This course is designed to elevate participants’ skillsets, enable them to excel in their career development, or pursue a career in sustainability.

As efforts accelerate to drive sustainability and grow the green economy, relevant jobs, skills and talent needs will grow in tandem.

The growth in green job postings is outpacing the growth in green talent, and hiring for green skills grew globally by almost 40%.

The highest growth in demand (168%) in sustainability expertise was seen in these fields:

  • Energy, Resource Circularity and Decarbonisation
  • Urban Farming Implementation & Management
  • Urban Farming Business Development & Management
  • Novel Food Development & Implementation
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    9am - 5pm


    In-person session at NTU@one-north

    Funding available

    SkillsFuture funded: Up to 90% subsidies


    Nanyang Technological University (NTU) Continuing Education and Training Certificate in Driving Sustainability in Green Technology – The Future of Food Technology

    Key takeaways

    Map climate, carbon and environmental systems in the food industry.

    Introduction to food chain and green technology, using practical application of sustainability concepts in food retail.

    Explore the sustainable food chain and how to develop an innovative food business ecosystem with global presence.

    Develop skills to write sustainability reports and calculate carbon footprints.

    Develop future-ready skills in eight days

    Get equipped with future-ready skills for emerging green jobs, or existing jobs that are going green. Acquire skills to develop sustainability reports and calculate a company’s carbon footprint.

    This programme helps you to gain the knowledge and expertise needed to unlock the competitive advantages of becoming a sustainable and purpose-driven leader in the food services sector.

    Who should attend?

    This programme is for you if you are:

    • Head of Departments
    • Agri tech specialist, agri tech operator, food scientist, food technologist, chemists, biochemists, technical specialist, farm technician, engineers, educators and other technical personnel working in the field of food science and technology
    • Operations manager/strategic program manager (PMO), sustainability manager, supervisors, product development manager
    • Professionals who are interested in broadening their understanding of climate change issues and corporate sustainability in relation to the food industry
    • Hospitality – food and beverage (F&B) services, food retail, F&B outlets and restaurants, centralised kitchen operators, food solutions provider, airline and food caterers, companies in the food production, processing, supply and distribution sectors

    Programme built by practitioners for practitioners

    This course is designed and created jointly by industry experts and experienced practitioners.

    It is industry-approved by the best thinking in ESG and corporate governance to equip professionals with the right skills to take advantage of career opportunities in the green sector, particularly in food retail, food supply, urban farming and food innovation sector.

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