Cannabis Business Strategy BUS 9191

Temporarily Online

Our Cannabis Business Strategy course covers a wide range of issues that a person entering the cannabis industry would need to understand. This cannabis business course is an introduction to the fast-growing Canadian cannabis industry and provides you with an understanding of the industry within North America and globally. Learn about the various business facets of a modern-day cannabis operation, including licensing, finance, accounting, technology, production, marketing and distribution. Study Canada’s role in the emerging global marketplace as well as the trends, opportunities and challenges in the medical and recreational markets. Build a comprehensive understanding of the cannabis industry’s dynamics through industry experts and readings.

Our past featured speakers have included Bruce Linton (Canopy Growth Corporation), Ruth Chun (Up Cannabis Canada), Brad Poulo (entrepreneur), Adam Brockest (Flowr Corporation), Jeffrey Bennet (Trichome Financial), Alex Blumenstein (Leaf Forward), Michael Miller (MF Miller), Navraj Pannu (Tilray), Karl Dadivas (TerrAscend), David Côte (Northern Helm), Kavya Shah (Cresco Labs), Steven Looi (White Sheep Corp.), Jackson Tran (Resolve CBD), Ben Trefler (Ela Capital Inc.), Neev Tapiero (entrepreneur), Katrina Marquez (Tilray) and Rob Cherry (Fire & Flower).


Course Delivery Method:

This is normally an in-class course but will be offered temporarily online via Blackboard Learn while college buildings are closed.

Hours and Fees





Course Sections

There are no classes currently scheduled for this course; however, check back in case we develop additional schedules for the current academic year (through August 2022). If you would like to receive an email notification reminder when our fall term (September to December 2022) is released, complete our notification sign-up form.
Business Department

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