Introduction to Microbiology


Course Description

Microbiology is the study of small living things called microbes or microorganisms which can only be seen using a microscope. Microbes are important to food and beverages, affecting them in both positive and negative ways. The objective of this course is to provide a basic understanding of microbiology and its role in the food and beverage industry.

Course Curriculum

  • 1

    Introduction to Microbiology

    • Welcome!

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    • The Basics

    • Types of Microbes

    • Factors Affecting Growth

    • Pathogenic Microbes in Beverages

    • Spoilage Microbes in Beverages

    • Indicator and Commensal Microbes in Beverages

    • Pathogens in Foods

    • Microbial Control Strategies

    • Spoilage Microbes in Foods

    • Good Manufacturing Practices (GMPs) and Sanitation

    • Biofilms

    • Key Takeaways

    • Knowledge Check

    • Survey

About the Instructor

Beverage Institute by ISBT®

International Society of Beverage Technologists

Every organization in the beverage industry needs to have trained personnel with the knowledge of beverage fundamentals, industry best practices, technical standards and current technology. As the premier technical beverage industry society, ISBT is in the unique position to offer you the very best in professional development and training solutions. Beverage Institute by ISBT® is designed to provide an important resource for the global community of beverage professionals. The sessions, given by experienced beverage professionals, provide overviews as well as in-depth discussions on key topics in the art and science of beverage production.

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