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
  • Quality Assurance Project Leader
  • Extension Specialist
  • Director - Industry Outreach
  • Professor
  • Training Manager
  • Quality Assurance Project Leader
  • 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

    Technical Director | Clements Foods Company
    July 18, 2014 | US - OK - Oklahoma City, 1.) At least five years experience in meat, dairy, or foods manufacturing.2.) Proven experience in technical services and quality assurance.3.) Understand and comply with food safety programs such
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    Assistant/ Associate Professor of Grain Management and System Analysis | Iowa State University
    July 8, 2014 | US - IA - Ames, Assistant Professor: PhD (by start date) in Agricultural or Biological Engineering, Agricultural Technology, or similar field related to grains and bioprocessing. Demonstrated experience in grain-base
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    Learn the stuff you NEED to know that you didn’t learn in school.

    IFT offers courses on management skills, negotiation tactics, tips on how to land your dream job.

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