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May Business Workshop
May 20 @ 8:00 am - May 21 @ 5:00 pm$250 – $1250
This intensive 2 day (14 hour) workshop includes lectures on start-up, operations, management.
This workshop is designed for entrepreneurs, prospective business owners, existing coffee bar owners, barista trainers, and managers. Our clients have a true passion and dedication for succeeding in specialty coffee retail and want to perfect their craft as a barista.
Business subjects include:
- A Brief History of the Specialty Coffee Industry
- Concept Development
- Business Planning
- Business Plans
- Acquiring Financing
- Finding a Location
- Negotiating a Lease
- Coffee Bar Design
- Cafe Ambiance
- Selecting Equipment
- Interviewing and Hiring Employees
- Employee Training
- Operational Systems and Controls
- Financial Projections
- Marketing Your Business
- Social Media and Website Significance
Cost of Workshop includes lunch courtesy of Bellissimo, a binder full of workshop materials, and a USB drive packed with resources.
Additional discounts apply for groups of 2 or more.
All attendees receive special discounts on Bellissimo educational books and DVDs and discounts on lodging at Portland’s finest hotels.
In addition, attendees receive exclusive access to Bellissimo Coffee Advisors Consulting Services.
Please review our Terms of Agreement before registering.