Facility Management Professional™

Earn the must-have FMP credential



FMP® Certificate

IFMA’s Facility Management Professional (FMP®) designation is a knowledge-based credential for FM professionals and industry suppliers looking to increase their depth-of-knowledge in the core FM topics deemed critical by employers. By earning the must-have FMP credential, you will join over 10,000 professionals worldwide who have improved their knowledge, enhanced their skills, and gained immediate credibility with employers, clients and peers.

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How do I earn the FMP?

The IFMA FMP Credential Program is the only tool you’ll need to earn your FMP® credential. The FMP® Credential Program is made up of the four (4) core FM topics deemed critical by employers:

1. IFMA's Operations & Maintenance Course

2. IFMA's Finance & Business Course

3. IFMA's Leadership & Strategy Course

4. IFMA's Project Management Course

After successful completion of the modules and 4 final assessments, the student can submit the FMP® Application and payment form to attain the FMP® credential.

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ANSI Accredited

IFMA is an ANSI-Accredited Certificate Issuer - Accreditation #1057. IFMA is accredited to issue the FMP and SFP Certificate to those successfully completing the FMP and SFP Certificate Program by the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) under ANSI/ASTM E2659-09. ANSI is the official U.S. representative to the International Organization for Standardization (ISO). ANSI accreditation is nationally and internationally recognized as a mark of quality. It assures companies, customers and the general public that a certificate holder has completed the prescribed course of study in a manner that represents the best in quality education and training.



Why pursue the FMP credential?

  • NEW BENEFIT!: Digital Badge for safe online recognition & instant verification.**
  • The average five-year return on investment of IFMA credentials is 15:1 for credential holders*
  • On average, IFMA credentials lead to a US$6,000 salary increase within the first year*
  • Internationally recognized and industry-trusted for almost 15 years, the FMP goes where you go
  • IFMA is an ANSI Accredited Program Certificate Issuer – Accreditation Number 1057
  • No pre-requisites and no renewal costs. Once earned, you’re an FMP for life!
  • The FMP is brought to you by IFMA, a non-profit organization that grows by empowering facility professionals worldwide

Why should employers support the FMP?

  • 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.
  • Corporate/group training options and discounts are available.

CEU points:

  • Finance and Business: 1.5
  • Leadership and Strategy: 1.4
  • Operations and Maintenance: 1.5
  • Project Management: 1.3

CFM Maintenance points: 0

*According to the IFMA sponsored research report, “Evaluating the Value: International Facility Management Association (IFMA) Facility Management Credentials”.

** Learn more about IFMA’s digital badges at http://www.ifma.org/professional-development/digital-credential-badges