FM:Systems announces support for the new online FM Academic Registry

Designed to develop FM academic programs and increase the number of FM graduates globally

RALEIGH, N.C. – 11/02/2015 – FM:Systems, a leading provider of Integrated Workplace Management Systems (IWMS) and Computer-aided Facility Management (CAFM) software, is proud to announce support for the newly launched online FM Academic Registry.

“The IFMA Foundation was pleased when FM:System’s offered to become a site sponsor for the Academic Registry,” said Jeffrey J. Tafel, Executive Director of the IFMA Foundation. “Their experience in the development of software solutions for the FM Industry was instrumental in helping us to get the website up and running quickly so that students could instantly begin to find FM programs that match their unique educational needs.”

“FM:Systems has been a longtime supporter of the IFMA Foundation’s goal of bringing new and highly qualified graduates into the facility management profession” said Michael Schley, CEO and Founder of FM:Systems. “We strongly support the Foundations Global Workforce Initiative and its aim to make FM a career of choice to prospective students and ensuring they have access to a career path in FM that is exciting and fulfilling.”

About the FM Academic Registry
The Facility Management Program Registry is an IFMA Foundation website designed to recognize all facility management, built environment and related discipline degreed and certificate programs worldwide. This registry will allow interested IFMA Chapters, Councils, current ADP’s, IFMA members, IFMA Friends, other related FM organizations, The FM Academic Registry is a launching mechanism to strengthen the Accredited Degree Programs (ADP), credentials and all other IFMA Foundation related student and academic programs.

About the IFMA Foundation
The IFMA Foundation works for the public good in support of Facility Management higher education, students studying Facility Management and related fields, research critical to the profession, and increasing awareness of Facility Management and making FM a career of choice.

About FM:Systems, Inc.
FM:Systems helps facilities and real-estate professionals improve customer service, reduce costs, and increase productivity enterprise-wide. FM:Systems’ Web-based software improves management of space, occupancy, moves, maintenance, leases and property.

FM:Systems is headquartered in Raleigh, North Carolina, and conducts business throughout the Americas, Africa, Europe and Asia Pacific. For more information about FM:Systems, please visit or call 1-800-648-8030.

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