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The training you need to
have the career you want

IFMA credentials and online learning help facility professionals from all backgrounds and experience levels develop the skills and mastery needed for career advancement.

The training you need to
have the career you want

IFMA credentials and online learning help facility professionals from all backgrounds and experience levels develop the skills and mastery needed for career advancement.

Don't leave your career up to chance. Take control of your future starting now.

Serious facility professionals know that to succeed in FM, you must be dedicated to continually improving yourself and those around you. And, that improvement comes from a commitment to upskilling and staying informed.

IFMA credentials and training can help you do just that.

Skills you need to succeed in FM


A solid foundation in the fundamentals of FM


Passion for learning and staying up-to-date on industry trends


Focus and determination to make an impact in your organization


Confidence in your expertise verified by credentials

We’ve trained experts from some of the world’s largest companies

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Master the 11 core competencies of facility management

Facility managers have comprehensive knowledge across a broad range of topics.

Finance & Business
Operations & Maintenance
Leadership & Strategy
Project Management
Performance & Quality
Occupancy & Human Factors
Risk Management

Learn how you learn best

Multiple convenient options for you to learn at your own pace.


Virtual Live Courses

Bring the classroom to the computer and connect with instructors and classmates in real time while studying in a virtual setting.


Online e-Learning

Too busy for dedicated classroom learning? No problem. Use our online e-Learning platform and study at your own pace.


In-person Classroom

For those who learn best in a traditional classroom setting, enroll in one of our certified, instructor-led courses and study in person.

Credentials and certification for all experience levels

Our education is developed by world-class experts and draws on our 40+ years of leading the industry.


Facility Management Professional (FMP)

Gain the skills you need. This is a great course for business professionals and others new to the facility management industry.

What You’ll Learn

  • Best practices for managing your facilities
  • Effective strategies and critical thinking skills
  • The four pillar areas of study for a strong foundation

Sustainability Facility Professional (SFP)

Develop your expertise in sustainable facility management practices. Great for new and experienced FMs.

What You’ll Learn

  • Sustainability best practices, solutions and strategies
  • How to incorporate sustainable practices into your facility
  • How to optimize resources to impact the triple bottom line
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Certified Facility Manager (CFM)

Assess your knowledge and understanding across all 11 FM core competencies and get the certification that sets the industry standard of competence of practicing facility managers.


What You'll Gain

  • Mastery of a global standard of knowledge
  • Credibility through validating your expertise
  • The pinnacle achievement of FM professionals

What others are saying about our training

Brush up on key FM concepts or explore new topics

Essentials of FM

Learn the language of facility management and start your career off right.
Great for anyone new to facility management.

What You’ll Learn

  • How to schedule and accomplish daily FM tasks
  • Core topic areas of Facility Management
  • Tactical planning and key terminology
Learn more about Essentials

Online Learning Academy

Access dozens of high-quality courses and training videos that span important
facility management topics.

Some of the topics available:

  • Fundamentals of Corporate Real Estate
  • Workplace & People Management
  • Annual and Capital Budgeting
Learn more about online courses

Show the world that you’re serious about your career

All credential holders receive verifiable, digital badges to showcase their achievement and increase their credibility.

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IFMA Credentials offer proven, unrivaled results for your career

Experience incredible opportunity and growth potential matched by no other provider.

16:1 Return of Investment

The average five-year return on investment of IFMA credentials is 16:1 for credential holders*

$5,400+ Avg. Salary Increase

On average, IFMA credentials lead to a US$5,400 salary increase within the first year*

#1057 ANSI-Accredited**

Respected throughout
the industry.
ANSI accreditation is nationally and internationally recognized as a mark of quality.

* Based on IFMA's ROI Credential Salary Report. Learn more.
** IFMA is accredited by ANSI under ANSI/ASTM E2659-09. Learn more.


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