Courses

This 10-week beer tasting course is designed to take students on an exploration through the world of beer.


February 28, 2022 to May 9, 2022, Lowercase Seattle Taproom
February 28, 2022 to May 2, 2022, 7 Seas Tacoma Taproom
The Fundamentals of Commercial Brewing Systems will introduce you to the world of commercial brewing. You will be exposed to the equipment, processes and technologies that professional brewers use currently to manage and run breweries of varying sizes. The primary focus will remain on production management and brewery material flow.


April 6, 2022 to May 25, 2022, Zoom + Canvas
Part 1 of 2. In this first 10-weeks you will get the foundations of the industry from a business owners perspective as you start working towards your business plan.


February 1, 2022 to April 5, 2022, Upstairs Events Room
Part 2 of 2. In this second 10-weeks you will pull together the elements learned in this course and present your business plan and elevator pitch for your brewery.


April 19, 2022 to June 21, 2022, Upstairs Events Room
A virtual tasting of five different beer styles from breweries that started in Washington before 1990.


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Certificate Programs

A six-month, 60 hour program that spans all stages of business development in the craft brewing industry, from finding funding and managing finances to building marketing strategies and managing operations. No application required and courses must be taken in order. Must be 21+ years old.