Build your confidence and accelerate your career

The Facility Management Professional (FMP) is designed for facility professionals looking to strengthen their hard and soft skills in facility management.

Stand out to employers, increase your credibility and your value.

There's a reason the FMP is known as the must-have credential for facility professionals.

When it comes to facility management education, serious FMs (and employers!) know that the FMP gives you the skills and knowledge you need to be effective.

It's probably why there are more than 18,000+ proud FMP credential holders. And you could be next.


Develop the skills and certainty to solve complex on-the-job challenges

Learn best practices and run your facilities more effectively and efficiently

Leverage your FMP training to set the standard of performance in your facilities and optimize your team's productivity.

Gain confidence in your role as a facility manager with in-demand skills

Get the training and knowledge that shows employers you have the advanced skills and proficiency they're looking for.

Learn critical thinking skills essential to managing complex facilities

Refine your knowledge with a deep dive into the four fundamental subject areas of facility management.

Manage your facilities more effectively and efficiently

Use your training to offer tangible, effective solutions that will positively impact your company's bottom line.

Download the FMP Study Guide

Everything you need to prepare with confidence

Get the access to tools, content and resources to help you study.


Interactive Study Tools


Pre-tests, Quizzes and Case Studies


Flashcards and FM glosssary


Access to Final Assessments


What’s Included
in the FMP course

The FMP is made up of four foundational modules.​

Finance & Business

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Learn the essential finance and business practices and how to integrate those into your function as an FM. Understand how to engage finance, legal, procurement, risk managers and others to maximize decisions for your organization.

1.5 CEUs

15 hours

Operations & maintenance

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Learn how to assess and inspect facility needs. Manage, oversee and monitor O&M of buildings, systems and equipment. Understand the processes for developing occupant service specifications and more.

1.5 CEUs

15 hours

Leadership & Strategy

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Effective strategies require facility managers to be able to integrate people, place and process. They must be able to align the facility portfolio and functionality with its organization’s missions and available resources.

1.4 CEUs

14 hours

Project Management

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Plan, initiate and execute projects. Understand the entire project life cycle and how to monitor and control project performance. Learn about the facility managers role in projects and how to evaluate outcomes.

1.3 CEUs

13 hours

Since getting the FMP, I’ve gone from facility manager to being on the executive team for the company. Having the credential has really helped me be a good leader in my company and my salary has tripled.

Steve Weeks, FMP, CFM, Manager, Captial Initiatives, Amsted Rail

The career you've always wanted starts now

Develop the skills, confidence and credibility to help you pursue the next level in your career.


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Purchase individual modules that make up the collection of the FMP



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FMP® Bundle

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$1,650 USD/Full Members


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Want guided instruction to help you through your FMP coursework in as little as 4 - 6 weeks? Buy a virtual course offered by IFMA Qualified Instructors.

These 90-minute weekly sessions include chapter summaries, real world examples and even Q & A with the instructor.

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Frequently Asked Questions

No, but full members are given discounted pricing. Learn how to become a full member today!  (https://www.ifma.org/membership

Each course takes roughly 15 hours of study time, and you can set your own pace and schedule. Check out our sample study schedules to see how you can complete the FMP in 4, 8, or 12 months. Also explore our virtual FMP courses to complete each module in as little as 4 to 6 weeks.

Yes, you can finish an FMP module in as little as 4 to 6 weeks with the help of our instructors. Explore the schedule of virtual FMP classes. 

The FMP bundle is offered at a discount and the courses are available for two years (24 months). If you purchase courses individually, you have access to them for 1 year (12 months).  

No. There are no specific educational or experiential prerequisites required for the FMP program or final assessments. 

Yes, we do offer corporate and group training. Special pricing applies for groups of 2 or more individuals. Contact us at corporateconnections@ifma.org to learn more. 

You can manage your credentials through our Credential Application Maintenance Program (CAMP). Use the CAMP USER GUIDE for help.

Use our Credential Registry to find and verify what credentials potential or current employees hold.

Use these talking points to make a compelling case for earning your FMP, as well as other IFMA credentials. 

To be recognized as an FMP, you’ll submit an application once you've completed all four final assessments (one per module).

  • A confirmation email from IFMA
  • A lifetime listing in our credentials registry
  • A digital certificate of your achievement and a digital badge for verification of your knowledge – use this to share your credential with current/potential employers, decorate your LinkedIn profile, include in your email signature and more.

For more information on accessing your digital badge and certificate, email credentials@ifma.org.


To those that
make it possible

A special thanks to all of the volunteers of the Certificate Commission who help solidify
IFMA credentials as the world-leading education for facility managers.

  • Christopher Hodges, P.E., CFM, FMP, RRC, LEED AP, IFMA Fellow
  • Paul Ratkovic, CFM, FMP, IFMA Fellow
  • Bill Conley, CFM, FMP, SFP, ProFM, LEED AP, IFMA Fellow
  • Zachary Farrar, CFM 
  • Vaughn Halliday, MSc., CFM, FMP, SFP, PMP, ProFM, AssocRICS, LEED Green Assoc
  • Jomy Jacob Jo, CFM, SFP
  • Lesley Koehler, CFM, FMP, SFP

Still unsure? We’ll help you find your training.

Our Career Compass quiz or Self Assessment tool will help you find the FM training that’s right for you.

Career Compass

2-minute quiz to get
course recommendations

Self Assessment Tool

Two-hour self-assessment
to target knowledge gaps

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