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Professionals

FPDI offers a number of in-house professional development opportunities.

For example, twice a year we host an industry certification course; and each month FPDI hosts a food defense webinar.

As well, we offer exclusively designed professional workforce development to suit your specific food defense needs – whether educator, line worker, global partner, law enforcement, QA Manager, or executive.

These exclusively created professional development opportunities are designed to fit your specific needs—offered here in the Twin Cities or at a location of your choosing. FPDI professionals can tailor these trainings to focus on just one topic or a number of topics, for example, introduction to food defense; navigation of basic food defense principles; awareness of Federal policies and regulations; recognition of vulnerabilities; creation of tailored food defense plans.

Whether academia, industry, government agency (local, state, federal), pre-conference workshop, or global training, our education professionals will work with you to design a program—one hour informational lecture; ½ day or full day workshop; 3-5 day workshop, etc.—that enhances your specific requirements and goals.

Examples of professional development opportunities include:

Workshops for K-12 Teachers

FPDI education specialists will work with you to coordinate food defense workshops and curriculum that fit your school/level/content needs (e.g., navigation of basic food defense principles; science of food fraud, awareness of homeland security employment opportunities).

Whether one hour informational lecture; ½ day or full day workshop; 3-5 day workshop, etc., we will develop a program that enhances your specific requirements and goals.

 

Please contact Debra Freedman, PhD with any questions regarding FPDI's education programing.