Provost and Dean of the Faculty
Professor: Business, Science, Economics, Civics 101
Dr. Aseem Sappal is Provost and Dean of the Faculty at Oaksterdam University, the pioneering college offering a comprehensive curriculum for those interested in an education and career in the cannabis trade. He also serves as the corporate CFOO and Chief Academic Officer. His responsibilities include overseeing operations and finances in Oakland, Las Vegas, and Jamaica, directing academic and administrative affairs, international affairs, R&D, strategic growth & partnerships.
He is a Professor of Business, Science, Civics, and Security, representing Oaksterdam University internationally as a subject matter expert. He is responsible for training government officials, health care providers, business executives, investors, and policymakers on issues of compliance and best business practices within the cannabis business arena while promoting education and improving public awareness.
Dr. Sappal holds a Medical Degree from India, serves on the Scientific Advisory Board of the Health Research Institute, which works with the Oregon Medical Marijuana Program, is on the board of the Public Education Program Fund and is an advisor for the Coalition for Cannabis Policy Reform (CCPR) and ReformCA.
He has lectured at numerous cannabis business conferences, often appears on media interviews as an expert, and writes for numerous magazines on the subjects of business, dispensary operations, horticulture, and compliance. Dr Sappal is responsible for training numerous managers, business executives, and investors on issues of compliance and best business practices.
OU courses have gone on the road nationally under his leadership, with international courses on the horizon, as well as starting a research and development program for the university. Dr. Sappal has overseen the production of campus videos and commercials, marketing, job placement, pharmacy programs, mandated education programs, training, certification and legislative advocacy.