MBA Cannabis Business
Get the skills to be an Expert in a Trend-Setting Business
Welcome to CA Institute’s MBA program in Cannabis Business which enables students to become responsible patients and employees, educated voters, prepared advocates and able business owners.
CA Institute is proud to introduce this program due to start in the fall of 2019. Whether you’re looking to find a job, begin a career, start a business or invest in one, students who complete this program will have a better understanding of the needs and concerns of patients and consumers, and a solid grasp on the overall business behind the plant. The program is designed to offer ways to engage in this emerging new industry and get you prepared for the risks and responsibilities you will face.
Our MBA in Cannabis Business and Horticulture programs are fully equipped with labs for our team of top doctors, scientists and professors to conduct their research and teach students about the business.
Releaf Social Enterprise was established earlier this year to work side by side with CA Institute. Releaf Social Enterprise is both a dispensary and a social club. The idea behind it is to educate patients on the benefits of cannabis consumption. Releaf Social Enterprise is fully certified and accredited and offers only top-grade cannabis products.
Whether you’re looking to find a job, begin a career, start a business or invest in one, students who complete this program will have a better understanding of the needs and concerns of patients and consumers, and a solid grasp on the overall business behind the plant. The program is designed to offer ways to engage in this emerging new industry and get you prepared for the risks and responsibilities you will face.
Top students from this course will be offered jobs through CA Institute and Releaf Social Enterprise starting at 600,000 CZK annually.
History & Czech/EU Laws
Understand your rights, responsibilities & regulatory issues
Learn best practices for starting any cannabis business, maintaining good operations & employee relations
Discover the action on the front lines of working with patients & consumers
Science & Economics
Communicate the research and debunk the myths with facts
Extracts & Topicals
Explore the extraction process & different methods of ingestion such as cooking, topicals, and vaporization
Advocacy & Action
Learn how to advocate for your business, and work with your local government & community
About the Course
We are the leaders in the field have started our development in Humbold County, California back in the 90’s. CA Institute (the CA stands for California) brought know-how to the heart of Central Europe. Brno, Czech Republic was always a hotspot for cannabis. We have grown to become doctors and researchers in the field and have set out to open the very first University of this kind in Europe.
The MBA Cannabis Business Course covers the following over two semesters and counts for 90 ECTS units:
- Politics and History of Cannabis
- Czech and EU Laws
- Business Management
- Patient Relations
- Horticulure 1: Growing Safely and Responsibly
- Horticulture 2: Going Commercial – New topics include seed germination, clone/cutting production, and examples of automatic systems and CO2 systems. This class takes your grow to a larger scale, or commercial cultivation, and offers tips and tricks to maximize your productivity.
- Methods of Ingestion 1: Extracts and Vaporization
- Methods of Ingestion 2: How to Cook at Home
- Methods of Ingestion: Topical Applications
- Dispensary and Business Operations
- Procurement and Allocation
- Intellectual Property
- Understanding Your Rights
During your MBA progam you will grow your own CBD plants for CA Institute. We will teach you the following:
- Transplanting and Clones
- Seeds – Germinating
- Vegetative Growth
- Mediums – Pros and Cons
- Pests and Pathogens
- Late Flowering
- Curing and Clipping
380 total hours
The successful candidate has completed 380 coursework hours consisting of all of the assignments, quizzes, projects, tasks, and final exam/presentation at a grade of 70% or higher in order to receive this certificate at one of the following grades:
90%-100% Grade of A – Outstanding in all course modules and displayed superior class management and practical teaching skills.
80%-89% Grade of B – Excelled in all tasks and displayed sufficient class management and practical teaching skills.
70%-79% Grade of Pass – Satisfactory performance but would benefit from additional mentoring by an experienced instructor.
An Attendee certificate is issued to candidates who have unsatisfactorily met the criteria in any or all assessed components, but was present for the entire course.
- CA Institute course fee
- Job placement assistance
- Assistance with finding permanent accommodation during the course
- Complete access to CA Institute facilities
Tuition DOES NOT Include:
- Course materials
- Accommodation and meals
- Personal expenses
- Travel to and from the course
- Visa, if needed (CA Institute cannot provide student visas)
- Airport pickup
- Medical Insurance (CA Institute can recommend medical insurance)
- Work permits, permanent residency and long term visas
Tuition for 2019/2020
Includes all course material and additional course fees including certificates and transfers
Sign up before July 15th and get your full package for