RABO Academy, in collaboration with the British Institute of Facilities Management, launch the first educational program in Romania dedicated to Facilities Management

Bucharest, October 5, 2011 – Starting November, RABO Academy launches the first educational program in Romania dedicated to Facilities Management (FM). The courses are crafted in collaboration with the most prestigious FM institute in Europe, the British Institute of Facilities Management (BIFM). The course provides access to leading edge thinking and skilled practitioner experience in line with RABO Academy’s commitment to providing high quality education for professionals involved in FM. RABO aims to certify the FM profession with the Ministry of Labor in Romania.

“Following the international trends and based on the needs of the Romanian real estate market, RABO is the first organization that brings to local professionals educational program offered by the most prestigious organization in its field, the British Institute of Facilities Management. The program benefits from the experience of leading UK experts in FM and will provide a comprehensive introduction to the FM profession and best practice in day-to-day operations. Our intention is to offer FM professionals interacting with large multinationals the possibility to improve their knowledge and skills of best practice tools and techniques, therefore being able to deliver European-level standard of services to customers”, stated Liviu Tudor, RABO’s President.

“The FM profession is increasingly important and the need for highly qualified personnel is on the rise. Providing facilities management at international standards significantly contributed to efficiency of operational costs, maintaining property value and gaining tenants’ loyalty”, added RABO’s President.

The first 4-day module “Introduction to Facilities Management” is addressing managers new to FM or those looking to broaden their understanding of professional FM practice and. A maximum of 20 participants may be enrolled in the course, which will take place between 8th and 11th of November 2011 at the Diplomatic Club in Bucharest. Course fees per participant is 945 Euro + VAT for RABO members and 1.200 Euro + VAT for non-members.