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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

$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.
$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.
$30.00
Key Performance Indicators What to Measure for Success
In this session, you will learn about the strategies and tools used to measure key performance indicators for organization-wide alignment toward achieving business goals.
$30.00
Energy Management Best Practices and New Energy Saving Technologies
In this session, you will learn to apply critical thinking toward the application of energy management best practices and the link to successful sustainable facility management operations, factors that make new lighting technologies and solar systems viable and suitable applications for the new technologies.
$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.
$30.00
Aligning FM Strategy With the Enterprise
In this session, you will focus on alignment strategies and methods, exploring how a good metrics program supports continuous improvement initiatives as well as an overview of change management principles and strategies.
$30.00
From Sustainable FM to Strategically Sustainable FM
In this session, you will learn how to be your organization’s “Champion” of sustainability by leveraging your facility assets and aligning your sustainable FM strategy with your organization’s overall strategy, current FM and workplace trends and tie them back to sustainability. Also, how to apply big data to think critically about measures and targets that support strategically sustainable FM.
$30.00
Linking FM to Organizational Strategy: How To Develop a Strategic Facility Plan in the New Normal
In this session, you will learn how to leverage your strategic facility planning process to enhance the performance of fixed assets, and learn what you can do to create and communicate a plan that is right for your organization.
$30.00
Technology and the Impact on Sustainable Workplaces
In this session, you will be learn key IT technology techniques that impact sustainable workplaces, the FM role in reporting sustainability metrics & data and understand the role of technology in connecting the workforce to the workplace.
$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
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 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.