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IFMA-RICS Credentials and qualifications

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


Earn the Must-Have credential in facility management.

For facility management professionals and industry suppliers.

Increase your depth-of-knowledge in the core FM topics deemed critical by employers.

Four courses teach the core topics of facility management.

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Establish sustainability FM knowledge and practices.

For all FM and like-minded professionals with an interest in sustainable practices.

Develop and gain recognition for your expertise in sustainable FM practices while impacting your organization's triple bottom line.

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Earn recognition for your expertise.

For experienced FM professionals meeting education and experience requirements.

The most respected global credential in facility management. Earn distinction, demonstrate your expertise and increase your earning potential.

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Featured Courses

More info Essentials of Facility Management
The Essentials of Facility Management is a series of training workshops designed to meet the educational needs of FM professionals in global FM markets. These interactive workshops focus on basic concepts that describe the field of facility management and how it can be of value to an organization. The primary goal is to address the participant’s role in the tactical planning for how to schedule and accomplish daily FM tasks that support the operation of an organization’s facilities. Successful completion of all three training workshops will grant a certificate of completion. To view detailed information for each module, click on the titles in the boxes to the right
More info Career Compass
The IFMA-RICS suite of credentials and professional qualifications provides a path for entry and advancement into facilities management, offering opportunities for every career stage.
If you’re wondering which credential or professional qualification is right for you, please use the Career Compass to guide you to a path that will lead you to your next FM career destination.


Our portfolio

$80.00
Introduction to Operations and Maintenance

In this module, facility managers will be introduced to key concepts of FM operations and maintenance.

$30.00
Smart Tools for Smarter Maintenance
In this session, you will explore predictive technologies from vibration analysis to laser alignment, and review the benefits of predictive maintenance.
$150.00
CFM Practice Exam
The CFM Practice Exam is for candidates of IFMA’s Certified Facility Manager® (CFM®) certification. The practice exam is intended to give candidates an idea of what to expect in terms of the type of exam questions and the experience of taking a timed, computer-based exam.
$80.00
Introduction to Facility Management

In this module, facility managers will be introduced to key concepts of facility management that range from the role they play in the organization to the skill sets and competencies required to effectively perform their work.

$80.00
Work Management Tools in Facility Management

In this module, facility managers will explore various work management tools utilized in an FM organization. Addressing the role of productivity in the effective management of facilities, the determination and calculation of productivity metrics is discussed along with the basics of automated work management.

$80.00
Managing and Tracking Customer Relations in Facility Management

In this module, facility managers will gain an understanding of how to meet customer expectations and increase client satisfaction, addressing different methods of collecting customer feedback and techniques for processing both positive and negative customer feedback.

$590.00
Essentials of Facility Management Series

The Essentials of Facility Management is a series of training workshops designed to meet the educational needs of FM professionals in global FM markets. 

$30.00
From Manager to Leader: What Makes the Top 2% Successful
In this session, you will explore the psychology of leadership to enhance your ability to self-manage and lead others. Change your perception of yourself to create a more global perspective of your work world and how to position yourself as an emerging leader.
$30.00
The Ultimate Savings: Life Cycle BIM for Facility Management
In this session, you will learn how facility management supported by building information modeling (BIM) technology can save facility managers time and potentially reduce maintenance costs throughout the life cycle of the facility.
$30.00
A Shark Tank Survival Guide for the FM
In this session, you will explore important strategies and behaviors necessary to gain access and consideration surrounding any issue and especially a newly developed idea from the FM.
$30.00
The Language of Metrics How FMs Measure Success
In this session, the FM researchers will discuss how to use the language of metrics that will simplify, justify, and become a powerful tool for FM professionals today and into the future.
$30.00
Building Information Model (BIM) Fundamentals
In this session, you will review the essential processes and value proposition of implementing BIM for enhanced life cycle facility management.