Faculty of Food Safety and Quality®

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Executive Diploma in  Regulatory Affairs

The demand is rising of food regulatory professionals who have adequate knowledge to demonstrate and implement compliance to all the laws that the food products fall under. The industry professional now have a chance to combine their hands-on experiences to the relevant food laws to make easy the introduction of a food product in the market.

To have a competitive edge in the market it is essential for all the food companies to focus on the development of new products and for that they invest a lot on the research and development. The food companies also have to carefully observe their compliance with the existing laws, revision in the laws and even new laws to prevent any unpredictable damage to the image of the company in the market.

So there is a lot of scope of learning and specialized knowing and optimized policy making in the company, an ever preparedness to face audits is also an area of major concern.

Thus we at FFSQ have introduced this Executive Diploma in Regulatory Affairs which gives knowledge and develops your skills in the field of food regulatory affairs and that too with a global perspective with legislations in all major economies which provides an added advantage for the firms that export their food products.

Course content comprises of the latest food laws and policies that are applicable for a food chain, regulatory filings and not only that but intensive and rigorous case studies as well.

Programme Structure

Module 1: Introduction to global regulatory authorities for food Industry

Module 2: Food GMP and its regulations

Module 3: From farm to fork: Understanding the food regulatory cycle

  • Part-1 A- USA (FDA & F&DC Act), Part-1B (US Food Industry and Their Safety and Regulatory), Part-1C (US Food Code-2017), Part-1D (Rules and Regulation- 21 CFR), Part-1E (FDA guideline and document)
  • Part-2 Canada- Understanding the global food regulatory cycle
  • Part-3 Europe- Understanding the global food regulatory cycle
  • Part-4 United Kingdom-Understanding the global food regulatory cycle
  • Part-5 Australia & New Zealand- Understanding the global food regulatory cycle
  • Part-6 South Africa - Understanding the global food regulatory cycle
  • Part-7 UAE (GCC)- Understanding the global food regulatory cycle

Module 4: Food safety in the process chain

Module 5: Documentation for launch of a new food product and regulatory filing in US, Europe, UK, India, Canada and Japan

Module 6: Dossier preparation for novel food product in required international formats

Module 7: Food Industry IPR, Patents, Copyrights and Trademarks

Module 8: Food Product Marketing, Import and Export regulations

Module 9: Compliance guidelines, Govt. Audits (FSSAI, BIS, etc) and breach reports

Module 10: Food Regulations & Guidelines in India

Module 11: Food Licensing & Registration in India

Module 12: Industry based case studies


Graduation in Science and Candidates appearing for the final year of Bachelor's degree/equivalent qualification exam or awaiting their results, are also eligible to apply.

Programme Duration

Minimum time in which a student can complete this diploma course is six months while a maximum of twelve months is allowed to complete the course.


The registration dates for this bi-annual executive programme run by the Institute are updated timely on the webpage. Effective E-learning tools incorporated into the design of the webpage make the course lectures, online live classes and study material easily accessible. This gives a huge window of self-regulated and self-paced performance to the participants.

Examination & Certification

IGMPI follows a credit system based on all all learning activities involved in studying for all PG Diploma, Executive Diploma and Certificate Programmes. Each of your modules is equal to 4 credits. To successfully complete the programme, you will have to earn all the credits assigned to your programme.

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 Regulatory Affairs 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 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 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

FFSQ /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 Auditors, quality assurance executives, quality managers, position in NPD(new product development) team, food regulatory consultants and many more.

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