Classes & Workshops 2018-04-17T23:53:51+00:00

Courses

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:

  • Agribusinesses
  • 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.

Good Manufacturing Practices & Sanitation For Food Producers

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

Marketing & PR for Your Business

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

WORKSHOPS

MFIC Resource Hub received a grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture Rural Business Development to offer workshops to residents, small companies and emerging food businesses in the County of Maui .

Join us on May 1, 2018, for a free workshop from 5 pm to 6 pm for a workshop with Tokie Ogawa.  Learn about the 2018 Made on Maui event and the benefit it provides to our local food business “startups”.