Wine Business Management Certificate

Created to empower personnel to develop the fundamental knowledge necessary to achieve their strategic growth goals. This program blends academic and practical experience where you will learn from leading academics and wine business experts while building your professional network.

Program Details

Are you interested in the business of wine? Gain the expertise you need to take your career to the next level.

Program Focus

  • Overview of Canadian vineyards and wines.
  • Turning your business concept into reality.
  • Wine gastronomy.
  • Financial analysis for the wine industry.
  • Wine market, competition and legislation.
  • International wine logistics and operations.
  • Wine marketing and brand building.
  • Direct-to-consumer and retail management.

Program will take place daily:

  • Date: November 21 – 25, 2022
  • Time: 9:00am – 4:30pm (ET)

“Having worked closely with Brock University’s academics and wine business leaders for many years, I know this program will give participants the confidence and expertise to propel their career in the wine sector forward”

– George Soleas, LCBO President and CEO

“Sessions were very well organized and I enjoyed going to the various winery locations for our seminars and the direct contact with session leaders, wine producers and estate owners/keynote speaker were most enjoyable”

– Past Participant

“The chance to interact with both Faculty and industry, both at Brock and at the wineries of the region was a rare opportunity. I understand the industry I work in much better for having this experience”

– Steven Trussler, Senior Laboratory Demonstrator, Cool Climate Oenology and Viticulture Institute

The program tuition is $4,950 +HST per participant.

If eligible, up to 80% of the program cost may be covered by funding through the Canada-Ontario Jobs Grant. For more information and to find out if your organization is eligible, contact us at prodev@brocku.ca