Executive Diploma in Food Safety
Food safety an important discipline that apparently is now a priority for food industries at all levels around the globe. A food industrial production would be seriously jeopardized if there is an absence of an effective and robust food safety management system. The industries face challenges to afford the implementation costs and seek trained professionals that are already trained in the field. The food safety breaches make a giant company to bend on knees as it spoils the image in the market and also develops a sense of suspicion over compliance.
Thus to overcome this FFSQ, IGMPI has taken an initiative to develop an advanced fast track course that can equip individuals and professionals to face the challenges of the present.
Module 1: General overview of Food Safety
Module 2: Food Industry: A glance
Module 3: Understanding contemporary U.S. food safety policy
Module 4: Food laws and policies of India
Module 5: Study on Food-borne Hazards, Illness & Epidemics
Module 6: Food GMP and its regulations
Module 7: Food Safety Management System (HACCP, ISO 22000)
Module 8: International standards and regulations for food safety
Module 9: Understanding the basic concepts of microbiology in food safety
Module 10: Emerging trendsÂ in food safety (like HARPC, etc)
Module 11: Case studies
All those who have completed their Graduation or Post Graduation/ PhD are eligible to enroll for the course. As this course is truly professionals and industry oriented, employed individuals from any sector (production, processing, quality, trial, R&D etc.) can also seek benefits of the course who have interest in food industry.
Minimum time in which a student can complete this diploma course is six months while a maximum of one year is allowed to complete the course.
Faculty of Food Safety and Quality, IGMPI offers six weeks internship to the students in Executive Diploma (Part-time) programme. All the efforts will be made to provide industrial exposure to the students through internship with Food Companies so that they can have good practical knowledge beyond the classroom experience
The registration dates for this bi-annual program run by the institute are updated timely on the webpage. The Training sessions and webinars are strictly scheduled depending on the availability of speakers. Though the recorded lectures are also made available through the IGMPI Learning Management System so the participants are able to listen to them according to their own pace. Effective E-learning tools incorporated into the design of the webpage make the course lectures, videos and study material easily accessible. This gives huge window of self-regulated and self-paced performance to the participants.
The mandatory course fee(one-time payment) for the distance cum e learning mode is Rs. 19,000/-(700 USD for overseas students) and Rs.45,000/- for the part time mode(weekend classes).This covers for the course registration fees, tuition fees, course material fees etc. Apart from this, an examination fee of Rs 300/- (USD 15) per module needs to be paid later as per the examination notification of the Institute.
Examination & Certification
All the participants are obliged to timely submit completed assessment assignments (during the course, usually after every module) and appear for an online exam at the end of the course. After successful completion, the participants will be awarded Executive Diploma in Food Safety by Faculty of Food Safety and Quality, IGMPI. For all the above mentioned modules elaborate course material, self-assessment assignments and project work details would be provided by the Institute from time to time. Details get updated on the webpage as well.
Placement Assistance & Corporate Relations
The Institute has partnered with many organizations for providing with placement assistance to in its participants. The robust placement cell comprises of senior level Human Resources professionals and Talent Acquisition experts which maintains close links with business and industry. We are engaged in promoting the employability of our participants by maintaining good rapport and relation with HR cell and recruiting managers of leading Food and agriculture companies across the globe.
The efforts of our placement cell also include helping with professional resume writing, interview skills & conducting mock interviews etc.
Future career prospects of food safety training
Faculty of Food Safety and Quality, IGMPI e/distance course is a professional course targeted to cater the food industry needs trained safety professionals. The information, guidance, practical training and off course completion certificate will provide the participant with not one but many opportunities in the industry. This would come true in form of job roles and positions like that of Auditors, quality assurance executives, quality managers, position in NPD team, food safety consultants and many more.
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