Annapolis, Maryland (PRWEB) November 28, 2012
BOMI International is excited to report that our designation programs deliver the broadest range of knowledge and skills needed by building and facility personnel to operate high-performance buildings.
Based on the requirements affiliated with the Federal Building Personal Training Act (FBPTA), the U.S. General Services Administration (GSA) worked with key industry resources to develop 232 core competencies (knowledge, skills, and abilities) individuals need to perform key job functions in property and facility management.
The identified competencies were aligned in a matrix with recognized industry education providers who offer courses, certifications/accreditations, degrees, licenses, and registrations. Based on the competency alignment process, the final GSA matrix reveals that out of 87 industry programs:
- BOMI International’s Real Property Administrator (RPA®) designation program ranks first, meeting nearly 90% of the competencies.
- BOMI International’s Facility Management Administrator (FMA®) designation program ranks second, meeting in excess of 76% of the competencies.
“As evidenced in the matrix, BOMI International strives to provide industry-specific education programs that enhance the qualifications and productivity of property and facility professionals,” said Jeffrey Horn, president and CEO of BOMI International. “The efforts of our entire organization continue to position us as a trusted educational resource to government agencies, corporations, and industry associations. It’s a very good feeling to know that employers and employees are turning to our programs to gain the critical knowledge and skills needed for personal and organizational success.”
Visit http://www.fmi.gov to view the GSA’s FBPTA map of competencies.
About BOMI International
Founded in 1970 and located in Annapolis, Maryland, BOMI International is the premier international provider of educational products and services to the property and facility management industries. As the Independent Institute for Property and Facility Management Education, BOMI International is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit educational institute dedicated to improving the skills of professionals with property, facility, and systems responsibilities. BOMI International is known for industry-standard designations—the Real Property Administrator (RPA®), the Facilities Management Administrator (FMA®), the Systems Maintenance Administrator (SMA®), and the Systems Maintenance Technician (SMT®). More than 26,000 building professionals hold one or more BOMI International designations, and over 84,000 students have turned to BOMI International for premier education and training. For more information, or to register with BOMI International, e-mail service(at)bomi(dot)org, visit http://www.bomi.org, or call 1.800.235.BOMI (2664).