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SIMA has the Certified Snow Professional (CSP) certification program and the Advanced Snow Management (ASM) certificate program:
Certified Snow Professional
A Certified Snow Professional is...
- A leader in the snow plowing industry
- Passionate about his/her work
- Environmentally responsibleEager to learn and grow
- Creative in exploring and reaching successful solutions
- Informed, knowledgeable, and an effective communicator of the industry's values and principles
- An educator expanding the horizons of co-workers, customers, and community
A Certified Snow Professional is able to...
- Lead and manage a profitable snowplowing business.
- Remove snow and control ice conditions by understanding and applying the principles of snow and ice properties and chemicals.
- Remove snow and control ice conditions by understanding and applying snowplow technology.
- Develop and manage a human resource strategy in context with the organization's mission and vision.
- Understand and apply the basic concepts of the marketing process and the marketing plan.
- Know the legal, financial, and managerial implications of hiring and workingwith sub-contractors
Daniel Kielson and the CSP Committee, November 14, 2005