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Individual competency courses give you flexibility and convenience as you expand your FM knowledge and develop the skills you need for success
Bespoke professional development is essential. Access on-demand training to master core competencies for effective built environment management
Develop hard and soft skills, delivered in a flexible, online format built to work on your schedule.
No cookie-cutter, generic training or unnecessary content. Our courses allow you to fill critical knowledge gaps.
Buy the courses that will help you the most and customize your learning journey to fit your schedule.
IFMA courses offer professionals the opportunity to earn CEUs to help maintain credentials.
Demonstrate your training and knowledge with verifiable digital badges that boost your credibility.
Each course is full of valuable insights and information, ensuring you get the absolutely best training available.
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Individual courses are accessible for an entire calendar year. Take your time and learn at your own pace.
Our expert instructional designers have developed a comprehensive learning experience to help you test your knowledge and build on subsequent lessons as you work toward subject mastery.
The flexibility of IFMA individual courses means you can study and learn what you want when you want, reducing stress and saving you time and money.
If you’re a member of an IFMA strategic partner, learn about our partner discount eligibility.View our GSA pricing document.
Learn essential finance and business practices and how
they integrate with FM
Effectively manage your facilities
Lead the FM organization as an invaluable decision-maker
Confidently manage facility projects from start to finish
Master principles of space management, construction management and major project management
Understand efficient resource management with a long-term focus
Understand how to leverage modern tools and techniques for today’s workplaces
Learn the fundamental knowledge and skills to be an effective and efficient communicator
Understand the vulnerabilities of the organization’s structures and infrastructure
Learn employee engagement and culture and crafting workplace experiences
Learn to provide critical insights that apply to quality-related
Online, self-paced courses to master the four foundational skill areas for facility management professionals
Course materials for the Facility Management Professional Bundle plus virtual instruction with IFMA Qualified Instructors
Gain expertise in the 7 non-FMP core competencies so you can upskill and thrive in the built environment
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.
The SFP program as well as the FMP program have been very beneficial to my development by providing the knowledge and tools to enhance my workplace by providing creative and new ideas. These programs have also shown to my leadership the benefits by providing confidence and weight to the ideas brought before leadership.
The CFM gave me a lot of confidence in myself, because I always perceived that I wasn’t smart enough or not good enough as other people were, women especially. So, for me, it was it made me feel really good and so I started to behave that way with other people.
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.
As an FM leader, you have to be a lifelong learner through continuous training. Training isn’t an option anymore, it’s a must-have! It allows employees to acquire new skills, sharpen existing ones, boost productivity, and be future leaders.
Planon has been fortunate to work closely with IFMA over the years to help real estate professionals and facility managers improve their businesses. We truly value our partnership and membership with IFMA as global leaders in the FM industry. Through IFMA educational events, tradeshows, and other networking programs, we’re able to not only provide thought leadership, but also solutions that contribute to the digitization of FM and help move the industry forward.
IFMA is a fantastic community and resource for facility managers. As a Corporate Sustaining Partner, we have many unique and compelling opportunities to strengthen our relationship with facility managers in an environment they know and trust. The IFMA partnership team is a valued extension of our team and consistently overdelivers for us.
Review the 11 Core Competencies or download the CFM Exam Prep Guide to determine which competencies need additional study.
No. You can choose whatever courses you need to fill your FM knowledge gaps.
IFMA is excited to offer live, online instructor-led courses. Join classes today to learn from industry experts. If you don’t see a class available in a specific competency, please email email@example.com.
Coursework, training and/or preparation is not required for the CFM exam. However, taking all 11 competency courses* is a thorough, optional resource to prepare for the CFM exam.
*Completing the 11 competency courses does not guarantee a passing score on the CFM exam. Learn more about CFM eligibility >
Yes! Contact firstname.lastname@example.org for special pricing for teams of two (2) or more.
Those who hold the FMP credential and are an IFMA member can purchase the entire core competency course bundle (non-FMP courses) at a deep discount. Contact email@example.com to receive your discount if you qualify!
Our Sustainability course is an introduction to sustainable FM and resource management to increase your knowledge base. Those who pass the final exam earn a certificate of completion.
The SFP credential is a deeper dive in applying sustainable facility practices to form strategies that increase efficiencies and support a more sustainable corporate culture to improve the triple bottom line: people, planet and profit. A lifelong credential is earned by those who successfully pass the final exam.
If you purchase the Sustainability course you can receive a dollar-for-dollar credit toward the total cost of the SFP. Emailcorporateconnections@ifma.orgto learn more.
IFMA established 11 core competencies of facility management through a Global Job Task Analysis (GJTA) which is the largest, most authoritative and comprehensive survey conducted for the FM industry. Thousands of FMs across the world participated in an impartial survey, identifying the 11 core competencies of FM known as IFMA’s Body of Knowledge. IFMA’s ANSI and IACET accredited training is validated by global research, subject matter experts and over 40 years of industry leadership.
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