Food Retail Leader Certificate


During the facilitated online Future Leaders eXperience, co-developed by FMI and Root, participants complete a series of interactive sessions tailored toward leadership development in the food industry. Those who successfully complete the program earn the Food Retail Leader Certificate and are recognized as qualified and committed food industry leaders with an extra edge in their career path.

How does the Food Retail Certificate work? 

After completing Future Leaders eXperience program, participants can build on the knowledge and skills gained through Future Leaders to further expand their experience and apply what they’ve learned in an additional project to earn the Food Retail Leader Certificate. 

The pathway to your Food Retail Leader Certificate can be achieved by completing enrichment activities that build knowledge and skills gained through Future Leaders to further expand your experience and apply what they learned.

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Lakeisha Hall

“The program was great. I took away so many leadership behaviors that I have been able to apply to my team. I feel as if this process has helped me grow professionally as well as personally.”

- Lakeisha Hall, Traffic Manager, Associated Wholesale Grocers

“I felt that program overall was very well structured and provided some great leadership principles. The timing and pace were more than adequate to accommodate it into our busy work schedules.”

- Scott Kaverman, Category Manager - Salty Snacks, Cookies, Crackers, & Misc. Snacks, Schnuck Markets Inc.

Scott Kaverman