Consulting

Consulting

Consulting

 

Food Safety: We provide training, educational materials and consulting services for everything related to food safety. We can build food safety plans, Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) Work Instructions (WI) and train employees about these procedures in your food plant. We keep current on the latest technologies and procedures used to ensure Food safety for our clients. We stay informed of Federal regulator requirements for all food sector categories. Our team consists of food safety auditors so we keep current with the latest trends of the industry and can share industry best practices.

Food Quality: We provide training, educational materials and consulting services for everything related to food quality. We can build food quality plans, Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) Work Instructions (WI) and train employees about these procedures in your food plant. We keep current on the latest technologies and procedures used to ensure Food quality for our clients. Our team consists of food quality auditors so we keep current with the latest trends of the industry and can share industry best practices.

Food Microbiology: We provide essential food microbiology training (custom tailored to the client’s needs) and deliver the training to the right people, at the right time using the right methods to ensure employee improved performance.

Food Allergen Controls: We provide education and training on the various food allergens from around the world. We strive to educate food manufacturers and the restaurant industry about proper control strategies and procedures for controlling allergens to protect the end item consumer from a severe allergic reaction. We offer industry best practices to enhance employee performance and enhanced customer protection.

Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Points (HACCP): We proved training and assistance in writing and implementing a HACCP Culture for your facility (either in a manufacturing environment or a retail/food service or restaurant environment). We proved International HACCP Alliance Certified training (with top notch training materials and exercises). All of our training is very engaging and interactive so the students gain significant knowledge and experience in establishing a HACCP Culture (not just a program). Our training includes a work project and a final exam. We provide continued assistance to ensure that the HACCP culture thrives in the facility.

Sanitation and Cleaning Control: We provide training, assistance and consultation for developing, implementing, establishing effective and validated controls for cleaning and sanitation programs for the food industry (from agricultural to manufacturing, distribution to retail and food service environments).

Waste Management: We provide consultation and training for proper and effective controls for waste (liquid, solid, wet and dry) removal from food establishments (manufacturing, retail and food service).

Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) certification: We provide initial and advanced training for building and maintaining the right Global Food Safety Initiative culture in any food (agricultural/manufacturing/retail/food service/or distribution center) environment. We are certified in both SQF and BRC audit systems and can provide the industry best practices for these certifications.

Safe, Quality Food (SQF) Certification: We provide initial and advanced training for building and maintaining the right Safe, Quality Food (SQF levels 1, 2, or 3) culture in any food (agricultural/manufacturing/retail/food service/or distribution center) environment.   We are certified in SQF audit systems as auditor/Trainer/and Consultant and can provide the industry best practices for these certifications.

British Retail Consortium (BRC) certification: We provide initial and advanced training for building and maintaining the right British Retail Consortium (BRC) culture in any food (agricultural/manufacturing/retail/food service/or distribution center) environment.   We are certified in BRC audit systems (as a Approved Training Provider and Consultant) and can provide the industry best practices for these certifications.

Business Continuity Management (Crisis Management; Food Defense and Product Recalls): We can assist with developing and training your business continuity team (also known as a Crisis Management Team or Emergency Action Team). We offer a full line of training for all levels of employees and can help you prepare to work with the local response (Incident Command Structure) and help you take full advantage of the opportunities to work with the local response teams. We can help you draft policies and procedures to ensure you identify your risks in a disaster or business event; manage that risk to limit liability exposure and to help develop the right plans for an effective and speedy recovery after an event were to happen. We also can help craft policies surrounding the use of employee social media before, during and after a business event to control the messages being used on the internet through your employees. Our training and consultation covers all areas of a business continuity plan (food defense vulnerability assessments and response; crisis management preparation and recovery; and product withdrawals and recalls). We offer assistance in public relations and media relations before and during an event. We strive to make sure you prepare for full recovery…we want you to survive the event!

Internal Auditing: We provide training and consultation for most types of internal auditing systems and programs. Specifically, there are requirements for GFSI type internal audits for food industry facilities and our training and consultation will help you not only be in compliance, but to build a culture that far exceeds the requirements and the internal auditing system can help you achieve the desired work culture at your facility.

Continuous Improved Training Systems (Improved ROI for Training): We provide complete services to evaluate your training system and programs and can help you design and implement a system that squeezes the most return on investment (ROI) for every training dollar you spend. We can link and/or integrate your training to business metrics (the measurements of your business effectiveness as well as the bottom line for profitability) so you can see every dollar you spend and can measure the changes to your business metrics for your training dollars. We offer services to help you drive the right message to the right person, at the right time, delivered in the right way to achieve the most effectiveness and efficiency possible.

Distance learning and classroom training improvement and skill enhancements (using Instructional System Development protocols and concepts): We provide services to evaluate training and educational and performance based needs throughout the facility and can create, publish, establish and implement training systems (even computer based training systems using our valued partners) to ensure all of your training is effectively performed and captured in the right documentation methods and to provide a top notch training experience for each student. We can provide coaching and mentoring for classroom teachers to enhance their training capabilities and to create an inspirational student learning experience every time. 

Leadership and Development: We provide training and consultation for leadership and professional development for supervisors and supervisors in training. We can help develop systems that allow in-house employee promotion where those employees are provided the essential training and development to help them succeed as a supervisor, leader or manager. We can even build a longitudinal (career) development plan that ensures workers get the right training and development skills at the right times in their careers (for those who stay with a company for a long time).

Mentoring and coaching for success in a food manufacturing environment: We provide one-on-one coaching and mentoring to assist employees with their skills and long term goals to help them with their careers.