Executive Diploma in Public Health Nutrition offers knowledge and skill up gradation among students/healthcare professionals as dietitians/doctors/public health professionals to deal with health and nutritional problems in masses. They will get a deeper insight of designing, planning, evaluating and monitoring Government based nutrition policies. This will help students to work closely with nutrition programmes in community setting.
Centre for Nutrition and Dietetics Studies (CNDS), IGMPI has designed the course with a focus onpractical approach related to issues of major health and socio-economic concern in order to develop successful public health services. Students will have the chance to work on various case studies after completing all the modules in order to strengthen their hold for field work.
The objective of this course is to demonstrate an understanding of the political, institutional, social and scientific influences on Public Health Nutrition and to translate research into practice through successful implementation and management of nutritional policies/programmes.On completion of this course students will be able to gain better insight to prevailing nutritional polices/programmes like Mid-Day Meal, Janani Suraksha Yojana and many more. Students will be able to apply research methods, including epidemiology.
The course has been designed for professionals and students aspiring to work in the field of public health or research projects of Government.
Module 1 : Concept and Principles of Public Health Nutrition
Module 2 : Nutritional Epidemiology
Module 3 : Nutrition in Life Cycle
Module 4 : National Nutrition Problems and Strategies to Combat these problems
Module 5 : Health Economics and Economics of Malnutrition
Module 6 : Research and Biostatistics in Public Health
Module 7 : Categorical Statistics & Multivariate Statistics
Module 8 : Nutrition Assessment and Nutrition Surveillance in Community Setting
Module 9 : Nutrition Policies and Programmes
Module 10 : Programme Management and Administration
Module 11 : Public Nutrition: Formulation, Implementation and Evaluation
Module 12 : Project Work
Graduation in Science/Nutrition Science/Food and Nutrition/Pharma/Medical/Food Science & Technology/Related disciplines & Candidates appearing for the final year of Bachelor's degree/equivalent qualification exam or awaiting their results, are eligible to apply.
Minimum time in which a student can complete this Executive Diploma course is six months while a maximum of one yearis allowed to complete the course.
The registration dates for this bi-annual Executive Diploma 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.
A comprehensive study material for all the modules in hard copies ensuring the needs of the audience. The accompanying training material is appropriately aligned with the current Industry’s expectations.
CNDS, IGMPI follows a credit system based on 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 Public Health Nutrition by Centre of Nutrition and Dietetics Studies (CNDS), 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.
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, Biotechnology, Health centers 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.
IGMPI’s e-distance course is a professional course targeted to meet the growing demand of health professionals. The information, guidance, practical training and off course completion certificate will provide the participant with not one but many opportunities in the health sector. This would come true in the form of job roles and positions like that of NGO’s, Public Health Educators, Health Assistants. Other Job prospects could be in the field of Public Health Analysis, Global Health policy, Educators, Company consultants, Public Health Nutrition Projects in Government and Health sector, Research & Development (R&D).
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