Coffee Shop Management Course

Lockdown? Don't stop your coffee project!

Coffee Shop Consultancy and Management

This period is very complicate, probably the world will be different after, maybe we will also have other possibilities. Is the moment to develop your coffee project!

Take a full day of coffee consultancy with the Coffee and Coffee shop management experts of Espresso Academy!

May 2nd, 2020 

A full day to discusse about coffee business and evaluate projects and possibilities, with then the possibility to be followed with one to one conference call by our team! The Coffee shop consultancy online courses are very easy to access, are hold in English by SCA certified trainers with long experience in coffee shop management.

  • Very easy access to the course. You simply click the link we send you, and is done!

  • No problem taking the course with your mobile phone, tablet or computer. A leap into the future!

  • No problem interacting, questions and answers directly to the trainer exactly like in the classroom!

  • Super-complete theoretical part, with sharing of the slides and graphics on the screen with the trainer

  • All the practical demonstrations that you can apply immediately in your business.

  • Free Conference call one-to-one with the trainers to evaluate together your project, your idea, your location...

  • Price from € 119.90 to 99,90 and no travel and stay costs !!!
  • Manuals included in the price sent at the end of the course!


All the steps for a successful business in our coffee shop management course

Coffee culture and coffee shops are booming in the most part of the world, but coffee and coffee shops also segment and segment, offering a wide range of possibilities to the clients. Which is the best concept for our location and our target?

In this coffee shop management course we will face the whole path for the opening of the our coffee shops evaluating a correct business plan, avoiding dangerous mistakes and learning from the more updated trends and from the best (and worst) history cases....

Next Dates

  • March 28th, 2020 ONLINE

  • May 2nd, 2020

More info

The course starts at 10 a.m. and finishes at 5.30 p.m. with a short lunch break. The Espresso Academy is in Florence, a few minutes with the tram away from the central railway station of Santa Maria Novella and a few minutes from the exit of the highway, Firenze SCANDICCI.

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Program of the course

The course Is a very very busy session, from 10am to 5.30pm (Italian time) with the following program structured in 5 sections.

1.1 The entrepreneur and his idea
1.2 The location: no any location is wrong, but target and products put in can be wrong...
1.3 Which is the right concept for us? Cafè, Italian, starbucks style, specialty and...
1.4 Evaluate the strengths and weaknesses of a location
1.5 Competitors and other elements to evaluate the location

2.1 The business plan: a tool for us and for the stakeholders
2.2 Coffee shop financing: football players and Crowd...
2.3 Calculate the taking of a coffee shop
2.4 Evaluate the various categories of costs: food and beverages costs, employees, fixed costs
2.5 The break even point
2.6 Thinking about a coffee shops chain?

3.1 Marketing and products, get the best coffees and prepare them at the best… but what exactly “best” means?..
3.2 … the perception of the clients and the communication
3.3 The new trends around the world
3.4 Venues that have become legend!

4.1 Buying an existing shop? What to check
4.2 Opening a new venue: the bureaucracy in different countries
4.3 Equipments, machines and tools: how to choose them
4.4 Furnish the room. A choice that starts from the idea
4.7 the ergonomy of the coffee shops
4.8 costs of furnishing a coffee shop around the world..
4.9 A grand opening? And then?

5.1 the very first delicate days...
5.2 Daily management of products, suppliers and clients
5.3 Quality and standards managing several shops
5.4 never, never stops!


The cost of the course is 120€ and includes the handbooks of the course.


You will receive the Espresso Academy official certificate

One Week Coffee Route

This course is part of the one week coffee route, a complete journey in the world of coffee that includes days dedicated to barista, latte art, roasting, professional tasting and brewing. Read more about the coffee route!

Espresso Academy Trainers

Gabriele Cortopassi

After many years of experience he´s assisted and done consultancies for many bars and restaurants in Italy and abroad. Gabriele is also the founder of, which is one of the most followed blogs for bars and restaurants and the the title of his book (Hoepli editions). He´s an official SCA Trainer and also teaches the Bar Management course.

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