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Business News Fri, 16 Nov 2018

11 facility management professionals, industry suppliers earn FMP Credential in Ghana

Founded in 1980, IFMA is the world's largest and most widely recognized international association for facility management professionals, supporting 24,000 members in more than 100 countries.

To meet its mission to “advance the professional discipline of facility management ,” on an annual basis and in recognizing the need for Internationally Certified Facility Management Professionals in Ghana and Africa as a whole; the International Facility Management Association (IFMA) through its local Chapter, the Greater Accra Chapter, organized a Boot Camp in Ghana in November 2018.

This combined the IFMA FMP Credential Program’s print and online components with the leadership of qualified instructorJohn Vinken, Msc, Eng, CFM, CEM, CRSP, CET, FMP, SFP from the United Arab Emirates in training and testing the knowledge some facility management practitioners and industry suppliers in Ghana.

IFMA‘s Facility Management Professional (FMP) designation is a knowledge-based credential for Facility Management practitioners and industry suppliers looking to increase their depth-of-knowledge in the core Facility Management (FM) competency areas.

The following four knowledge domains, as determined by the recent IFMA global job task analysis, are deemed critical to the foundation of knowledge required of facility managers, and therefore were taught and tested by the IFMA FMP Credential Program.

• Operations and Maintenance

• Project Management

• Finance & Business

• Leadership and Strategy

Eight (8) candidates successfully completed all four final assessments qualified for the FMP credential in addition to the three elite FM professionals in the country.

Name Employer

Sampson Opare-Agyemang.FMP Prolicon Plus Limited

Betsy Acquaah - Harrison.FMP National Investment Bank Ltd.

Lydia Naa Momo Quaye.FMP Willows Property Management

AkuaBosompemaa Adjei-Maafo.FMP Listening Bureau Property Management

Frank Kwasi Amponsah.FMP Listening Bureau Property Management

YussifSalford. FMP City Facility Management Ltd.

Oheneba Kofi Nti. FMP International Finance Corporation

Ransford Obeng Ampratwum. FMP Space Schedules Company

The 3 previously qualified are:

Andrew Ayeba Mensah. FMP Lincoln Community School

Isaac Agyarkwa. FMP Ghana Airports Company

John Paul Abraham. FMP Ghana Airports Company

The road to recognition is a rewarding experience. By earning the FMP, they have successfully pursued the educational curriculum necessary to obtain the designation (FMP), build their skills, and broaden their knowledge and professional networks.

Pursuing an educational and skill-building program such as the FMP shows great dedication to advancing proficiency and value to their organization and the nation as a whole.

For More information on the Greater Accra Chapter of IFMA and Facility Management Credentials please visit https://www.ifmagac.orgor http://www.ifma.org/professional-development

For inquiries please send an email: ifmagac@gmail.com or call 0558368544, 0201770475

Source: IFMA