Certificate in Product Lifecycle Management (CPLM)

This programme is crafted with the vision of training food professionals who can efficiently manage daily operations in processing industries to ensure optimal product quality, raw material specifications, and the preparation of finished goods. It also covers handling technology transfer to production and validation, conducting market research to generate product requirements, and fostering product innovation and development from idea to launch. The curriculum includes the stage-gate process, production scheduling, pricing, and time-integrated plans for product introduction. Additionally, it aims to drive new business development, enhance the new product portfolio by expanding the range of products, and develop effective marketing strategies.

Programme Structure

Module 1: Foundation of Product Lifecycle Management

Module 2: Advanced Food Processing Techniques in Lifecycle Management

Module 3: Crafting Innovative Food Recipes

Module 4: Ensuring Food Safety & Quality Excellence

Module 5: Optimizing Flavor: Sensory Evaluation

Module 6: Driving Success: Marketing & Sales Strategies

Module 7: Navigating Product Launch & Compliance

Module 8: Effective Product Launch and Regulatory Compliance

Module 9: Sustainability and Emerging Trends in Product Lifecycle Management

Module 10:Case Studies


Any graduation/ B. Tech/ B.Sc. in Microbiology/ Life Sciences/ Botany/ Zoology/ Food Science/ Food Technology/ BE/ B. Pharma/ MBBS/ BDS/ BHMS/ BUMS/ BAMS or any other discipline. Diploma holders are eligible for our Executive Diploma, Industry Certificate, and Certificate Programmes.

Programme Duration

The duration of the training is 5 days.


The registration dates for this programme run by the Institute are updated timely on the webpage. Effective Online learning tools incorporated into the design of the webpage make the programme lectures, online live classes. This gives a huge window of self-regulated and self-paced performance to the participants.

Programme Deliverables

The accompanying training is appropriately aligned with the current Industry’s expectations.

  • – Interactive or online live sessions on all key areas of the programme giving all flexibility to the participants.
  • – All the efforts are made by IGMPI faculty members to make the entire programme modules easily understandable.
  • – Assessment and evaluation for all the programme modules in order to enhance the levels of competencies and skills of the participants leading towards the objective of application in the job.
  • – At the end of each programme modules, the trainers shall obtain feedback from the participants using specially designed questionnaires.
  • – All learning and training delivery initiatives shall be conducted in English.

Assessment & Certification

Online assessment will be conducted at the end of the programme and after successful completion; the participants will be awarded Certificate in Product Lifecycle Management by Faculty of Food Safety and Quality, IGMPI.

Placement Assistance & Corporate Relations

The Institute has partnered with many organizations for providing placement assistance to its participants. The robust placement cell comprises of senior level human resources professionals and Talent Acquisition experts which maintains close links with business and industry. We are engaged in promoting the employability of our participants by maintaining good rapport and relation with HR cell and recruiting managers of leading Food and Agriculture companies across the globe. The efforts of our placement cell also include helping with professional resume writing, interview skills & conducting mock interviews etc.

In recent Months the Institute has witnessed more and more participation from professionals working global food giants like Britannia Industries Ltd., Hindustan Unilever Ltd., Kohinoor Foods Ltd. (Satnam Overseas Ltd.), LT Foods Ltd. (Daawat), McCain Foods India Pvt. Ltd., Mondelez India Foods Pvt. Ltd. (Cadbury), Haldiram’s, Mother Dairy, MTR Foods Pvt. Ltd. (Orkla), Nestle India Ltd., Amul, Parle Agro Pvt. Ltd., Venkys India Ltd., Vimta Labs, Nexus Test Labs, PepsiCo India, Patanjali, Heritage Food Ltd., Kwality Dairy India Ltd., KRBL Ltd., etc.

Future career prospects

FFSQ's online programme is a professional programme targeted to cater the food industry needs trained regulatory affair professionals. The information, guidance, practical training and off programme completion certificate will provide the participant with not one but many opportunities in the industry. This would come true in form of job roles and positions like that of R & D Engineers, Chief Product officer, Associate Product Manager, Product Development Manager in multi-national companies like Britannia Industries Ltd, Ferrero India Pvt. Ltd, Umang Dairy Limited, Cremica, Skylark Foods Pvt. Ltd, DS Group, Hindustan Coca-Cola Beverages Pvt. Ltd, Elite Bakery, Vadilal Industries Ltd, Amul Dairy, Parle Biscuits Pvt. Ltd, Pepsico, Moon Beverages Ltd.

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Programme Fee details

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