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**CANCELLED** Green Coffee Buying Essentials (CB205) | eLearning Class | August 15, 2017

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Green coffee buyers need to use accepted terminology of the green coffee market, have tools for negotiating and purchasing effectively, and buy green coffee through spot, forward, and direct purchases successfully. This class provides instruction and activities to help gain competency in those areas.  Please attend online the prerequisite classes, which cover 4 hours of material that provide a solid foundation for understanding green coffee contracts.

Required Prerequisites: CB100, CB200

Date: August 15, 2017
Time: 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 PM PST

Instructor:  Todd Mackey. An accomplished barista, roaster, cupper, and trainer, Todd has worked in all facets of specialty coffee in a consuming country. Currently, he serves as Training Manager for Olam Specialty Coffee where he strives to support roasters in finding exceptional green coffees. Todd is a SCA Lead Instructor, CQI Q Grader Assistant Instructor, Co-Founder of the Providence Coffee Society, and currently volunteers on the Barista Guild Executive Council as Chair of the Certificate Committee.

  • Member: $140
  • Non-Member: $240

Registration Information: Important information about how to join the eLearning class will be contained in your registration confirmation email. 

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Cancellation/Refund Policy: There are no refunds of any kind for this event. The SCA has the right to change and/or cancel the event at any time. All classes require a certain number of students in order for the class to be held. In the event capacity is not reached, students will have the opportunity to choose another scheduled CB205 class.

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