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.
2017 Fall Classes
Fundamentals for HACCP Implementation
Learn the fundamentals of HACCP implementation during this hands-on class & develop a HACCP plan for your business.
CULN6025 / Jennifer Fordyce / $239
001 M Tu 5:30 PM – 8:00 PM 25 Sep – 3 Oct Lau 106 4x
Good Manufacturing Practices & Sanitation for Food Producers
Food safety is important to our community and critical to the success and sustainability of a food company. This class covers the critical Good Manufacturing Practices every food company and their employees need for in their operation.
CULN6024 / Jennifer Fordyce / $139
001 M 5:30 PM – 8:00 PM 9-10 Oct Lau 106 2x
Customizing Packaging Design for the Food Industry
This class takes a step-by-step approach to the creative and design process for a functional yet aesthetically appealing product, integrating FDA information, types of packaging, and sourcing of packaging.
CULN6023 / Wailani Artates / $139
001 M Tu 5:00 PM – 8:00 PM 16-17 Oct Lau 106 2x
Marketing & PR for Your Business
Learn Marketing strategies and PR best practices for building advocacy and buzz for your business and products.
BUS6374 / Nick Heyd / $239
003 W Th F (Tu) 5:30 PM – 8:00 PM Nov 1,2,3 & 7 Lau 106 1x
Food Defense from Farm-to-Fork
This Quality Assurance and Food Safety course provides 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.
CULN6021 / Jennifer Fordyce / $139
001 Th 5:30 PM – 8:00 PM 9-16 Nov Lau 106 2x
Growing Your Business!
Start-ups and established business will learn key components needed to keep your business moving forward and how to grow your brand nationally.
BUS6310 / Brittany Heyd / $139
001 M Tu 5:30 PM – 8:00 PM 4-Dec – 5-Dec Lau 106 2x