Faculty of Food Safety and Quality®

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Executive Diploma in  Food Processing and Preservation


As the global demand for processed food products is rising, there is a necessity to manage and harness the great untapped potential of the global market. According to reports, total food production in India is expected to double in the coming 10 years with the country’s domestic food market is expected to reach US$ 258 billion by 2015.

Heavy losses are incurred by the industry due to the lack of proper infrastructure and trained professionals, with such a great potential and dramatic expected increase in the food market it is essential to consider the adequate availability of trained professionals with the techniques of food processing and preservation.

Thus we at FFSQ have developed this fast track course to develop individuals for food processing and preservation to make an exciting career in this promising field of their choice

Programme Structure

Module 1 : Introduction to Food Processing

Module 2 : Food processing and its types

Module 3: Food Quality Assurance and Quality Control

Module 4: Food Chemistry

Module 5: Food Preservation and techniques

Module 6: Food Good Manufacturing Practices

Module 7: Good Laboratory Practices

Module 8: Food Plant Design, layout and Food Logistics

Module 9: Food Packaging Technology and Labeling

Module 10: Food Microbiology, food borne illness and hazards

Module 11: Food Sensory Evaluation

Module 12: Entrepreneurship Development in Food Processing

Module 13: Laboratory demonstration, practicals and instrument handling

Module 14: Case studies

Eligibility

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 one year is allowed to complete the course.

Internship

All the efforts will be made in the form of 6 weeks 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

Registration

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 Food Processing and Preservation 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 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

Faculty of Food Safety and Quality, IGMPI’s e/distance course is a professional course targeted to cater the food industry needs trained food 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 consultants, food journalism and many more.


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