Post Graduate Diploma in Good Manufacturing Practices
Food safety and quality is the priority of any food organization nowadays. For the food organizations, to stand through the competitors there is a need of well knowledgeable graduates or employees.
To avoid any recall or safety issues related to finished product there is a need of implementing Good Manufacturing Practices in a food organization. The GMP implementation in a food organization includes generally accepted guidelines which have been developed from scientifically based principles and current knowledge of food safety practices.
By executing and documenting Good Manufacturing Practices (GMPs), any food organization can assure government regulators and customers worldwide that the organization is processing safe and high-quality products. So, organization needs staff having knowledge about GMPs to ensure the quality of its product.
Thus understanding the need of the hour, Faculty of Food Safety and Quality, IGMPI has introduced this PG Diploma course that can be done in just one year and the knowledge gained will be truly helpful in the future prospects as well.
Module 1: Food GMP and its Regulations
Module 2: Documentation and Record Keeping
Module 3: Concept of Quality in food Industry
Module 4:= Good Laboratory Practices
Module 5: Validation and Verification
Module 6: Conducting and facing first, second & third party audits
Module 7: Complaint Handling and Product Recall
Module 8: CAPA and Deviation management
Module 9: Manufacturing Operations in food Industries
Module 10: The Indian food GMP
Module 11: Industry based case studies.
Module 12: Laboratory demonstration, practicals and instrument handling
All those who have completed their Graduation or Post Graduation/ PhD are eligible to enroll for the course. As this course is truly professional 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 one year while a maximum of two consecutive years is allowed to complete the course.
All the efforts will be made in the form of 3 months internship 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. 18,500/-(600 USD for overseas students) and Rs.75,000/- for the regular(classroom) mode. This covers for the course registration fees, tuition fees, course material fees etc. Apart from this, an examination fee of Rs 400/- (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 Post graduate Diploma in Good Manufacturing Practices jointly by Quality Council of India (QCI) and 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.
In this highly competitive world there is continuous search for the talent and all the organization are involved in this process. When it comes to food safety understanding and implementation should go hand in hand. The Post graduate diploma in GMP equips an individual to take leading roles in the HACCP team as well as in the new product development team. This Post Graduate Diploma provides to adequate knowledge for more specialized roles like quality executive, Quality manager, Food safety officer, production executive, food safety standards consultant and many more.
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