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Municipalities to Work With PEMAC


Industry

January 27, 2020
By Mario Cywinski
Mario Cywinski

Honourable Catherine McKenna, Minister of Infrastructure and Communities, and Bill Karsten, President of FCM, announced that PEMAC has been chosen to work with Canadian municipalities to help them improve infrastructure decisions through stronger asset management practices.

PEMAC is one of the 18 partner organizations selected by the Federation of Canadian Municipalities (FCM) to deliver asset management training activities, including group learning and hands-on training. They will help municipal staff and elected officials gain asset management knowledge and skills.

PEMAC will offer its Asset Management Professional certification program to cross-functional municipal teams. This six-course program leads to a Certified Asset Management Professional designation. Also, opportunities for participants to take the first course in the program, focused on asset management principles and strategic development, which will be offered face-to-face across Canada.

“PEMAC, in partnership with Northern Lakes College, is pleased to offer the Asset Management Professional (AMP) education program to professionals responsible for asset management strategy from municipalities across Canada,” said Cindy Snedden, Executive Director, PEMAC. “Practitioners will have access to the latest in strategic asset management thinking, gain insight into asset management essentials in the context of ISO 5500x, all while developing the capacity to engage others and build their knowledge and skills.”

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