Crisis Management & Food Defence

Programme Coordinator: Lulanie Swanepoel
Course Level
Supplementary
Duration
Two Days
OVERVIEW & OBJECTIVES

This timely course covers food defence strategies and measures which attendees should employ throughout their processing operations.

Course Objectives 

  • Learn the basic concepts and strategies of defending your products from international contamination and sabotage
  • Find out how to structure your crisis management team to effectively work with your local response when and if a crisis occurs
  • Find out how to build an effective crisis management plan to help turn any negative situation into a more positive situation and get your operation back to normal as quickly as possible
  • Attendees will deal with and learn about some real life issues built into table top scenarios (exercises) as part of a crisis management team and experience a mock press (media) briefing as a response to the crisis
OUTLINE
  • Background and definitions
  • Applying food defence basics
  • Risk management
  • Managing the crisis
  • Resources
  • Food defence/crisis senarios
  • Training/cultivating a food defence/crisis-ready culture
  • An integrated effective complaint program
  • Practical assessment and test

A certificate of attendance will be issued once the course has been successfully completed.

ENTRY LEVEL REQUIREMENTS
Delegates must be comfortable communicating in English and need suitable reading and writing skills.
LANGUAGE
Presented in English
WHO SHOULD ATTEND
  • Food Safety Team Members
  • Management Team
  • Implementation Staff
  • Buyers
COURSE DATES & ENROLMENT

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic and subsequent lockdown, we are not currently running face-to-face training. However, a number of our courses are running online - either by way of webinar-style training or learn-at-your-own-pace courses. Get in touch with our team via the link below to discuss training availability and options to suit your needs.

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