Development & Governance of the ProFM® Credential
In February of 2018, the Professional Facility Management Institute (ProFMI) launched the ProFM credential as a new global standard for the built environment knowledge and competency. Prior to the credential’s introduction, a Commission was appointed, consisting of industry thought leaders from around the world, to validate and govern the ProFM Body of Knowledge. This ProFMI Commission currently consists of:
Based on global industry research, ProFMI and its Commission identified a critical unmet need for built environment professionals to obtain the most up-to-date knowledge and skills to optimize the performance of buildings and the people within them.
Partnering with Industry and Education Leaders
A critical component of the Institute’s distribution strategy for ProFM includes a network of Industry Partners and Educational Institutions. Industry Partners include:
Educational Institutions include:
Delivering ProFM Training to the World
The ProFM Credential Program was developed to teach the ProFM Body of Knowledge and deliver the ProFM credential online Final Assessments. This program utilizes a variety of learning styles including self-study, coached self-study, corporate/group training, and instructor-led courses. Our instructors are selected and qualified based upon industry knowledge and experience in the delivery of professional development programs and have earned their ProFM credential. These instructors include:
Become a ProFM Industry Partner
In spite of the many uncertainties and challenges facing the built environment, community interest in the ProFM Credential Program continues to be strong and is gaining momentum. Each of our partners has come to the conclusion that becoming a distribution channel with ProFMI will provide multiple beneficial opportunities for their members and/or stakeholders.
To date, over 200 industry professionals have attained the ProFM credential with hundreds more in the process of doing so.
For more detailed information on ProFM and becoming an Industry Partner visit our website at https://www.profmi.org/industry-partnership
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