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

Senior Food Engineer - R&D | Air Liquide
August 25, 2014 | US - DE - Newark, -M.S. with minimum 10 years experience or PhD with 5 years experience in field of Engineering associated with the food industry by Education (or) Experience. Candidate should have direct experience in
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Food Technologist | Confidential
August 19, 2014 | US - WI, ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS, SKILLS AND ATTRIBUTES:LeadershipCreates an environment that encourages teamwork and collaboration, both internally and externally.Excellent problem solving skills, viewing
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IFT offers courses on management skills, negotiation tactics, tips on how to land your dream job.

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