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The education and 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

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A solid foundation in the fundamentals of FM

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

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Focus and determination to make an impact in your organization

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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
Communications
Performance & Quality
Technology
Occupancy & Human Factors
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Risk Management
Sustainability

Learn how you learn best 

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

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Virtual Live Courses

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

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Online e-Learning

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

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

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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

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Stewart Livsie, CFM, FMP

Manager, Maintenance & Construction, The University of New Mexico

“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.”

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Sarah Reiter, FMP

Office Administrator; Habitat for Humanity of Metro Denver

“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.”

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Estrella Martinez, FMP

Facilities Operations Specialist, US Court of Appeals for Veteran Claims

“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.”

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Geoff Williams, CFM, FMP, SFP, IFMA Fellow

Director, Operations, Angus Consulting Management Limited

“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!”

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Jan Cunningham, CFM

Facilities Manager and Director; Waters & Kraus LLP

“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.”

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Cynthia Smith

Facility Manager; Bradshaw District at County of Sacramento Department of General Services

“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
Learn more about Essentials
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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
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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.

15:1 Return of Investment

The average five-year return on investment of IFMA credentials is 15:1 for credential holders*

$6,000+ Avg. Salary Increase

On average, IFMA credentials lead to a US$6,000 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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