Edible-Alpha® Training And Boot Camp Opportunities

Edible-Alpha® Trainings

There is a lot to learn to successfully grow a financially viable food business. It can be confusing to know where to start.

Our live trainings provide the essential knowledge and individual business-level feedback you need to successfully grow your business and raise capital.

And, all attendees get access to everything in Edible-Alpha’s® extensive resource library for one year after attending a session.

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Building a Valuable Food Brand

7 hours of Paid training by Edible-Alpha®

This 3-part live course is a collaboration between Katie Mleziva of Real Food Brands and the Edible Alpha team. During the three live 2-hour sessions, Katie will share her step-by-step process to streamline complex brand strategy topics for emerging food brands such as: Vision & Values, Competitive Set, Most Valuable Consumers, Company Advantages, Brand Strategy Synopsis, and Plan to align your team & activate your strategy.

Consultant Huddle to Help You and Your Clients Through the Economic Downturn

For Consultants/Technical Assistance Providers: Monthly on Mondays from 1pm to 2pm CST At the Food Finance Institute, we’ve gone into emergency response mode to leverage the...
Raising Equity

Scaler Series: Financial & Accounting Processes Workshop

6.5 hours of Paid training by Edible-Alpha®

Learn how to build strong financial tracking and accounting processes.
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Scaler Series: Sales & Distribution Planning Workshop

6.5 hours of Paid training by Edible-Alpha®

This workshop takes a deep dive into how to develop your sales & distribution plans and more effectively navigate sales & food and beverage distribution channels: broker, distributor, and retailer.

Live Training about Sales and Marketing for businesses that are Growing and Scaling

Scaler Series: Marketing & Branding Planning Workshop

6.5 hours of Paid training by Edible-Alpha®

This workshop takes a deep dive into your marketing and branding to align, focus, and maximize your brand value.

Live Training about Sales and Marketing for businesses that are Growing and Scaling

Food Manufacturing

Scaler Series: Operations & Organization Planning Workshop

6.5 hours of Paid training by Edible-Alpha®

This workshop takes a deep dive into how to develop a high-performing operation/organization and deliver the best quality at the lowest cost.

Live Training about Operations for businesses that are Growing and Scaling

Scaler Series: Sources & Uses of Capital Finance Planning Workshop

6 hours of Paid training by Edible-Alpha®

This workshop takes a deep dive into how to prepare, evaluate, and engage banks and investors.

Live Training about Operations for businesses that are Growing and Scaling

Food Manufacturing

Scaler Series: Food Safety & GFSI Planning Workshop

6.5 hours of Paid training by Edible-Alpha®

Learn how to develop an FSMA-compliant food safety plan. Reviewing GFSI certification and offering FaBsafe training.

Live Training about Operations for businesses that are Growing and Scaling

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On-Demand Training

Getting Your Food Products Online On-Demand Course

1 hour of FREE course content by Edible-Alpha®

Edible-Alpha® Program Manager, Sarah Larson, uses her 15+ years of experience working to sell food to provide this overview on starting or growing your online sales.

13-Week Rolling Cash Flow: Forecasting & Debt On-Demand Course

1 hour of FREE course content by Edible-Alpha®

This on-demand course features FFI Director, Tera Johnson, walking you through how to use the Food Finance Institute's 13-week cash flow template. We are offering this course for free as there is an immediate need for all businesses to manage their cash amid this pandemic.
What Your Food Business Business Financial Statements Are Telling You Online Course

What Your Food Business Financial Statements Are Telling You On-Demand Course

2 hours of Paid course content by Edible-Alpha®

This course provides a review of the Income Statement, Balance Sheet, and Cash Flow Statement from the perspective of lenders/investors and from the perspective of making management decisions about your business.

Suggested Training Path: Financing Your Food Business

Looking to raise the capital you need to grow? Whether equity or debt, our Financing Your Food Business path will help you get capital ready.

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Live, online instruction with Tera Johnson, Director of the Food Finance Institute

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Finding Your Defensible Uniqueness Online Course

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A business model, not a product, determines whether a food or beverage company makes money. This course will cover all dimensions of successful food business models.

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Live, online instruction with Tera Johnson, Director of the Food Finance Institute

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What Your Food Business Business Financial Statements Are Telling You Online Course

If you don’t understand what your financial statements are saying about your business, you will pay the cost in unrecognized accounting problems, lost opportunities to make the company more profitable, and an inability to raise capital. This course covers all three of the primary financial statements: Income Statement, Balance Sheet, and Cash Flow Statement.

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Live, online instruction with Tera Johnson, Director of the Food Finance Institute

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Financing Food Processing Businesses Online Course

Coming Soon

You will need to raise money to grow your food business. We help you learn how to do a great pitch and properly document your business so you can successfully raise equity investment legally and effectively.