Tea 108 – The Business of Tea
In this online course you’ll learn about the various layers that make up the tea industry—commodity trader and auctions, packers and retailers. Who are they, what do they do and what are the challenges faced in each sector.
Prerequisite: TEA 101
Note: Students are only permitted to enrol in 2 courses at the same time.
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Scope of the industry
Two live tutorials with instructor
Online learning platform – “Schoology”
Videos explaining cupping/tasting
Digital Course Book on learning platform
Length: Tea 108 is a six week course, with the suggestion that you designate approximately 3 hours each week to read, watch the video, complete the cupping and participate in online discussions. There will be a live tutorial held twice for you to participate in and ask questions.
Duration: 6 weeks
Dates: September 17 – October 22, 2018
Live Tutorial: September 24 & October 15 (12:30 – 1 EST & 7:30 – 8 EST)
Exam: Blind Cupping, Written exam (online), Live oral presentation (Skype) – October 22, 2018
Registration deadline: September 13, 2018
September 17, 2018 - October 22, 2018