owner Certificate Course you will learn important principles and practical step-by-step techniques for getting started in a career as a professional cannabis business owner. This online course has a recommended completion date of 6 weeks, however it may be completed in as little as 4 weeks or as long as 12 weeks. The course has been created to allow you to complete it without any teaching assistance, however as a student you have access to Faculty Members to provide you with personal teaching assistance and career advice.
What is IAP Career College?
The International Association of Professions Career College (IAP Career College) is a leading online career college offering affordable online certificate courses and professional certifications for non-traditional and “dream” careers. When you take a part-time online certificate course with IAP Career College, you can schedule your learning around your life – you can work at your own pace, at the best times for you and from the comfort of your own home. IAP Career College and affiliated company FabJob Inc (the leading online publisher of guide books on how to get started in a dream career) have served over half a million career changers on six continents since 1999.