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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 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.

$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
Managing Contractors in Facility Management

In this module, facility managers will review different types of facility contracts and how to use them to enhance the FM function, addressing the steps necessary to write a request for proposal and ways to achieve successful partnerships with service providers.

$250.00
Performance Management in Facilities: Measuring What’s Most Important

In this course, you will focus on various methodologies to develop the strategy and framework for a performance management system for facilities.

$30.00
The Power of a Coaching Culture in Facilities Management
This session will explore the theory and skills behind effective coaching and how to apply this to every day FM situations. In the ever changing and demanding FM environment, a coaching culture is imperative to ensuring alignment, knowledge management and leadership development.
$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. 

$80.00
Fundamentals of Corporate Real Estate

The CoRE Fundamentals e-learning course and certificate programme is offered by CoreNet Global in association with RICS. CoreNet Global is the world's leading association for corporate real estate (CRE) and workplace professionals, service providers and economic developers.

$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
Ergonomics Programs For FMs: Why Ergonomics Needs to be in Facilities
In this session, you will explore the evolution of one of the most effective ergonomics programs in the United States, addressing the importance of FM-led ergonomics programs for organization-wide integration that contributes to enhanced overall business success.
$30.00
A Total Life Cycle Approach Enabling Efficient, Effective, and Economic Built Space Functionality
In this session, you will learn the value to leadership in the FM’s ability to apply consistent decision-making criteria to align their facility asset portfolio to achieve organizational goals and objectives.
$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.
$80.00
Applying Work Management to Building Systems

In this module, facility mangers will learn how to apply work management principles to building systems in facilities.