In November of 2020 our community came together to create the following Mission, Vision & Diversity statements and establish our top values - both for the International Association of Online Business Managers (IAOBM) and for our Certified OBMs.
To understand who we are and what we stand for in support of our clients and each other, you are invited to read the below:
The IAOBM is the leading global network dedicated to the ongoing growth, advancement, innovation and success of the OBM profession.
The Association’s Mission is threefold:
- To promote excellence in professional and ethical standards for Certified OBMs.
- To provide up-to-date education, resources and a collaborative community for the benefit of our Certified OBM members.
- To operate as a network and source of education for 6 and 7-figure business owners who want to hire a Certified OBM.
Certified OBM Vision
Certified Online Business Managers have a global reputation as success partners to 6 and 7 figure business owners seeking growth, impact and sustainability.
Certified OBM Mission
The Certified Online Business Manager’s mission is:
- To emphasize the integration of strategy and implementation to achieve results.
- To be proactive in the management of people, operations, projects and metrics.
- To lead by example through ongoing self-improvement and a commitment to excellence.
Certified OBM and IAOBM Core Values:
Integrity - We do what we say we'll do, and we do the right thing because it is the right thing, regardless of who is looking.
Collaboration - We raise up our clients, our colleagues, and our community; we value and incorporate all voices, and we work together for the collective benefit to achieve our goals.
Dependability - We deliver on our promises, take ownership of our contribution and we follow through on results for our clients.
Problem Solving - We are results-driven and solutions-focused; we look for root causes, are forward thinking and positive.
Excellence - We put quality work and a commitment to growth at the heart of what it means to be a Certified Online Business Manager.
Our Commitment to Diversity & Inclusion
As a global community, the International Association of Online Business Managers is here to support, celebrate, and increase the diversity of our members. We believe collaboration from different perspectives improves innovation and creates better solutions for our clients, our community, and our organization.
We encourage diversity as part of our outreach and consider it an important factor when evaluating new partnerships and opportunities. As an organization we prioritize inclusion, ensuring our BIPOC, LGBTQ, and differently-abled members feel seen, heard, and supported.
Our community is a place for all of our members to thrive, connect, and grow - discriminatory comments or practices will not be tolerated.
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