Facility Management Professional® (FMP) 

Build your career on a solid foundation.

The must-have credential for all facility management professionals and industry suppliers. IFMA's Facility Management Professional (FMP) designation is a knowledge-based credential that will help to accelerate an FM's transition in the profession and demonstrate a proven comprehension of the foundations of facility management. Four courses focusing on the four main core topics in facility management: 

Operations and Maintenance

  1. Introduction to Operations and Maintenance
  2. Assess Facility Needs
  3. Manage/Oversee Operations and Maintenance of Building, Systems and Equipment
  4. Manage/Oversee Occupant Services
  5. Select the Best Resources
  6. Measure Operations and Maintenance Performance

Project Management

  1. Introduction to Project Management
  2. Define Projects
  3. Plan Projects
  4. Manage and Oversee Projects
  5. Close Projects

Finance and Business

  1. Finance and Business in the Facility Organization
  2. Financial Management of the Facility Organization
  3. Procurement in the Facility Organization
  4. Contracts in the Facility Organization

To earn the FMP, you must pass the online FMP final assessment found at the end of each course. After passing all four final assessments, simply submit your FMP application and fee to IFMA for validation.

FMP (Facility Management Professional)

2019 SCHEDULE: Complete until 2020

Where: University of Colorado Anschultz Medical Campus, 1945 N. Wheeling St., Aurora, CO 80045


  • Operations and Maintenance Competency Course - February 4-6, 2020 (NOW 3 DAYS) REGISTER NOW
  • Project Management Competency Course - March 3 and 4, 2020 REGISTER NOW
  • Finance and Business Essentials Competency Course - April 7 and 8, 2020 REGISTER NOW
  • Leadership and Strategy Essentials Competency Course - May 5 and 6, 2020 REGISTER NOW


FMP NEWSIFMA will be going to their new FMP platform in July 2019. If you previously purchased separate courses, you will not be able to purchase the current FMP course after June 30, 2019.  You will have to complete all four courses under the same platform to obtain the FMP credential.  Questions? Contact our Education Chair.

FMP 2020 Dates: 
1.  Operations and Maintenance Competency Course -  February 4-6, 2020 
2.  Project Management Competency Course -  March 3 and 4, 2020 
3.  Finance and Business Essentials Competency Course - April 7 and 8, 2020 
4.  Leadership and Strategy Essentials Competency Course - May 5 and 6, 2020


FMP Course  $700  One course
FMP All Four 2-Day Courses - $2,400 for all Four Courses or Bundled $2,400