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ProFM Credential

What is the ProFM Credential?

Connex is proud to partner with the Professional Facility Management Institute (ProFMI), the founding body and administrator of the ProFM credential. The partnership strengthens the Connex facility management credential program.

After researching and vetting several different Facilities Management certification programs, it was determined ProFM was the best choice for all Connex members as they continue their efforts to elevate their knowledge and reinforce their credibility.

ProFM defines global FM standards and provides facility professionals with the knowledge and skills that have evolved beyond traditional FM responsibilities. The ProFM credential is:

  • Relevant & Current:

The ProFM Body of Knowledge is the basis of the ProFM credential, and the most current, relevant standard for facility professionals.

  • Comprehensive:

It teaches 19 functional knowledge areas and five cross-functional competencies that have never before been combined into one credential program.

  • Applicable:

It enhances industry knowledge and builds practical skills to impact facility performance.

  • Global:

It enhances industry knowledge and builds practical skills to impact facility performance.

  • 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.

Connex members are encouraged to earn the ProFM credential and will receive an exclusive 10 percent discount on the ProFM Credential Program. Members who earned the Retail Facilities Management Professional, RFMP, designation prior to December 31, 2018 will receive a special offer that reflects their achievement and expertise.

Members can login to access information for member-only special pricing.

View the Connex On-Demand Webinar, Show the World You're a PRO with the ProFM Credential, or the ProFM Frequently Asked Questions for more information.

While the ProFM credential elevates multi-site FM credibility, 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.

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RFMP Designation

What is the Retail Facilities Management Professional?

RFMP is a mark of excellence achieved by an elite group of retail facility management professionals is considered to be a milestone in an individual’s professional development and proof of the individual’s commitment to continuous improvement in the retail FM industry.

This designation was offered by the PRSM Association from 2007 to early 2019. Connex, formerly the PRSM Association, is no longer offering the exam for the RFMP Designation. If you have questions or need assistance, please contact

The RFMP Designation Requirements:

  • Have been employed as a retailer or vendor in the retail facility maintenance field for more than 3 years.
  • Have experience in the following: maintaining retail facilities, troubleshooting retail maintenance issues, full understanding in managing repair/service vendors in terms of scope, quality, cost and timeliness of service.


Connex offers special networking opportunities for those with the RFMP Designation. 

A toast to the RFMP at PRSM2019 National Conference 

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