The Flooring Contractors Association, FCICA, announced Omar Shukri as the latest recipient of the Bruce Newbrough Memorial Certified Installation Manager Program (CIM) Scholarship. Omar is a national project coordinator with FloorMax USA. The scholarship is provided in partnership with ARDEX Americas.
I feel that with my experience, I am capable of accomplishing anything in this field. With [the title Certified Installation Manager,] it will only be beneficial on my journey to my goals,” Omar said about wanting to become a CIM. “The Bruce Newbrough CIM Scholarship will help me advance with a title to prove my experience and knowledge.
The Bruce Newbrough Memorial Scholarship, created in remembrance of Bruce Newbrough, covers the costs associated with the entire Certified Installation Manager (CIM) program, including application, content and assessment fees. Bruce Newbrough was an ARDEX Director of Technical Services and later Applications Development, and had a passion for advancing the flooring industry through education.
Applications for the scholarship are accepted throughout the year. Visit the FCICA website: www.fcica.com/CIM to apply. Read the FCICA press release here.
About ARDEX, A Global Innovation Leader in High Performance Specialty Building Materials:
Recognized by installation experts, ARDEX is a global leader in the development, manufacture and distribution of high-performance specialty building products for all aspects of substrate preparation, floor covering, tile and stone installation systems and architectural concrete systems for commercial and residential applications. As family owned company, the ARDEX Group leads through local customer interaction striving for excellence in all that we do. For more information about ARDEX Americas: www.ardexamericas.com, or call 724-203-5000.
About the Certified Installation Manager (CIM) Program:
The CIM program provides industry-specific training modules led by experts that speak from years of floor covering experience packaged with assessments to confirm the vast knowledge obtained. The program is completely online, allowing users to work at their own pace, on their own time. For more information about the CIM Program, go to www.fcica.com/CIM.
FCICA, headquartered in West Bloomfield, Michigan, is the resource for premier commercial flooring contractors. Promoting the advancement and continuous development of Certified Installation Managers (CIM). Providing technical education, business support and industry expert networking. Delivering skills and knowledge to enhance the professionalism of commercial flooring contractors. FCICA is an international association whose contractor members serve the continental United States, plus Canada and Guam. For more information about FCICA: visit www.fcica.com or call 248-661-5015; toll free (877) TO-FCICA.