Cannabis Certificate Course

The Cannabis Accounting Certificate Course is designed to cultivate the skills, insights, compliance understanding, and accounting acumen needed to work in the ever-changing world of the cannabis industry.

The next course begins in…


Everything you need to know for the Cannabis Industry

If we may be so blunt.

Cannabis Certificate Course Overview


  • Live on Zoom
  • Designed and taught by practicing businessmen and women
  • Small class sizes for personalized attention
  • Focused on understanding the “Why” and “How” behind concepts and critical thinking, not just knowledge acquisition


  • Gain an understanding of the history and regulatory environment
  • Gain fundamental knowledge of the cannabis industry best practices and resources
  • Understand how to anticipate and solve common accounting and business  issues in the cannabis space
  • Learn about the cannabis industry KPIs and financial statements
  • Understand liability, insurance, and risk for cannabis
  • Become versed in the federal and state laws that govern cannabis
  • Gain an understanding of the various methods of valuing inventory

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Dates, Times, Location

  • Dates

    Tuesday, December 1st

    Tuesday, December 8th

    Tuesday, December 15th

    Tuesday, December 22nd

  • Times

    12:00 PM – 2:00 PM PST

  • Location

    All classes are conducted on Zoom until further notice. Your Zoom link will be emailed to you and available on your logged-in member page after checkout.

Eligibility and Cost

  • Eligibility Criteria

    This course is for business owners in the cannabis space or those who are newly venturing into the cannabis space.

  • Investment


What to Expect: Course Modules




Banking & Insurance: The stakes are high


Legal Strategy: It’s a growing industry


Financials, KPIs & Inventory: Don’t take a hit

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Gupta Evans

Jacob A. Ayres, Esq.

Jacob Ayers

Associate Attorney

Gupta Evans & Associates

Attorney Jacob A. Ayres, Esq. is an experienced counselor for cannabis, cannabis-adjacent, and hemp/CBD companies at the San Diego boutique law firm of Gupta Evans and Associates, PC.  With a depth of experience in litigation, including at two AmLaw 200 firms, Mr. Ayres brings his litigation risk analysis acumen to bear on assisting cannabis and hemp companies to remain in compliance with federal, state, and local regulations to avoid costly disputes with government agencies.  He also regularly represents cannabis and hemp businesses in sensitive business litigation disputes with vendors, business partners, investors, and regulators.  Mr. Ayres has hosted and participated in webinars on the cannabis industry and regularly writes on legal and legislative developments affecting the cannabis and hemp industries.


Hall & Company CPAs

Simon Dufour, CPA

Simon DuFour


Hall & Company Certified CPA

Simon is a well-known member of the cannabis community and is dedicated to bringing professionalism to an industry that is severely underserved by the professional community. As a member of numerous trade organizations and professional cannabis networking groups, he is constantly well informed of the issues and solutions facing the cannabis industry. In his efforts to educate the community, as well as inform the non-cannabis professionals, he speaks on numerous panels and attends events regularly.


Martin Khalaf


Senior Vice President, Property & Casualty at HUB International

HUB International 

My expertise is in risk management, insurance and safety, specifically tailored to the Hospitality/Restaurant Industry. I have an extensive background in franchising, multi-unit operations/development, restaurant development, real estate, growth strategy and operations.