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Complete ProFMI’s 2023 FM Training Outlook Survey.

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Deadline: February 24, 2023

Each year, the Professional Facility Management Institute (ProFMI) and its partners ask facility managers from around the world to share their opinions on FM training and credentials. Results are shared publicly to help FM professionals and employers prioritize and justify their training investments.The 2022 FM Training Outlook Survey provided valuable insights in four categories: building and retaining the FM workforce, the value of FM training, addressing the FM skills gap, and the importance of FM credentials and qualifications. For example, did you know that FM managers say their team’s top training needs in 2022 were compliance & standards, leadership skills, and emergency management?

ProFM FM Training Outlook Survey 2023 with manNow it’s time for you to share your opinions in the 2023 survey! Facility management professionals and employers are encouraged to complete the 2023 FM Training Outlook Survey by February 24. All survey participants will receive a complimentary Pro Level registration upgrade to NFMT Baltimore, which takes place March 21-23.



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The ROI of FM Training: 6 Critical Impacts of Training & Upskilling

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Employers across the globe are facing similar challenges as it relates to their facility management (FM) workforce. How can you recruit new team members and what if they’re new to FM? What are the best strategies for retaining current team members? How can you elevate your FM teams with enhanced FM knowledge and skills?

The ROI of FM Training is an eBook from the Professional Facility Management Institute (ProFMI) that explores these challenges and the ways in which training and upskilling can help you meet your goals. See current research and real-world examples to illustrate the ROI of FM Training. Current FM Trends detailed include the talent shortage, FM skills gap, and shift in space management for hybrid work options.

The eBook’s resources include the American Upskilling Study by Gallup in 2021 and the 2022 FM Training Outlook Survey by ProFMI. The value of FM training and upskilling is detailed with graphics, with data from both the manager and employer points of view.

The 14-page eBook details the 6 Critical Impacts of Training & Upskilling identified by ProFMI, each supported by real stories from ProFM customers.

See how ProFM has improved organizational outcomes in these six impact areas.



2022 FM Training Outlook Survey

ProFM TOS 2022

With a multitude of readers participating from FMLink and The McMorrow Reports, the Professional Facility Management Institute (ProFMI) has released the 2022 FM Training Outlook Survey results. The survey’s questions considered the need for facilities management (FM) training and credentials from both management and staff points of view.

Facilities managers were asked how the “Great Resignation” impacted the FM profession and how employers attract and retain top talent to help meet their organization’s strategic goals. Respondents indicate that 66% of FM managers and staff have left or have considered leaving their job in the past year.

The results also reveal the top three ways for organizations to retain facility professionals:

  1. Increase compensation or benefits.
  2. Provide opportunities for professional development or training.
  3. Offer opportunities for internal advancement.

FM training has value, according to survey respondents. A full 86% of FM employers say there’s a gap between the knowledge and skills their team has and what they need to excel. They believe training can make an impact, with 74% of FM employers saying that FM training and credentials result in better job performance. Further, 57% of FM employers are planning to implement FM training this year.

Click here to download the 2022 ProFM Training Outlook Survey results.


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