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Industry Buzz: The Business Relationship Management Institute (BRMI)

In the corporate world of today, the Business Relationship Manager is acting as a connector, orchestrator, and navigator between the service provider and one or more business units, becoming a crucial link between them. The Business Relationship Management Institute (BRMI) is the organisation making it possible for every professional to acquire the needed set of competencies to fulfill this crucial role, while becoming an integral part of a strong global network.

Want to know more? Then you will enjoy this article.

What is BRMI?

Founded in 2013, the Business Relationship Management Institute (BRMI) has established itself not only as the certification organisation for Business Relationship Management, but also as the leading professional association in the field. Taking pride in its pro-active community and social media channels, BRMI connects more than 14,000 industry experts from more than 40 countries. Organising numerous discussions and events, BRMI are aiming to broaden and facilitate the implementation of the business relationship management practices worldwide.

BRMI Membership

BRMI are offering every professional the unique opportunity to join an exclusive club of BRM experts, “hosted” by the organisation. You join immediately for free and become a part of the BRM Explorers™ Community or choose a Professional Membership in exchange of an annual fee that would guarantee you full access to all available resources.

In fact, becoming part of “the BRMI society” might be quite wise, as the importance of the business relationship management role becomes more and more crucial for a successful business. To make sure you are getting the maximum with your membership and to get a detailed overview of everything available, you can visit the BRMI Membership Value Realization Roadmap and review the BRMI Membership Brochure.

In short, BRMI Membership grants you exclusive access to the many resources designed to facilitate your professional development and help you collaborate with experts from all over the world. Any question you may have, while fulfilling your role as a Business Relationship Manager or studying to be one, will get a professional answer thanks to the many tools that have been specially developed by the BRMI experts.

Besides the already offered resources, there are many new additions to the BRMI portfolio that will be soon available for BRMI members. One of them is the Professional Development Needs of the Business Relationship Manager programme, which will focus on building up on the knowledge and competencies already acquired by a successful BRM Professional.

And with the BRM Connect Conference 2016 just around the corner, it is the perfect time to learn more about what the organisation can offer and why not even become a part of it.

Becoming a Business Relationship Management Professional (BRMP)

All aforementioned advantages aside, what good can BRMP training do for your career and expertise?

Receiving your BRMP qualification guarantees you a solid understanding of the role, as well as the ability to create awareness of it in your organisation. As per the BRMI experts’ summary, at the end of your training, you will be able to:

  • Gain knowledge and demonstrate understanding of the goals and objectives of the BRM role and how it is evolving in response to business and provider forces
  • Explain common BRM reporting and organising structures
  • Understand the drivers of relationship maturity
  • Differentiate the various BRM roles, their impact, influence and relation to order taker, trusted consultant and strategic business partner
  • Explain the concepts of Business Demand Maturity and Provider Supply Maturity and their impact on the BRM role

You can even get 50% off your BRMI Membership fee by enrolling in our fully BRMI-approved Business Relationship Management Professional (BRMP) training. It even includes an exam voucher to provide you with everything you need to become certified. Worth considering, isn’t it?


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