Creating a Food Safety Culture

Creating a Food Safety Culture, June 9 - 11, 2020

The program includes two days of sessions facilitated by Frank Yiannas, Food Safety Expert and Adjunct Professor in the Online Master of Science in Food Safety Program at MSU. The program will also include a guest lecture by William "Bill" Marler, Managing Partner, Marler Clark LLP PS.

Frank YiannasBill Marler

The program will be conducted at the Kellogg Hotel and Conference Center  and the James B. Henry Center for Executive Development at Michigan State University. Evening activities include a welcome reception at the Kellogg Center on Tuesday, June 9; dinner and a tour of the internationally celebrated Eli and Edythe Broad Art Museum on Wednesday, June 10 and dinner at the Breslin Center  on Thursday, June 11.

Yiannas is the author of Food Safety Culture - Creating a Behavior-based Food Safety Management System and Food Safety = Behavior (30 Proven Techniques to Enhance Employee Compliance). He is also Vice–Chair of the Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) and past President of the International Association for Food Protection.

 Listen to Frank's brief description of this learning experience:

audio transcript

 

Registration Cost for 2020 will be Available SOON! 

I. Executive Education

Cost: TBD

The executive education registration includes all meals and overnight accommodations at Kellogg Hotel and Conference Center from Tuesday evening through Friday morning:

  • Tuesday, June 9 evening event
  • Wednesday, June 10: all day session and dinner/tour at the internationally renowned Eli and Edythe Broad Art Museum with guest lecture by Bill Marler, J.D.
  • Thursday, June 11: all day session and dinner at the Breslin Center
  • Friday, June 12: Morning breakfast provided before departure

II. Alumni/Non-Profit Executive Education

Cost: TBD

The alumni/non-profit full session registration is a special rate made available for participants who are alumni of the Online Master of Science in Food Safety degree program or work for a non-profit organization. This registration includes all meals and overnight accommodations at Kellogg Hotel and Conference Center from Tuesday evening through Friday morning:

  • Tuesday, June 9 evening event
  • Wednesday, June 10: all day session and dinner/tour at the internationally renowned Eli and Edythe Broad Art Museum with guest lecture by Bill Marler, J.D.
  • Thursday, June 11: all day session and dinner at the Breslin Center
  • Friday, June 12: Morning breakfast provided before departure

III. Alumni - Connect

Cost: FREE to MSFS Alumni, TBD per guest

The Alumni Connect event registration is for participants who are students, alumni, and friends of the Online Food Safety program who only want to attend the Thursday night tailgate dinner. No overnight hotel accommodations are included.

  • Thursday, June 13: dinner at the Breslin Center.

IV. Summer Semester Course (for credit) - VM 826

Summer Semester for Credit Total Cost
Current MSFS Student Summer 2019 tuition ($814.00/hour X3 = $2,442.00 plus MSU reg fees) + course fee (TBD) = TBD plus travel to and from East Lansing
Lifelong Student Living in Michigan 
(including MSFS alumni)
Summer 2019 tuition ($755.50/hour X3 = $2,266.50 plus MSU reg fees) + course fee (TBD) = TBD plus travel to and from East Lansing
Lifelong Student Living Outside of Michigan (including MSFS alumni) Summer 2019 tuition ($968.25/hour X3 = $2,904.75 plus MSU reg fees) + course fee (TBD) = TBD plus travel to and from East Lansing

 

The for-credit semester course registration is for participants who are current students of the Online Master of Science in Food Safety or Lifelong Learners with MSU (Alumni included) who wish to enroll in the full summer semester course VM 826 to receive graduate credit. The course tuition and fee includes all meals and overnight accommodations at Kellogg Hotel and Conference Center from Tuesday evening through Friday morning. Semester-long students will study with Frank Yiannas during the last two thirds of the summer semester. This course represents a 3-credit elective in the Online MS in Food Safety program. The semester will begin Monday, June 8 in Desire2Learn (D2L).  For assistance in enrolling in VM 826, please contact Bonnye Mason-Williams, masonbon@msu.edu.

  • Tuesday, June 9 evening event
  • Wednesday, June 10: all day session and dinner/tour at the internationally renowned Eli and Edythe Broad Art Museum with guest lecture by Bill Marler, J.D.
  • Thursday, June 11: all day session and dinner at the Breslin Center
  • Friday, June 12: Morning breakfast provided before departure

Michigan State University’s Online Food Safety program is proud to offer the first entirely online Master of Science in Food Safety degree. Since 2002, the rapidly growing program has educated more than 600 students in 46 states and 32 countries to expertly address ever-changing concerns in food safety, food protection, and public health without requiring them to leave their jobs or relocate.

The distinguished faculty include food safety leaders from Michigan State University, other top research universities, government, and the food industry.

FAQ:

Who do I contact with questions about the Executive Education?

Please contact Esther Haviland at estherh@msu.edu.

I am interested in enrolling in the semester long course with Frank Yiannas.  When can I register?

If you are a continuing student at MSU, summer enrollment will open in mid-March.  If you are not a current MSU student, open enrollment for Lifelong students will begin in late-March (see below for information about Lifelong education).

I am not a MSU student but I would like to take the full semester course for credit. Where do I register?

You must first apply to the MSU Lifelong education program: http://www.reg.msu.edu/ROInfo/EnrReg/LifeLongEducation.aspx.  Once you have been accepted, you will need to contact either Heather Ricks at ricksh@msu.edu or Bonnye Mason-Williams at masonbon@msu.edu with your PID number to request a course override (permission code).

What is the specific timing of the program?

The program will begin on Tuesday, June 9, time TBD. The program will conclude the evening of Thursday, June 11. Departure for the event is suggested to be the morning of Friday, June 12.

Is this course going to be offered again?

This course, offered in Summer 2020, will hopefully be offered again but it is not guaranteed that future offerings will be under the same format (full semester) or that it will feature Frank Yiannas.  It may be a short course or a full semester and it may have a different featured instructor. Don't miss the opportunity this summer!

I am attending the Alumni Connect event only. Where should I stay Thursday night?

There are a variety of options in the area. Alumni Connect Attendees are responsible for making their own reservations. Here is a list of recommended local hotels and inns: http://ctlr.msu.edu/COTravel/Hotels_MSULocal.aspx.