The Business Relationship Management (BRM) Job Description
What skills do BRMs need to be successful in the position? How does a BRM add value to your enterprise? Learn more about BRM and get the job description template here.
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.
Build and Lead a High Performing BRM Team
Before you can confidently outline how to create a high-performing BRM team, it’s critical to understand your organizational context and where the BRM capability fits into that. Director of BRM at Purdue University, Leanne McGiveron CBRM®, spoke on this very subject with conviction as a Storyteller for the 2020 BRMConnect Virtual conference.
Unite Your Passion, Profession, and Purpose
If you’ve felt unclear about your path as a BRM, especially if you are new to business relationship management, you’ll find insightful encouragement here. I wouldn’t say that this is the journey of a BRM. Rather, this journey made a BRM. This journey was never just about me. It was about people, trust, and relationships. That’s the way forward, that’s the future, and that’s why BRMs exist.
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.
BRMs in a SAFe World…That is, a Scaled Agile Framework Model
SAFe provides the most comprehensive approach to applying Agile at scale, but as I shared with you, I have found success in having BRMs be part of that model even though they aren’t on the original recipe. BRMs are relationship-centered and have the tools, the skills, the capabilities to be effective on both the people and technology aspects of this work.
Take Charge of Your Professional Growth: Expand Your BRM Knowledge in 2021
Even if your organization cuts back on training or other educational opportunities, there are many ways for you to continue to expand your Business Relationship Management (BRM) knowledge and achieve your goals for the New Year! You don’t need to have a big travel budget to continue your professional development, even in a pandemic. Here are several ways to invest in building your own skills and expanding BRM knowledge.
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.
[White Paper] A Perfect Union: BRM and Agile Development and Delivery
Do organizations really need both BRM and Agile? In an in-depth white paper, expert BRM and Agile practitioners discuss the answer to this persistent question, along with how a strategic union of the two capabilities provides industry-leading results.
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.
GivingTuesday: Unite with Millions Worldwide in Gratitude and Generosity
On this #GivingTuesday, BRM Institute encourages the world to give back to ensure Business Relationship Management’s association continues supporting the growing community of BRM professionals worldwide!
Business Relationship Manager (BRM) Metrics
It comes as no surprise; executives frequently ask for Business Relationship Management (BRM) metrics and the financial business value added to the business through the BRM Capability. BRM Institute has a mission to inspire, promote, and develop excellence in Business Relationship Management across the globe, leading to outstanding business value for organizations and professional fulfillment of every individual member of the BRM community.
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.
Cultivating Powerful Relationships: The 21st Century Case for Compassion
Compassion stems from our innate ability to empathize with other creatures. BRMs are natural compassion practitioners, BRMs exist to help others.
Cultivating Powerful Relationships: For People, a Greater Purpose, and to Preserve the Planet
The Relationship-Centered Organization optimizes the power of individuals and organizations to contribute to a common good. By empowering individual purpose and connecting people through partnering work relationships, organizations thrive to drive value long into the future.