Food Retail Certificate Program


This six-month-long certificate program, co-developed by FMI and Root, Inc., demonstrates that completers have the right food retail industry knowledge, skills, personal attributes and competencies to excel at leadership positions in the food retail industry. Those who earn the Food Retail Leader Certificate will be recognized in the food retail industry as qualified and committed food retail leaders and will have an extra edge in their professional career path.

The certificate is available to participants in both the annual Future Leaders eXperience event and company-sponsored Future Leaders Direct training.

Through a series of pre- and post-event assessments, online seminars, on-the-job training activities and debriefing session, participants build on the knowledge and skills gained through Future Leaders to further expand their experience and apply what they learned.

Route to Retail Leader Certificate