Executive Education

Creating A Food Safety Culture 

Creating a Food Safety Culture

Dates for 2023 will be announced soon!

Event Description

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

Frank Yiannas

Bill Marler

The program will be conducted on the Michigan State University campus. Specific location, dates and times will be announced soon!

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 a past Vice–Chair of the Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) and a past President of the International Association for Food Protection (IAFP).

I. Executive Education

2023 rates will be announced soon!

The executive education registration includes all meals and overnight accommodations from Tuesday evening through Friday morning.

II. Alumni/Non-Profit Executive Education

2023 rates will be announced soon!

The alumni/non-profit full session registration is a special rate made available for participants who are alumni of the Online Food Safety Program or work for a non-profit organization. This registration includes all meals and overnight accommodations from Tuesday evening through Friday morning.

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

  Total Cost
Current MSFS Student Summer 2022 tuition + MSU reg fees + course fee  (2023 rates will be announced soon!)
Lifelong Student If you plan on taking this course as a lifelong student please contact Heather Ricks, ricksh@msu.edu.

The for-credit semester course registration is for participants who are current students of the Online Food Safety Program 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 Summer 2023 semester start date is TBD. For assistance in enrolling in VM 826, please contact Heather Ricks, ricksh@msu.edu.

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 750 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 or want to pursue Lifelong education at MSU, summer enrollment for VM 826 is now open. Please contact Heather Ricks at ricksh@msu.edu for help.

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. Once you have been accepted, you will need to contact Heather Ricks at ricksh@msu.edu to request course permission.

What is the specific timing of the program?

Dates and times for 2023 will be announced soon!

Is this course going to be offered again?

This course will be offered in Summer 2023, and will hopefully be offered again but it is not guaranteed.