POST GRADUATE DIPLOMA IN FOOD PRODUCT MANAGEMENT
Post Graduate Diploma programme at Faculty of Food Safety & Quality, IGMPI is a serious endeavor to provide trained manpower to business and industry through arduous and comprehensive curriculum. It is designed with a vision to convert today’s youth into tomorrow’s ingenious Product Managers for Food industry.
This programme will enable the participants to:
- Acquire in depth knowledge of multiple disciplines, including Food Good Manufacturing Practices, Regulatory Affairs and principles and strategies of marketing management.
- Instill confidence in taking up higher responsibilities in the domain of management.
- Induce lifelong learning skill through systematic knowledge of basic and applied aspects of Food Product Management.
- To seek gainful employment in the food, nutrition and agriculture based industries.
- To survey different Marketing strategies & examine opportunities for sale of food products.
- Understand the latest techniques in management, innovative marketing strategies and effective methods for corporate growth.
FFSQ imparts this programme through effective classroom teaching by various experts and professionals. All take-home materials, assignments and necessary reference materials are timely provided to all the participants.
FFSQ imparts this programme in Regular and e cum distance learning mode as well through hassle free accessibility in the form of e- learning tools like webinars, e-lectures and online examinations. All the study materials, assignments and necessary reference material are timely dispatched at participant’s postal address for their self paced study.
This course is a compilation of all associated aspects to gain proficiency in the field of product management and is meant for all those Graduates as well as Post Graduates who aspire for a career in product management.
Module 1: Introduction to Food product Management
Module 2: Core competencies in Food Product Management
Module 3: Principles of Management
Module 4: Brand Management & Marketing
Module 5: Food Marketing, Logistics, Sales & Supply Chain Management
Part I: Marketing management
Part II: Logistics Management
Part III: Sales Management
Part IV: Supply Chain Management
Module 6: Basics of Food Microbiology & its Affects on Food Product
Module 7: Food Plant Designs & Operations
Module 8: New Product Development
Module 9: Customer Relationship Management & Product Promotion
Module 10: Human Resource Management in Food Industry
Module 11: Business Communication in Food Industry
Module 12: Food Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP)
Module 13: Industry Based Case Studies
Module 14: Laboratory demonstration, practicals and instrument handling
All the efforts will be made in the form of 3 months internship to provide industrial exposure to the students pursuing PG Diploma in Regular Mode with Food Companies so that they can have good practical knowledge beyond the classroom experience.
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 (agriculture, management, production, processing, quality, R&D etc.) can also seek benefits of the course those who have interest in food industry.
Minimum time in which a student can complete this diploma course is twelve months while a maximum of two years is allowed to complete the course.
Faculty of Food Safety and Quality, IGMPI offers three months internship to the students in PG Diploma (Regular) 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. 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 Executive Diploma in Food Product Management by Faculty of Food Safety and Quality, IGMPI and Quality Council of India (QCI) jointly. 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 placement assistance to 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 AgricultureÂ 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
FFSQ’s e/distance course is a professional course targeted to cater the food industry needs trained regulatory affair 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 Sales Managers, Marketing managers, Product Managers, Marketing & Sales Head, Supply Chain Executives, Marketing Executives and many more.
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