Led by two seasoned coffee professionals, Resi and Yumi, who bring years of real-world experience, this course is structured into multiple sections, each focusing on a critical aspect of location scouting. Whether you are setting up your first coffee business or expanding an existing one, you’ll dive deep into the essentials of location scouting. Through real-world insights, practical exercises, and hands on content, you’ll unlock the knowledge to make informed, strategic decisions in choosing your coffee shop's location.

  • Expert Guidance

    Learn from Resi and Yumi's extensive experience in establishing thriving coffee businesses. Explore every aspect of location scouting, from demographic analysis to lease negotiation and legal considerations.

  • Interactive Sections

    Engage in practical exercises, including visualizing your dream location and analyzing potential neighborhoods.

  • Real-World Examples

    Benefit from firsthand stories and case studies demonstrating the successes and challenges of location selection.

Course curriculum

    1. Introduction

    2. Aligning Target Group and Location

    3. Location Size and Staffing

    4. Smart Budgeting

    5. Navigating Competition

    6. Neighbourhood Identity and Image

    7. Permits

    8. Negotiating Your Lease

    9. Recap

About this course

  • $35.00
  • 9 lessons
  • 1 hour of video content
  • practical location checklist

Your Instructors

Resi - Author, Coffee Consultant

Resi is a passionate coffee consultant and author with over a decade of experience in the coffee industry. Known for possessing a deep understanding of what makes a successful cafe, she has established a reputation in this field through consulting coffee businesses and publishing numerous expert articles, featured in renowned publications. Her worldwide coffee exploration has seasoned her expertise with a dash of international flair, making her insights into the coffee industry invaluable.

Yumi - Author, Business Coach

Yumi Choi, a multifaceted artist and entrepreneur, transitioned from pioneering Berlin's specialty coffee scene with her founding of Bonanza Coffee to authoring "The Coffee Shop Manifesto." Today, she enriches lives as a Business, Life, Self-Awareness, and Mindfulness Coach, leveraging her vast experiences to guide others.


  • Who is this course for?

    This course is designed for soon-to-be entrepreneurs and existing coffee shop owners looking to expand their business. Whether you are in the initial stages of setting up your coffee venture or seeking to grow your existing brand, this course provides valuable insights and practical tools to help you find the perfect location for your coffee shop.

  • Do I need prior business experience to benefit from this course?

    No, prior business experience is not necessary. The course is designed to guide you through every step of the process, regardless of your background.

  • What makes this course different from other business courses?

    This course is uniquely focused on the coffee shop industry and combines practical knowledge with real-world experiences of successful coffee shop owners.

  • Is there ongoing support available after completing the course?

    We offer personalized, private consultations for a deeper needs assessment and tailored advice at a reduced rate for course participants. Our commitment to your success extends beyond the classroom, providing opportunities for one-on-one engagement with our experts to refine strategies and address specific challenges in your coffee shop journey.

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