Tag Archives: marijuana training

Dispensary Training & ‘Foundation Skills’

Focus On The Why

‘Foundation Skills’ is the name given to a core set of training resources that cover the fundamentals of cannabis industry literacy and provide a broad base for development and learning. They include areas such as managing your own time and learning to manage other people and teamwork. There is cannabis industry topic-specific training available in…

Protect Privacy of Cannabis Industry Workers

To protect worker privacy, the United States Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (or OSHA) has issued a final rule that eliminates the requirement for establishments with 250 or more employees to electronically submit information from OSHA Form 300 (Log of Work-Related Injuries and Illnesses) and OSHA Form 301 (Injury and Illness Incident…

6 Challenges Tracking Cannabis Industry Training

What Is Your Overall Message?

Find out what six (6) of the most common challenges are when it comes to tracking employee training in the cannabis industry, and how training tracking software can help! If you are running the internal training for a large cannabis dispensary, it can be easy to lose track of all the training details you need…

5 Ways Microlearning Reshapes Training

Hard-Won Cannabis Dispensary Leadership

Why should training dispensary managers flip for a microlearning strategy in the flipped classroom approach? Let’s gain an insight into the ways microlearning is reshaping flipped classroom cannabis training programs. A flipped classroom is a training methodology that combines the power of classroom learning with online training. Though it’s a type of blended learning, there is…

Make Dispensary Harassment Prevention a Priority

It has been a year since the #MeToo movement went viral. Since then, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) has experienced a 13.6% increase in the number of sexual harassment charges it has received. The EEOC’s counterpart state agencies have seen even greater increases. While some business leaders have seized this moment to make important…

Employee Onboarding & Tracking Cannabis Training

Does This Training Fit In With Your Overall Message?

Find out why tracking employee training during the onboarding process is a great idea and key to setting up good training habits in your business. Bringing a new member to your cannabis dispensary staff can be a stressful and complicated process, so it’s important that you make sure things go as smoothly as possible. When you…

9 LMS Selection Criteria

Many organizations in the cannabis industry focus on the product and its unique selling points, but they overlook a crucial step in the Learning Management System (or LMS) vendor selection process for cannabis training: vendor vetting. In this article, we share nine (9) criteria you should consider when choosing your next LMS vendor. You’re already…

5 eLearning Reasons for Cannabis Training

Think of a problem your dispensary employees are facing at work right now. It could be handling a difficult customer, closing a sale, learning the rungs of leadership, and the list could go on. As you are learning the ropes of entrepreneurship in the cannabis industry, it is likely that you or your employees get…

1,500 Creations for Cannabis Training

Moodle Headquarters (HQ) is celebrating a milestone that might have looked unthinkable a few years ago: Since Moodle 1.0 was released in 2002 enabled contributors to add special functionality. 1,500+ public plugins have been developed by companies, including Moodle itself; but above all, the armies of volunteers have made the open source Learning Management System…

OSHA & Post-Accident Drug Testing

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has clarified its position that post-accident drug testing is not prohibited under the Improve Tracking of Workplace Injuries and Illnesses rule. The agency said many employers that conduct post-incident drug testing likely do so to promote workplace safety and health. Action taken under a post-incident drug-testing policy would…