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Facility Management Professional™ (FMP®)

October 2023

IFMA’s FMP is a knowledge-based credential for FM professionals 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 7,200 professionals worldwide who have improved their knowledge, enhanced their skills, and gained immediate credibility with employers, clients, and peers. Internationally recognized and industry-trusted for almost 15 years, the FMP goes where you go and comes with a Digital Badge for safe online recognition & instant verification. 

No pre-requisites and no renewal costs. Once earned, you’re an FMP for life!

Increase your skillset, build credibility, gain a competitive edge, network with other FM professionals. IFMA’s FMP is for facility management professionals, those who work with FM’s and those who work in related industries seeking to advance in the FM field. It’s an opportunity to develop the knowledge and skills that facility management employers are demanding while proving to your current and prospective employers that your abilities meet or exceed industry-wide standards.

How do I earn the FMP?


The IFMA FMP Credential Program is the only tool you’ll need to earn your FMP credential. The program will help you gain a solid understanding of the facility management profession, develop the knowledge and skills demanded by employers and, ultimately, earn the FMP credential!

 Who should pursue the FMP?

  • FM practitioners looking to increase their depth of knowledge in  the core FM topics deemed critical by employers.

  • Individuals who are transitioning into the FM profession.

  • Related-industry practitioners such as architects, designers and safety engineers.

  • Facility-related product and service providers

How will my employer benefit?


  • 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.

  • Save money and monitor progress with volume discounts and group reporting tools.

What will I learn?


As a result of the most recent IFMA global job task analysis, the following four knowledge domains were deemed critical to the foundation of knowledge required of facility managers, and therefore are taught and tested by the IFMA FMP Credential Program®:


  • Operations and Maintenance

  • Project Management

  • Finance and Business

  • Leadership and Strategy

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