Education & Professional Development

EductionOwn your career development and boost your professional skills IQ with ideas and expertise found within IFT’s Education and Professional Development focus area, including the Education, Extension & Outreach division.

You’ll gain insight from professionals across industry, government, and academia on subjects like project management, communication skills, teaching strategies, and career management.

Below are a few examples of the titles our current members hold:
  • Dean
  • Extension Specialist
  • Professor
  • Quality Assurance Project Leader
  • Quality Assurance Project Leader
  • Director - Industry Outreach
  • Training Manager
  • Consultant

Professional Development Courses

IFT's online professional development courses provide you with the ease and convenience of completing these courses on your own schedule.

These budget-friendly, online courses will help you further your career. Take a course in:

- Business Ethics & Customer Service

- Finance & Negotiation Skills

- Leadership for Managers

- Project Management & Problem Solving

- Time & Stress Management

Special IFT Member discounts apply.

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IFT Career Center Featured Jobs

Area Specialized Extension Agent | North Carolina State Univerisity
September 13, 2014 | US - NC - Fayetteville, Master's level with 3-5 year experience in Food Safety  Job SummaryThe Area Specialized Extension Agent has primary responsibility for planning, executing, and evaluating an integr
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Science Group Leader - Food, Nutrution & Health | Plant & Food Research
September 11, 2014 | NZL - Nationwide, With an appropriate postgraduate qualification (PhD), you will combine a record of achievement in relevant gastrointestinal & immune health science with proven leadership of high impact research progr
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Ilona has joined "Professional Development".
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Ilona has joined "Professional Development".
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Zelong has joined "Professional Development".
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