MFIC delivers innovative educational and technical training courses to support a vibrant value-added food industry and serves a broad array of individuals within the community:
- New and established food entrepreneurs
- Food service business
- UHMC – Culinary, Business, Science students interested in food manufacturing
- Workforce development
- Women, Veteran, and minority-owned food businesses
- Native Hawaiian food business owners
All courses are administered through the UH Maui College Office of Continuing Education and Training. To register for classes, visit EdVenture UH Maui.
SPRING 2018 CLASSES
- The MFIC Program received $136,692 of a total grant of $9,999,870 from the U.S. Department of Labor’s Employment & Training Administration. Funding does not pay student costs to participate.
- A Certificate of Completion or Certificate is awarded upon completion of classes.
- Employee Training Funding (ETF) 50% assistance up to $400 per class is available through Workforce Development Division Maui.
This Quality Assurance and Food Safety course provide Foodpreneurs, Agribusinesses, industry professionals, and those in the value-added channel the tools to implement critical food quality and safety protocols. Develop a product crisis management system and food defense for your company.
CULN6024 / Jennifer Fordyce / $179
002 M 5:30 PM – 8:00 PM 2 Apr Lau 106 1x
Th 5:30 PM – 8:00 PM 5 Apr Lau 106 1x
Fundamentals for HAACP Implementation
Food producers and agribusinesses will learn the fundamentals of HAACP and start to implement their companies own plan during this informative hands-on class.
CULN6025 / Jennifer Fordyce / $239
002 M 5:30 PM – 8:00 PM 16 – Apr Lau 106 1x
Th 5:30 PM – 8:00 PM 19 – Apr Lau 106 1x
MTu 5:30 PM – 8:00 PM 23 – Apr – 24 – Apr Lau 2016 2x
Food Defense, from Farm-to-Fork!
This Quality Assurance and Food Safety course provide Foodpreneurs, Agribusinesses, and food industry professionals, with the tools to implement critical food quality and safety protocols. Develop and implement a product management system and food safety protocols for your company.
CULN6021 / Jennifer Fordyce / $139
002 MTu 5:30 PM – 8:00 PM 30 – Apr – 1 – May Lau 106 2x
Packaging & Design for Food Products
Food Products? Food Gifts? This class takes an engaging hands-on approach to creating and designing packaging for your food product. An assessment of your own food product’s packaging is conducted and you’ll review successful products Made in Hawaii from a top designer and packaging expert.
CULN6023 / Wailani Artates / $199
002 M 5:30 PM – 8:00 PM 7 – May – 14 – May Lau 106 2x
Tu 5:30 PM – 8:00 PM 8 – May Lau 106 1x
Learn marketing strategies, PR best practices, and how to build customer loyalty for your business and products. Whether you are an established start-up business, leading experts will share the keys to success on how to implement a successful plan boosting your brand and expanding your connection to consumers.
BUS6374 / Nick Heyd / $239
004 Tu 5:30 PM – 8:00 PM 15-May – 22-May Lau 106 2x
Th 5:30 PM – 8:00 PM 17-May – 24-May Lau 106 2x
Applied Studies in Fundamental Food Manufacturing
Students are instructed on Good Manufacturing Practices in a certified kitchen lab environment. Instruction and training on the MFIC Standard Operating Procedures, Emergency Preparedness, and Facility Sanitation Operating Procedures.
CULN6020/ Christopher Speere / $79
002 M 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM 22 Jan – 14 May Lau 106 15x