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Navigating Emerging Issues in the Fresh Produce Industry

A digital certification series brought to you by Cornell University External Education/eCornell

October 26 – 30, 2020 | United Fresh LIVE! 365

The fresh produce industry is ever evolving, and the current climate of a global pandemic in many ways has accelerated the course of change. Emerging issues impacting our culture, politics and even our workplace are aligning to create a our new normal in the fresh produce industry.  This five-part series powered by Cornell University External Education / eCornell faculty members will provide you with the understanding you need to put the puzzle pieces together as the industry – and your business – drive forward.

Attendees who participate in six sessions will receive the certificate from Cornell University. This program is designed for all professionals within the produce industry, there are no prerequisites.

This series will be available through the United Fresh LIVE! 365 platform. 


This program is sponsored by: 

Series Sessions

Change, Disruption and Growth 

October 26, 2020 | 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM EST

Key frameworks designed to help you strategize in changing and uncertain environments.

Instructor: Scott Bearse

Business of Politics and the Politics of Business

October 27, 2020 | 11:00 AM – 12:30 PM EST

Instructor: Glenn Altschuler

Consumer Behavior Today

October 28, 2020 | 11:00 AM – 12:30 PM EST

Instructor: David Just

The Future of Farming and Food: Controlled Environment Agriculture and Disrupting Technologies

October 29, 2020 | 11:00 AM – 12:30 PM EST

Instructor: Neil Mattson 

Leading Digital Transformation

October 30, 2020 | 11:00 AM – 12:30 PM EST

Instructor: Steve Sauer

Managing Remote Teams

October 30, 2020 | 12:45 PM – 2:30 PM EST

Instructor: Steve Sauer

Pricing & Registration

Tuition for the program includes six digital sessions. All sessions are recorded and available on demand to registrants to watch on their own schedule.

Member: $600

Non-Member: $800


For questions about this certificate series contact Amanda Griffin, Vice President of Programming and Education at 202-303-3412.