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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.

Topics explored include: Included in course registration:
Importers
Packers
Retailers
Scope of the industry
Market overview
Government Regulations
Cupping/Tasting
Teas
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 11 – October 16, 2017
Live Tutorial: September 18 & October 10 (12:30 – 1 EST & 7:30 – 8 EST)
Exam:  Written exam (online), Live oral presentation (Skype) – October 16, 2017
Registration deadline: September 6, 2017

  • September 11, 2017 - October 16, 2017
    12:00 am