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INSPYRE Short Courses

The Business of Extraction: February 5-6, 2018

Design, build and operation of a successful extraction business requires a mix of business, regulatory and cannabis know how.

2-day short course covering issues that new entrants, current owners/operators and investors should know to help build a successful business from the ground up while avoiding the many pitfalls that can compromise safety, compliance, efficiency and profitability. Our team of experts provides knowledge and training to reduce risk, improve financial performance and ultimately to get business done. Learning from experience is valuable. Learning from the mistakes and success of industry leaders can save millions.

Understand
  • Production Process
  • End Products
  • Testing
  • Financials
  • Regulation
Avoid
  • Racking Up Compliance Fines
  • Poor Equipment Selection
  • Capital Overruns
  • Insufficient Planning
  • Accidents
 
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Learn From Industry Leaders
DEVIN LILES: CEO of the Farm, a vertically-integrated company including extraction operations. Industry pioneer with +10 years experience in strategy & business development, facility design & build-out, senior leadership and managing operations of a successful growing enterprise in a highly turbulent marketplace

KIM STUCK: The first Marijuana Specialist for a public health authority in the Nation. Kim conducts compliance inspections, license sign offs, pesticide investigations, recalls, shelf stability and CBD source approvals
JOHN ANDRZEJCZAK: Cofounder of PSI (Pressure Safety Inspectors), an engineering consulting firm specializing in extraction equipment, extraction facility safety and third party design review of custom equipment. Certifies most of the extraction equipment & facilities in Colorado.
JOSH JONES, PhD: Developed extraction & refining techniques for some of Colorado’s largest CBD and THC manufacturing facilities. In-depth knowledge of cannabis & industrial hemp processing equipment & technologies, including analytical laboratory equipment and techniques.

DAVID LINK: Founder of JDB Merchant Bank providing financial services to the Cannabis Industry since 2014. David has 25 years of direct private equity investing and financial advisory experience and also serves as Editorial Advisor to Hemp Business Journal as well as a mentor to CanopyBoulder.

Methods, Designs & Bottom Lines: Coming Soon!

Your choice in cultivation method informs design, timeline and economics. Proper planning and budget at the outset is critical.

2-day short course that new and current owner/operators should know as they make critical decisions on the future of their cultivation business. Investors, vendors and contractors will gain a solid understanding of the business and operations of cultivation. We focus on the bottom line including financials, timing and market requirements.

Understand
  • Timeline and capital costs for construction and equipping an operation
  • Operations guidelines including personnel requirements
  • A sample financial model
  • Method & design dictates your bottom line
  • Warehouse vs Greenhouse
Avoid
  • Underestimating the time to launch a cultivation operation
  • Capital Overruns
  • Huge health and safety fines
  • Consultants and vendors taking advantage of new entrants
  • Choosing a cultivation method that doesn't support your business plan
 
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Learn From Industry Leaders
DEVIN LILES: CEO of the Farm, a vertically-integrated company including extraction operations. Industry pioneer with +10 years experience in strategy & business development, facility design & build-out, senior leadership and managing operations of a successful growing enterprise in a highly turbulent marketplace

MICA RENQUIST: 7 years designing cultivation and dispensary facilities including over 1,000,000 sq ft for American Cannabis Company.
KIM STUCK: The first Marijuana Specialist for a public health authority in the Nation. Kim conducts compliance inspections, license sign offs, pesticide investigations, recalls, shelf stability and CBD source approvals
DAVID LINK: Founder of JDB Merchant Bank providing financial services to the Cannabis Industry since 2014. David has 25 years of direct private equity investing and financial advisory experience and also serves as Editorial Advisor to Hemp Business Journal as well as a mentor to CanopyBoulder.

3-Track Short Course Program

Track One

Business Essentials

  • Business Case Development (2 days)
  • Marketing & Advertising (2 days)
  • Pitch Deck Development (1 day)
  • Basics of Accounting & Financials (1 day)
Track Two

Industry Operations

  • Business of Extraction (2 days)
  • Cultivation: Methods, Designs & Bottom Lines (2 days)
  • Hemp & CBDs (2 days)
  • Integrated Pest Management (2 days)
Track Three

Leadership

  • Recruiting & Cultivating Talent (2 days)
  • New Manager Fundamentals (1 day) with In Depth Add-On (1 day)
  • Legal Issues for Supervisors & Managers (1 days)

UPCOMING SHORT COURSES

Coming Soon!
Methods, Designs & Bottom Lines
Denver, CO - $995
Feb 5-6, 2018
The Business of Extraction
Denver, CO - $995
Coming Soon!
CBD, Hemp: Growing, Processing & Creating Infused Products Profitably
Coming Soon!
Integrated Pest Management: Don't Lose Your Crop

INSPYRE reserves the right to cancel a short course up to 7 days before the course date. All payments would be refunded.