IFMA's Fall Symposium

Advance Your Career with the Must-have Credentials for Your Profession

Oct. 3-9, 2015
Hyatt Regency Denver at Colorado Convention Center

Instructor-led knowledge- and skill-building courses for those interested in continuing FM education and/or achieving one of three globally recognized credentials: CFM®, FMP® and SFP®. Held in conjunction with IFMA’s World Workplace, the symposium is a convenient way to meet your professional development goals in one place, at one time.

All prices shown are in US dollars.

Facility Management Professional Courses

Begin or complete program requirements for your FMP. The courses offered will help you understand and apply the FM knowledge and skills expected by today’s employers. Improve your job performance, add value to your position and enhance your credibility as a facility professional. Learn more.

“The quality and relevance of the FMP course material is excellent. The course content, layout and real world application is very pertinent to the work I perform every day.” – Jaret Leah, FMP, Bus.Mgt.Dipl, Site Coordinator Property Management, Facility Management, The City of Calgary

Dates Course Member Price Nonmember Price GSA Price
Oct. 3-4, 2015 Operations and Maintenance Course $700 $900 $678.05
Oct. 3-4, 2015 Leadership and Strategy Course $700 $900 $678.05
Oct. 5-6, 2015 Project Management Course $700 $900 $678.05
Oct. 5-6, 2015 Finance and Business Course $700 $900 $678.05

Sustainability Facility Professional® Courses

Complete program requirements for your SFP with the full series of courses. Advance your sustainability efforts well beyond facility operations and throughout the entire organization. Understand and apply the strategy, planning and management of a successful sustainability program. Learn more.

“The knowledge you gain from the SFP will turn into dollars and cents for your organization.” – Joe Lampinen, SFP, LEED GA, Green Manufacturing Specialist

Dates Course Member Price Nonmember Price GSA Price
Oct. 4-9, 2015 Focus AreasStrategy & Alignment for Sustainable Facility Management
Managing Sustainable Facilities
Operating Sustainable Facilities
$1,995 $2,295 $1,940.60

Certified Facility Manager® Exam Prep Courses

Prepare to earn the most respected certification in FM. Choose the one-day CFM Exam Prep Workshop or the three-day CFM Exam Prep Workshop Plus. Taught by experienced CFMs, both workshops present tools and techniques that can lead to success on the exam. Learn more.

  • Three-day Workshop Plus: Includes valuable FM Learning System materials addressing two competency areas. Deepen your understanding of these key areas, review terms and definitions, and reference information well after the exam. Developed by IFMA and a team of subject matter experts, the FM Learning System covers the updated facility management body of knowledge.
  • One-day Exam Prep Workshop: Review the methodology of the competency-based exam, practice applying critical thinking skills and discuss the rationales used in practice exam questions.

“Certification has brought me increased recognition by both senior management and my peers. It’s the best thing I've done for my career in a long time." – Patricia A. Holden, CFM, Associate Director, Facilities Management, Quintiles Inc., San Diego, Calif.

Dates Course Member Price Nonmember Price GSA Price
Oct. 4-6, 2015 CFM Exam Prep Workshop Plus (3-day) $1,195 $1,395 $1,161.80
Oct. 6, 2015 CFM Exam Prep Workshop (1-day) $295 $495 $282.25

Essentials of FM Workshops

Explore the roles, responsibilities and core competencies that make up the facility management profession. Examine realistic workplace situations in the global marketplace. IFMA's Essentials of FM Workshops will help you grow in the FM profession and better communicate with members of your FM department or team. Learn more.

Dates Course Member Price Nonmember Price
Oct. 4-6, 2015 Essentials of Facility Management Workshop (3-day)
  • Introduction to FM and Essentials of FM: Operations and Maintenance Workshop Series (Oct. 4-5, 2015)
  • Work Management in Facilities Workshop Series (Oct. 6, 2015)
$795 $995

GSA pricing is available for the FMP, SFP and CFM programs.

IFMA is authorized by IACET to offer a total of 3.8 CEUs for FMP courses. If the SFP series is completed via the instructor-led courses, IFMA will offer 60 CFM maintenance points and is authorized by IACET to offer a total of 7.0 CEUs.


IFMA is An Accredited Program Certificate Issuer – Accreditation Number 1057; the scope of the accreditation includes both the FMP and SFP programs.

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