Industrial Fabric Manager certification identifies professionals with superior knowledge of the principles and practices of management in the industrial (specialty) fabrics industry; to identify professionals with prescribed standards of management and a high level of business management competence; and to encourage business managers to continue professional development.
Definition of Industrial Fabrics Manager
The Industrial Fabrics Manager (IFM) certification program recognizes individuals who demonstrate a prescribed level of excellence in management.
Those seeking the IFM for All Specialties need to provide an example(s) of implementation and education in three of the following elements of knowledge:
Finance - Refers to general management of funds. General knowledge of assets, liabilities, variable costs and budget.
Personnel - Management of individuals who make up the workforce at your company. Knowledge of overall responsibility for implementing strategies and policies relating to the management of individuals.
Marketing - The process for creating, communicating, delivering and exchanging offerings that have value to your customers. The process through which companies build customer relations and create value for their customers and for themselves.
Production - The act of supplying a desired output. General knowledge of producing supplies and/or end products used in the specialty fabrics industry.
Sales - Knowledge and experience with selling products or services in return for money or other compensation.