Conception Nurseries Joins The GF Institute To Promote The Adoption Of A Professional Certification Program Across The Industry
Cassie Hilder, Director of Customer Success and Product Development at Conception, will assume the advisory role of the Steering Committee for the Culture Program
VENTURA, California and SACRAMENTO, California., September 15, 2021 / PRNewswire / – Green flower and recently established GF Institute (GFI) proudly announce that another founding member brand is joining its ranks, with Nurseries Design and its director of customer success and product development, Cassie Hilder, to represent the brand within the first advisory group of the GFI Steering Committee.
“Many of the major producers of California and Oregon depend on Conception Nurseries – and their groundbreaking work on tissue culture cannabis clones makes him a thought leader who is at home as a founding member of the GF Institute, ”said Max Simon, CEO and co-founder of Green Flower. “GFI will tackle many of the issues in the cannabis workforce and help employers like Conception Nurseries train and equip their employees with the skills, knowledge and credibility they need to be successful. “
Cassie Hilder from Conception Nurseries had more to say on the subject: “The GF Institute’s standardized accreditation program helps new cannabis hires better understand and master their specific job responsibilities and achieve positive results with precision and confidence. By leveraging the best practices available in each job role, licensed cannabis operators and managers can once again focus on productivity and optimizing standard operating procedures. “
The cannabis industry – and grow teams in particular – are under increasing pressure to meet their profitability goals, leaving many employers looking to recruit talent from other industries. However, many of these new recruits have no formal knowledge of cannabis that they can rely on when they first enter space, which leads many to feel frustrated, exhausted, ignored, or just plain. outdated.
As a result of this integrative environment, the cannabis industry continues to face a host of painful and costly barriers to profitability each stemming from a lack of understanding of the impact of a rigorous training program. and based on standards based on employee experience. With the creation of the GF Institute, cannabis employers can tackle turnover, poor customer service, unsafe products, costly compliance errors and more by using standardized cannabis education programs to help employees. to better understand the impact of their individual responsibilities on the whole organization.
“As we have seen in other industries that have successfully deployed this model to positively impact workforce development and employee engagement, well-trained employees bring professionalism, benchmarks adopted by industry bring credibility and fairness is about ensuring that education – historically viewed as a powerful equalizer – reaches and impacts those who need it most, ”said Gil christie, inaugural president of the GF Institute.
GFI is launching with three benchmarks, available today, designed to focus on the biggest areas of people growth in cannabis:
Dispensary Associate Certificate (DAC)
Culture Technician’s Certificate (CTC)
Manufacturing Agent Certificate (MAC)
Each accreditation program is available entirely online, consists of 2 units with summative assessments at the end of each unit, and will require learners to devote 12-16 hours to complete course requirements. Each learner who completes a GFI cannabis accreditation program will earn a Certificate of Achievement officially commemorating the completion of their program, as well as digital and physical badges that represent their accomplishments and distinguish individuals as dedicated cannabis professionals to colleagues. , to customers and to the general. Public.
The GF Institute invites all licensed cannabis operators in the United States to become founding members of GFI. To encourage adoption of the professional accreditation program across the industry, GF Institute is offering founding member applicants a limited time offer that includes professional credentials at no additional cost as part of an agreement. Standard Green Flower Learning and Business Development License. The deadline for applicants to qualify for this special rate offer is December 31, 2021.
For more information on the GF Institute or the GFI Cannabis Credential program, please visit gfinstitute.org and download the complete program guide, including course program documentation and answers to frequently asked questions.
About the green flower:
Founded in 2014, Green Flower is the industry leader in cannabis education, giving thousands of consumers, regulators and professionals the knowledge they need to be successful in today’s emerging cannabis industry. hui.
Green Flower’s content and technology platform powers the cannabis programs of top universities and colleges across the country, provides personalized learning and compliance solutions for cannabis companies of all sizes, and provides individuals the skills and credentials needed to make an impact in the modern cannabis industry. .
About Design Nurseries
Conception Nurseries brings commercial scale tissue culture technology to the cannabis industry through TrueClone technology. Using state-of-the-art AgTech equipment and techniques, Conception Nurseries produces pathogen-free clones of exceptional vigor at below the internal nursery costs of commercial growers. In 2020, Conception won the prestigious Ready to Invest™ awarded by The Arcview Group, was named one of the top ten providers of cannabis technology solutions by Enterprise Technology Review and selected as one of the 30 fastest growing private companies to watch in 2021 by the Silicon Review. For more information, visit www.conceptionnurseries.com
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