Coffee & Small Business Workshops

Small Business Leadership

What does it take to lead a successful small business in today's competitive market? In this workshop we'll explore topics that include:

  • Examining how your company's mission, vision and core values can be utilized for effective daily operation
  • Creative interviewing and retention strategies to ensure the best fit for employees, and
  • Using a strengths-based authentic leadership style to create a positive company culture.

DATE: Thursday, September 10, 2020 from 4:00 - 7:00 PM
LOCATION: Small Business Development Center at Schoolcraft College, Livonia, MI
COST: $45 (Seniors $36)

DATE: Tuesday, November 3, 2020 from 9:30 AM - 12:30 PM
LOCATION: Small Business Development Center at Schoolcraft College, Livonia, MI
COST: $45 (Seniors $36)

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Coffee 101: Beans, Brews, & Baristas

Learn the basics to a better cup o' joe in this introductory workshop. Through tasting and discussion, you will learn the factors that influence the flavor of a brew. We'll go over all the ways you can brew better coffee at home and also become more confident when ordering coffee at your favorite shop.  Become coffee savvy!

DATE: TBD
LOCATION: Schoolcraft College in Livonia, MI
COST: $59 (Seniors $47.20)

Exploring the Sensory Side of Coffee

One of our most active workshops!  You'll have the chance to participate in tastings and a coffee cupping exercise. Do an aroma challenge and spice identification. Learn coffee sensory concepts in a fun and engaging way!

DATE: TBD
LOCATION: Schoolcraft College in Livonia, MI
COST: $59 (Seniors $47.20)

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Coffee & Dessert Pairing

Did you know coffee can complement and enhance the taste of a dessert?  Join us in the tastiest of workshops!

In the process of sharing strategies to help you plan harmonious coffee and dessert pairings, we will review key sensory terminology and explore coffee from different growing regions. You will get hands-on with a Chemex brewer for 4 flights of coffee + dessert. Yum!  Expect to actively participate and discuss results in small groups and as a whole.

DATE: TBD
LOCATION: Schoolcraft College in Livonia, MI
COST: $75 (Seniors $60)

The journey is yours to take. The discovery is yours to make!

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-Thanks so much for having such a well run and interesting class.
I enjoyed it very much and learned a lot

Chris, Continuing Education student

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-Thanks so much for having such a well run and interesting class.
I enjoyed it very much and learned a lot

Chris, Continuing Education student

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