Facility Management Professional Credential

The must-have credential for facility managers

 

IFMA’s Facility Management Professional® (FMP®) designation is the must-have credential for facility management (FM) professionals and industry suppliers looking to increase their depth-of-knowledge in the core FM topics deemed critical by employers. Those who earn the FMP credential will improve their knowledge, enhance their skills, and gain immediate credibility with employers, clients and peers.

About the Program

What Will You Learn?

With the help of our expert instructor and the comprehensive reading materials, you will explore the topics deemed critical by employers and practitioners worldwide.

Operations and Maintenance

  • Introduction to Operations and Maintenance
  • Assess Facility Needs
  • Manage/Oversee Operations and Maintenance of Building, Systems and Equipment
  • Manage/Oversee Occupant Services
  • Select the Best Resources
  • Measure and Optimize Operations and Maintenance Performance

Project Management

  • Introduction to Project Management
  • Define Projects
  • Plan Projects
  • Manage and Oversee Projects
  • Close Projects

Finance and Business

  • Finance and Business in the Facility Organization
  • Financial Management of the Facility Organization
  • Procurement in the Facility Organization
  • Contracts in the Facility Organization

Leadership and Strategy

  • Plan Strategically
  • Lead and Manage the Facility Organization
  • Provide Leadership to the Entire Organization

Who Should Become an FMP?

  • Facility management practitioners looking to increase their depth-of-knowledge in the foundational FM topics deemed critical by employers.
  • Individuals who are transitioning into the FM profession.
  • Related-industry practitioners such as architects, designers and safety engineers.
  • Facility-related product and service providers.
  • Students entering the profession from colleges, universities, certificate or technical programs.
  • LEED professionals seeking continuing education hours.
  • Federal employees and contractors looking to comply with the Federal Buildings Personnel Training Act (FBPTA).
     

Course Fees

Course Schedules

Spring 2018 Course

 

This program runs Friday evenings and Saturdays


Fridays, January 19 to March 2, 2018 from 6 - 9pm
Saturdays, January 20 to March 3, 2018 from 8:30 am - 4:30 pm

Villanova University Main Campus

Course Materials

Not only will you enhance your FM knowledge and skills, and qualify for the FMP credential (upon successful completion of the four online final assessments), course materials are provided and will serve as an ongoing reference for facility management practices. The course investment includes all course materials and FMP final assessments, but does not cover the FMP application fee.

Materials include:

  • Printed and e-version course materials
  • Interactive online study tools
  • Online FMP final assessments


 

Value of the FMP® Credential

  • The FMP can help you gain a competitive advantage and improve your job performance through education and recognition.
  • Build practical skills you can apply to your job immediately, resulting in cost-savings and added value to your organization.
  • Earn professional credibility and recognition from current and potential employers, clients, work teams and peers.
  • Earn LEED Maintenance CE credits: LEED Professionals can earn 60 general continuing education hours upon completion of the full FMP program or 15 hours per individual course.
  • Earn IFMA-issued CEUs.

 

 

 

By enrolling in this course, you’ll benefit from:

  • An experienced instructor who presents the IFMA FMP Credential Program materials in an easy-to-understand format.
  • Training close to home.
  • A structured learning environment to keep you on schedule.
  • Opportunity to build your peer network.
 

Employers: Ensure the Competency of Your Team - On-site Training Available!

By enrolling your employees in the program, you will:

  • Establish a common foundation of knowledge and vocabulary throughout your team.
  • Ensure the competency and professionalism of your employees.
  • Contribute to your organization's competitive advantage.
  • Improve staff retention and loyalty with a proven commitment to employee growth and career advancement.
  • Inspire your staff to strive for excellence.

Why Enroll in a Live Course?

By enrolling in this course, you’ll benefit from:

  • An experienced instructor who presents the IFMA FMP Credential Program materials in an easy-to-understand format.
  • Training close to home.
  • A structured learning environment to keep you on schedule.
  • Opportunity to build your peer network.
 

Employers: Ensure the Competency of Your Team - On-site Training Available!

By enrolling your employees in the program, you will:

  • Establish a common foundation of knowledge and vocabulary throughout your team.
  • Ensure the competency and professionalism of your employees.
  • Contribute to your organization's competitive advantage.
  • Improve staff retention and loyalty with a proven commitment to employee growth and career advancement.
  • Inspire your staff to strive for excellence.

 

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