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Professional Development

Professional Development

IFMA, in collaboration with the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS), offers FM educational resources for every stage of your career, including credentials, professional qualifications and other problem-solving and knowledge-building educational resources

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Professional development resources

Suite of credentials and professional qualification

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The IFMA-RICS suite of credentials and professional qualifications provides opportunities for entry into and advancement in facility management and combined FM training opportunities, offering a full spectrum of professional development for every career stage from new entrants to experienced professionals.

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Career Compass


Visit the Career Compass, a free planning tool to determine which credential, professional qualification or training program is right for you.

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Manage my Credential (CAMP)

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IFMA’s Credentials Application/Maintenance Program (CAMP) allows you to apply for, complete and maintain your credentials and related information.

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Job Board 

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Whether you’re a seasoned facility manager or just getting started in the profession, browse our JobNet to find the right FM position. You can also post open positions to find the right candidate fit.

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Credentials Registry


Need to verify a claim that someone holds an IFMA credential? Our credentials registry allows you to authenticate FMs’ designations.

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Qualified Instructors


Have you earned the FMP, CFM or SFP? You’re eligible to become an IFMA Qualified Instructor and share your passion, knowledge and experience with the next generation of FMs by teaching IFMA credential and professional development programs in a classroom setting.

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U.S. Government and FBPTA-aligned Courses


Are you a U.S. government employed facility manager looking to further your professional development and meet the requirements of the Federal Buildings Personnel Training Act (PL 111-308)? The Government Services Administration has officially recognized IFMA’s FMP®, SFP® and CFM® credentials as FBPTA-aligned.

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Global Job Task Analysis


IFMA’s Global Job Task Analysis (GJTA) is a process of identifying and validating FM job responsibilities and activities shared worldwide. The GJTA results provide the basis for much of IFMA’s credentials and professional development.

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Credentials Governance


As the official credentials governance bodies of IFMA, the Credentialing Commission and Certification Commission are dedicated to the establishment, maintenance and validation of professional standards for the FM profession.

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