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BRM Volunteers Leading the Way


As another summer draws to a close and we head toward BRMConnect 2021, BRM Institute would like to give a shout out to a few exceptional BRMs business relationship managers (BRMs) who have recently taken on new volunteer leadership roles on the BRM Institute Executive Council and Knowledge Team.

The Key to Thrive: Jeremy Semmelroth, BRMP, Weighs In


The Key to Thrive: Real BRMs Weigh In to discuss the tools, techniques and resources that helped them advance their BRM role. Read the full article to learn what they revealed.

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Do I Need to Retake the BRMP?


At BRM Institute, we work diligently to keep BRMs around the world up to date on the latest developments in the field, as well as making it easy for BRMs to take any educational course they need in order to make their role as a BRM easier. The BRMP course has evolved, it is now more comprehensive, and focuses strongly on the BRM capability. Even if you took the original course, you’ll find the revised function- generic version beneficial to your current BRM role.

Announcing BRM Communities


Available Now to All BRM Institute Professional Members: BRM Communities!

Announcing BRM Institute’s New Knowledge Team Chair


In keeping with a passionate commitment to learn forever, BRM Institute is excited to announce the appointment of Peter Lijnse, CBRM® to the position of Knowledge Team Chair. As founding member of BRM Institute since its inception in 2013, Peter has been intimately involved in the growth and development of the single, global BRM Community.

2021 Top BRMs


The global BRM community is recognizing the top BRMs that have achieved success through their BRM efforts, strengthened the global BRM community and BRM discipline, enriched lives through excellence in BRM within their organizations, and/or contributed to the community on a local, national, and global level.

Maintaining your CBRM® Credentials Just Became Easier


It is no secret that CBRM certified professionals are highly desired. The unique combination of professional experience and robust BRM knowledge helps these individuals skillfully navigate the relationship network of their organization. Today, the BRM community celebrates an exciting accomplishment for continuing professional development. The CBRM® Maintenance Program makes it easier to track your individual growth with the new Continuing Professional Development (CPD) tracking ability .

Find Your Focus in the Era of Remote Work


One of the cornerstones of a BRM capability is thriving through adaptability when new organizational challenges arise. Any organization would be remiss to ignore the global sensation that is the reflexive induction of remote work. Your readiness and aptitude to handle this new frontier with ease and confidence will set you apart as a highly-valued professional.


Celebrate All Things BRM During World #BRMWeek 2021


Announcing World #BRMWeek, February 7-13, 2021, which honors all of the work you do for your organization week-long celebration of all things BRM! Want to take part in the festivities worldwide? Take a look at the week of events we have planned for you and your team!

BRM Institute Announces New Board of Directors


BRM Institute is pleased to congratulate Sarah Fogg, Baziel Barends, Darrel Popowich, Joe Topinka, Sarah Ozahioglu, Ibrahim Jackson, Dilchad Dharsey, Arnie Wetherhill, Aaron Monroe, Glenn Remoreras, Chris Lucas, Ronn Faigen and Aaron Barnes on their new and continued roles on the Board of Directors.

A GivingTuesday Thank You Message – from the BRM Institute Team


As the end of the year approaches, people often find themselves reflecting. While 2020 certainly came with its unique set of challenges, gratitude brings perspective. The BRM Institute team is enormously grateful for all of you in the BRM community! Your passion for excellence, unique backgrounds, and tireless contributions continue to help the global BRM community thrive.

Cultivating Powerful Relationships: Build Partnering Relationships


To cultivate powerful relationships is to recognize all work relationships are inherently partnerships. Why? Because partnership implies equality. Your role is no less important than that of your counterpart. Your partners can range from executives to HR to people outside your organizations. Regardless of the role, with a compassionate mindset and purpose providing the context for your partnering relationship, you can help everyone thrive in your pursuit of shared goals.

Cultivating Powerful Relationships: Lead with Purpose


To affect the culture of an organization is to affect the relationships between people. Relationships are the true lever to evolving culture. It is not guesswork or random luck. It’s relationship management.

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