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

Regulatory Compliance Manager | Wrigley
October 26, 2014 | US - IL - Chicago, EDUCATIONAL AND PROFESSIONAL REQUIREMENTS:Minimum Required: A Bachelor's degree in a technical area, such as food chemistry, nutrition, food science, biology, chemistry, toxicology or pharmacology.
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Director, Product Development | Round Table Pizza
October 21, 2014 | US - CA - Concord, Education/Experience: Bachelor's or advanced degree with focus on food science, at least 10 years product development experience within the restaurant industry with significant time in a leadership ro
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