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Brew Elective Courses

Brewing HOPS Electives

Learn the Business of Beer

Interested in beer and business? Looking for exciting new electives at KPU? Check out two new elective courses from the Brewing & Brewery Operations Diploma program — HOPS 2420 and 2421 — now open to all KPU students! Seating is limited, so be sure register early. Registration begins Nov. 14th.

HOPS 2420 | Beer Sales and Promotions | 3 credits

Students will be introduced to sales management and promotional marketing techniques for the beer industry, including the regulatory requirements for the sale and advertisement of beer in British Columbia, as well as the license requirements to sell beer. Students will learn about important factors to consider in creating a sales and marketing plan and in setting up and running a sales department.

HOPS 2421 | Brewery Management Business Planning | 3 credits

Students will learn the fundamentals of brewery management business planning. They will study scheduling of brewery operations and personnel, legal compliance, and record keeping. Students will be introduced to the basics of managing employees and teams.

Courses start Spring 2017! Open to ALL KPU students!

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Register for the KPU Brewing Diploma Info Session

For more information about the KPU Brewing & Brewery Operations Diploma, visit To view the full KPU 2017-18 University Calendar, click here.