--Identifying Tomorrow’s Food Scientist & Technologist--ISEKI Food 4

FOR EMPLOYEES IN FOOD SCIENCE AND FOOD TECHNOLOGY from the ISEKI Food 4 project, www.iseki-food4.eu PLEASE READ THESE SHORT INSTRUCTIONS BEFORE BEGINNING! The following questionnaire is a part of the ISEKI Food 4 project. It should take less than 10 minutes to complete. One of the aims of IFood4 is to increase innovation in Food Studies education to fit the needs of Enterprise. In that regard, we are asking you, the working Food Scientist and Food Technologist (FS&T) to tell us what you think will be important for your job in the years to come. We first ask about Technical Skills, Competences and Knowledge, then about "Soft Skills" and then some demographic information. The information you supply here is completely confidential, your responses will not be associated with your name, nor with your email address, nor with your employer. Hundreds of FS&Ts throughout the world will be completing this questionnaire! Results of the analysis will be available on the IFood4 website before the end of 2012 and will be used by the IFood4 project to generate innovative approaches in the training of FS&Ts. Please help by telling us how you envision your work as a Food Scientist or Food Technologist.
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PART 1 – Technical Skills, Competences and Knowledge for FS&Ts of the Future

Please put a number next to each skill, competence or knowledge described using the following 1 to 5 scale to indicate how important you think that skill, competence or knowledge will be for your job in the years to come. 1=Unimportant , 2=Not Very Important, 3=Somewhat Important, 4=Important and 5=Very Important

a. Product Development
b. General Research & Development

c. Food Legislation & Control
d. Food Safety Management, Food Hygiene & Food Safety Control
e. Quality Management, Quality Assurance & Quality Control



PART 2 – Soft Skills for FS&Ts of the Future

"Soft Skills" are also called "Personal Skills", "Attributes" or "Characteristics". They are the cluster of qualities that make a person a good employee and compatible to work with. Please put a number next to each skill using the following 1 to 5 scale to indicate how important you think that skill will be for your job in the years to come. 1=Unimportant , 2=Not Very Important, 3=Somewhat Important, 4=Important and 5=Very Important

a. Communication
b. Thinking & Solving Problems
c. Working with Others

d. Having a Positive Attitude
e. Being Responsible



PART 3 – Tell Us About Yourself








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