Summer Classes are canceled! We will see all in the Fall!
Instructor: Higher Learning Institutions Faculty
Location: 125 N Saginaw St, Pontiac, MI 48342
$449 - 4 weeks (15 students max per class)
$299- 4 weeks (Online Only)
$199- Self-Guided (Can be taken at any time)
Schedule: June 7th, 2022
Orientation: June 7th, 2022
Required Classroom Hours: 16
Four weeks - 2 Weekday classes per week for 2 hours each
Students are required to attend two classes per week.
This course will give you a basic understanding of the history, current laws, medical applications, and primary uses of cannabis. The class will cover the foundation of Provisioning Center Operations with a primary concentration in Budtending and provide tools for individuals looking to become a Caregiver. Students will learn the types and forms of cannabis and which cultivars or chemovars will assist with the qualifying conditions. There will be a concentration on 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 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 one 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.
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 Uses of Cannabis - extracts, edibles, topicals, smokables, suppositories
Class 2 Provisions Center Staff and Roles
Week 4 A Consulting and Business Procedures
Class 1 Managing the Patient/Customer Experience along with Administration, Metrc, Retail Policy and Procedure, HIPPA
Week 4 B Final Presentations and Wrap Up
Class 2 Final Exam
Homework = 20 points
Quiz. = 40 points
Final = 40 points