COLUMBUS, OH — The International Executive Housekeepers Association''s
(IEHA) ICM Certification Committee has begun work on a knowledge and skills-based measurement certification for cleaning industry managers, according to a press release
Integrated Cleaning and Measurement
(ICM) is an open-source system for choosing, continuously improving and validating operations strategies and cleaning processes through a broad spectrum of measurement and applied science strategies, the release stated.
The ICM Certification program — developed and administered by the non-profit IEHA — will assist facility managers in implementing ICM principles, the release noted.
"The ICM Certification Committee is working together to create an educational module that will ultimately explain the ins and outs of ICM to managers and directors in the cleaning industry and provide them with the skills to expertly measure processes and practices to better the performance of their cleaning organization as a whole," said Beth Risinger, chief executive officer (CEO) and executive director of IEHA.
"In addition, this ICM designation will bring credibility to these individuals in their professional roles," Risinger added.