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Introduction to FDA-iRISK® and Quantitative Risk Assessment

Course Description

This course is currently taught by Greg Paoli and Todd Ruthman of Risk Sciences International.

Quantitative Risk Assessment teaches participants the basics of building and understanding quantitative risk assessment models and provides participants with the opportunity to develop, scrutinize and present Monte Carlo simulation models.

In Introduction to FDA-iRISK® participants will be introduced to FDA-iRISK®, a Web-based, comparative risk assessment tool that has been available for public use since 2012. This peer-reviewed tool has many built-in functions and automated features that allow users to conduct fully probabilistic risk assessments relatively rapidly and efficiently. It enables users to build, view and share scenarios that reflect their real-world or theoretical food safety issues, without requiring extensive risk assessment modeling experience.

Participants should have basic knowledge of probability and statistics and intermediate level skills in using Microsoft Excel. We also strongly recommend Food Safety Risk Assessment as a prerequisite to this course.

To see the schedule of courses please view the Registration Information page.