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
Master the 11 core competencies of facility management
Facility managers have comprehensive knowledge across a broad range of topics.
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.
Too busy for dedicated classroom learning? No problem. Use our online e-Learning platform and study at your own pace.
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
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
“The process of achieving both the FMP and CFM credentials has contributed significantly to my practice of the FM profession, and driven a desire to achieve true operational excellence.”
“I learned so many things that I can immediately take back to my organization. I kind of fell into being an FM without a lot of prior knowledge. I can now confidently return to my org with best practices and recommendations.”
“Because of getting my FMP, I was able to now create a list of what we were going to ask for in our contract, upcoming contract, when we renew. Without the FMP I wouldn’t have been able to know as far as some of the services amenities.”
“I undertook becoming an IFMA Qualified Instructor because I am convinced of the value that IFMA credentials bring to the future leaders of our industry. I am proud to share my applied knowledge in teaching both the FMP and SFP courses!”
“It really made a difference in my job search. Now, I am taken more seriously. It’s like your CPA, only this is the facilities equivalent of a CPA.”
“I can represent any of the core competencies because of my experience in the training that I’ve gotten.”
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
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
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.
IFMA Credentials offer proven, unrivaled results for your career
Experience incredible opportunity and growth potential matched by no other provider.
The average five-year return on investment of IFMA credentials is 16:1 for credential holders*
On average, IFMA credentials lead to a US$5,400 salary increase within the first year*
ANSI accreditation is nationally and internationally recognized as a mark of quality.
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