Food Defense Threat Audit Guide: Massive Open Online Course (MOOC)


This is the recommended third course in the Food Fraud Prevention training series. It builds in parallel to the Food Fraud Prevention Audit Guide MOOC and provides an in-depth review of compliance requirements including: US Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA), Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI), US Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX), and others.

  • Course access: this is a free, self-paced, online course, available on demand
  • Course content: introduction and initial student survey; two lessons with video lectures, reading material and progress quizzes; and closing survey
  • Certificate of Completion: ($100, optional) available upon successful completion of course
  • Professional training hours: 10, indicated on Certificate of Completion


The course is offered monthly with content available on-demand. Live lecture webinars with updates are offered semiannually.




This course is specifically tailored to those who need a thorough understanding of the fundamental concepts of food fraud.  The content is applicable to all functions and levels – from entry level engineers to executives.

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