PRSM partners with ProFM on FM credentials

Friday, March 29, 2019

The Professional Retail Store Maintenance Association (PRSM) and Professional Facility Management Institute (ProFMI) are partnering to strengthen the PRSM facility management credential program.

According to the press release several different facilities management certification programs were researched and vetted and it was determined ProFM was the best choice for all PRSM members as they continue their efforts to elevate their knowledge and reinforce their credibility.

The ProFM credential:
•Is the basis of the ProFM credential and the most current, relevant standard for facility professionals.
• Teaches 19 functional knowledge areas and five cross-functional competencies that have never been combined into one credential program.
• Applicable: It enhances industry knowledge and builds practical skills to impact facility performance.
• Global: It reflects the globalization of the industry, including global ISO 41000 standards, the perspectives of international ProFMI Commission members, and input from 3,300 professionals in 93 countries.
• Independent: It was developed by facility professionals, for facility professionals. Respected FM industry thought leaders, employers, and professionals came together with the common goal of elevating and uniting the FM profession.

The press release says the Retail Facilities Management Professional (RFMP) designation will always be recognized as a mark of excellence and proof of an individual’s commitment to continuous improvement in the retail FM industry.

“ProFM is an excellent credential for PRSM Members because of its quality, relevance and value,” says Bill Yanek, CEO, PRSM in the release.

“The credential is a great addition to the education and resources PRSM provides to help its members advance their careers.”

PRSM members will receive an exclusive 10 per cent discount on the ProFM Credential Program. Members who earned the RFMP designation prior to Dec. 31, 2018, will receive a special offer that reflects their achievement and expertise.

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