PREFER TO LISTEN TO THE COURSE DESCRIPTION:
Directions: Please read the course introduction below to understand how to properly complete this course.
In this course, you will embark on a captivating journey through the world of coffee production. You will delve into the origins of coffee, exploring the complex flavors and aromas that make each cup unique. Through engaging lessons and hands-on experiences, you will gain a deep understanding of the entire coffee production process, from bean cultivation to harvesting, roasting, and brewing. Along the way, you will uncover the environmental and social implications of the coffee industry and discover the importance of sustainable practices.
By the end of this course, you will be equipped with the knowledge and skills to not only brew the perfect cup of coffee but also to make informed choices that contribute to a more sustainable and ethical coffee industry.
- SKILLS PRACTICED: Strategic Thinking, Decision-making, Communication, Emotional Intelligence,
- SUBJECTS COVERED: Coffee, Leadership, Management, Public Service, Gender Equality, Decision Making, Strategic Planning
- POTENTIAL SUCCESS HABITS DEVELOPED: Gathering Data Through All Senses/Capacity to Research, Active Memorization and Recall, Questioning and Posing Problems, Thinking and Communicating with Clarity and Precision, Applying Past Knowledge to New Situations
- COURSE DURATION: 144 Hours
- COURSE REQUIREMENTS: You will need to have access to a computer or mobile with an internet connection to access the course materials and assignments and Google Drive to access the project and assignments.
- COURSE PARTICIPATION: Learners can participate in this course individually or as a group.
- COURSE AGE REQUIREMENTS: For learners 11 years and up.
COURSE LEARNING OBJECTIVES:
- IN THIS COURSE, YOU WILL:
- Analyze the multifaceted role of coffee in various aspects of human life, both individually and collectively.
- Think of yourself in the following scenario as you complete this course.
You are a passionate coffee aficionado, enamored by its multifaceted flavors and enticing aromas. The journey from bean to cup intrigues you, and you wish to delve deeper into the nuances of coffee production, aspiring to master the craft of brewing the ultimate cup of coffee. However, your curiosity doesn’t merely revolve around the sensory delights of coffee; it also extends to a commitment to sustainability in the coffee production process.
Through this course, you seek to acquire profound insights into both the art and the science of coffee-making. You want to explore how the myriad factors involved in the journey from bean to cup can affect the flavor and aroma of coffee, all while gaining a more nuanced understanding of the environmental impacts of coffee production.
Your journey in this course is not just about refining your palate or enhancing your brewing techniques; it’s about merging your love for coffee with a steadfast commitment to sustainability, ensuring that every cup you brew is a testament to responsible and enlightened coffee production. By intertwining your passion with purpose, you aspire to contribute to a more sustainable and ethical coffee industry, offering a harmonious blend of exquisite taste and ecological consciousness.
COURSE – INSTRUCTIONS:
You have multiple steps and resources to review and complete in this course. We recommend that you complete one step at a time. Do not rush your learning or to complete assignments. Some of the information in the learning materials is new, and some of it is repetitious. The learning materials have been chosen to provide you with different viewpoints on the same topics. We believe repetition brings mastery, but feel free to skip if necessary.