The FMP program has been updated by IFMA to align with the most recent global job task analysis, ensuring that it teaches and tests the knowledge demanded today’s global employers including:
- Operations and Maintenance
- Project Management
- Finance and business essentials
- Leadership and strategy essentials
The FMP leads to certification at the completion of Modules 1-4 above
The FMP credential is developed to teach four knowledge domains which have been updated to align with the results of the most recent IFMA job task analysis.
Module 1: Operations and Maintenance
- Introduction to operations and maintenance
- Assess facility needs
- Manage / oversee operations of building, systems and equipment
- Select the best resources
- Measure and optimize operations and maintenance performance
Module 2: Project Management
- Introduction to project management
- Define projects
- Plan projects
- Manage and oversee projects
- Close projects
Module 3: Finance and business essentials
- Finance and business in the facility organization
- Financial management of the facility organization
- Procurement in the facility organization
- Contracts in the facility organization
Module 4: Leadership and strategy essentials
- Plan strategically
- Lead and manage the facility organization
- Provide leadership to the entire organization
- Deliver all your FM tasks with high level of competency and professionalism.
- Drastically reduce trial and error thereby decreasing operational cost and increasing your organization’s efficiency.
- Highly contribute to your organization’s competitive advantage.
- Improve staff loyalty and retention with a proven commitment to employee growth and career advancement.
- Position your company for more FM jobs both local and international.
- Establish a common foundation of knowledge and vocabulary throughout your team.
Who should pursue the FMPDesignation
- Early to mid-career Facility Management practitioners seeking enhanced knowledge and skills.
- Individuals who are transitioning into the FM profession.
- Related industry practitioners such as architects, estate surveyors, designers and safety engineers.
- Facility-related products and service providers.
- Students entering the profession from colleges, universities, certificate or technical programs.
- LEED Professionals seeking complementary knowledge and GBCI credential maintenance hours