On October 9, 2018, a partnership agreement was signed between the Institute of Industry Management (IIM) of the Russian presidential academy of national economy and public administration (RANEPA) and the National Association of Facility Operators (NAFO). The document was signed by the Vice-Rector of the RANEPA, Director of the Institute of Industry Management of the RANEPA I.V. Fedotov and the head of the NAFO A.V. Dragunov.
The parties agreed on mutual support in the implementation of joint projects and initiatives in the field of facility management. The cooperation between IIM of RANEPA and NAFO will contribute to the spread of advanced technologies and best business practices. Another result of cooperation will be the development of new educational products in the field of higher education.
The Institute of Industry Management (IOM) of the RANEPA is the only practice-oriented institute of the Academy. Its main task – preparation of managers for leading industries of economy: real estate, hotel and restaurant business, trade, tourism and others. The structure of the educational units of the Institute has four faculties, nine departments and four training centers.