Certificates and Development

A skilled workforce will help your company build market share, profits, customer loyalty and long-term viability.

We have several programs that can help develop the next generation of food retail workforce. Whether you’re looking to orient your team to the industry, build your high potentials into full-blown leaders or help your associates earn a college credential, see the brief outlines of our programs below and pick the one that’s right for you.

Future Leaders
(Annual Event & Direct)
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Accelerate & Sustain Change Through Your Leaders
  • Live training program helps accelerate change by transforming your leaders.
  • Co-developed by FMI and Root, Inc.
  • Participants are eligible to enroll in the Food Retail Leader Certificate
  • Available as an annual industry-wide event or as in-house training at your organization



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Food Retail Map Experience
Future Leaders Map
Give Your Team the Big Picture
  • Helps everyone on your team understand the complex dynamics of food retail today s
  • Map-based series of bird’s-eye visualization exercise
  • Based on FMI’s extensive industry research
  • Co-developed with Root, Inc.

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Food Retail Leader Certificate
Route to Retail Leader Certificate
Reinforce the Experience with Sustained Learning
  • Available through both the annual conference and direct versions of Future Leaders
  • Demonstrates industry knowledge, skills, personal attributes and competencies to excel at food retail leadership
  • Co-developed by FMI and Root, Inc.

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Retail Management Certificate
Retail Management Certificate Program
Help Your Team Master Retail Fundamentals
  • Community college credit-based certificate program
  • Developed by the Western Association of Food Chains

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Future Leaders Experience 2019
  • Annual conference that presents the Future Leaders curriculum in an industry-wide format
  • Participants work in cross-industry groups
  • Includes keynote presenters addressing leadership topics
  • Store Manager Awards are presented
  • Networking activities included

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  • Presented at your organization on your schedule
  • We train your trainers
  • Can be used in conjunction with other company training programs

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