Instructor: Higher Learning Institute Faculty
Location: 17 S Saginaw St, Pontiac, MI 48342
$399 - 5 weeks (30 students max per class)
Schedule: Starting March 9, 2020
Monday/Wednesday, Tuesday/Thursday or Saturday
Orientation: March 2, 2020
Required Classroom Hours: 20
Required Lab Hours: 10
5 weeks - 2 Weekday classes per week for 2 hours each
Saturday classes 4 hours each 10:00-12:00, 1:00-3:00
Students are required to attend two classes and one lab per week.
This course will give you the basic understanding of the history, current laws, medical applications and basic uses of cannabis. The class will cover the foundation of Provisioning Center Operations with a primary concentration in Budtending. Students will gain knowledge on the types and forms of cannabis and which strains will assist with the qualifying conditions. There will be a concentration in customer service skills, with a focus on listening and empathy. They will also learn how to do effective selling through practical lab experience and classroom presentations.
The material for this course will be comprised of lectures, interactive media, handouts, in-class exercises, homework, current events, exams, and a textbook. All homework and exam materials will be derived from the books, slides and from lectures. Homework and reading assignments must be completed on time, independent of classroom study.
Students will be evaluated on homework, a midterm, final exam and lab attendance. One of the assignments will be presented to the class.
The students will have 1 homework assignment due each week.
The midterm will test all material covered in the first three weeks of class. The final exam will test all material covered after the midterm. Make up exams will only be granted in exceptional circumstances.
Students are required to work 2 hours per week in the predetermined lab location. Cannabis University vocational and technical school Medical Marijuana
Week 1 History and Law
Class 1 Course Overview - Provisioning Center Course - Budtending
Class 1 Introductions and Class Expectations
Class 2 History of Cannabis as Medicine
Class 2 Michigan vs Federal Law - Med vs. Rec
Week 2 Cannabis Basics
Class 1 Different Types of Cannabis - Sativa, Indica, Ruderalis
Class 1 Medical Conditions, Terpenes and Cannabinoids
Class 2 Cannabis Strains and Genetics
Week 3 Provisioning Center Operations and Cannabis Applications
Class 1 Midterm Review
Class 1 Uses of Cannabis - extracts, edibles, topicals, smokables, suppositories
Class 2 Provisions Center Staff and Roles
Week 4 Consulting and Business Procedures
Class 1 Managing the Patient/Customer Experience
Class 2 Administration, Metrc, Retail Policy and Procedure, HIPPA
Week 5 Final Presentations and Wrap Up
Class 1 Project - Presentations - Final Review
Class 2 Final Exam
Homework = 25 points
Lab = 25 points
Midterm = 25 points
Final = 25 points