IFMA's Pre-Conference Courses and Workshops

Oct. 12-15, 2019

Phoenix Convention Center, Phoenix, AZ, USA

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

IFMA’s credentials can help you gain the knowledge, skills, and credibility you need to take your career to the next level. Pre-Conference credential courses, held in conjunction with IFMA’s World Workplace, are a convenient way to meet your professional development goals in one place, at one time.

Added Values of Pre-Conference Credential Courses:

  • Taught by IFMA Qualified Instructors with FM experience
  • Includes the cost of digital and/or printed materials (unless otherwise noted)
  • Students can ask questions in real time
  • Benefit from additional credential program insights
  • Students to learn together in a classroom setting

All prices shown are in US dollars.

Facility Management Professional™ Courses

Begin or complete program requirements to earn your FMP. Only available at IFMA’s World Workplace, the FMP Course combines the FMP Learning System (up to $2,050 value) with a two-days of instruction by an IFMA Qualified Instructor (included in the price of the session). Get more value for one low price.  Each course focuses on one of the four sections of the FMP. Gain valuable FMP program insight, discuss real-world examples and ask important questions before completing your credential with self-study after the session at your own pace at home. 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

Pricing includes the FMP module:

Dates Time Course Member Price Nonmember Price GSA Price
Oct. 12-13, 2019 8:00 am – 5:00 pm Operations and Maintenance Course $700 $900 $679
Oct. 14-15, 2019 8:00 am – 5:00 pm Leadership and Strategy Course $700 $900 $679
Oct. 12-13, 2019 8:00 am – 5:00 pm Project Management Course $700 $900 $679
Oct. 14-15, 2019 8:00 am – 5:00 pm Finance and Business Course $700 $900 $679

Pricing does not include the FMP module:

Dates Time Course Member Price Nonmember Price GSA Price
Oct. 12-13, 2019 8:00 am – 5:00 pm Operations and Maintenance Course $500 $700 $487
Oct. 14-15, 2019 8:00 am – 5:00 pm Leadership and Strategy Course $500 $700 $487
Oct. 12-13, 2019 8:00 am – 5:00 pm Project Management Course $500 $700 $487
Oct. 14-15, 2019 8:00 am – 5:00 pm Finance and Business Course $500 $700 $487

Sustainability Facility Professional® Starter Session

Get a head start on earning your SFP! Only available at IFMA’s World Workplace, the SFP Starter Session combines the SFP Learning System – Strategy and Alignment for Sustainable Facility Management (up to $795 value) with a two-day review of key concepts with an IFMA Qualified Instructor (included in the price of the session). Get more value for one low price. Gain valuable SFP program insight to implement on-the-job immediately. Learn the material with additional discussion about real-world examples and ask important questions before completing your credential with self-study after the session at your own pace at home. 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

Pricing includes the SFP Strategy and Alignment module:

Dates Time Course Member Price Nonmember Price GSA Price
Oct. 13-14, 2019 8:00 am – 5:00 pm Focus AreasStrategy & Alignment for Sustainable Facility Management $700 $900 $679

 

Pricing does not include the SFP Strategy and Alignment module:

Dates Time Course Member Price Nonmember Price GSA Price
Oct. 13-14, 2019 8:00 am – 5:00 pm Focus AreasStrategy & Alignment for Sustainable Facility Management $500 $700 $487

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: IIncludes your copy of the valuable FM Learning System materials, IFMA’s complete body of FM knowledge developed by IFMA and a team of subject matter experts. Deepen your understanding of the 11 competencies of the facility management body of knowledge, understand key areas of the exam and review terms and definitions. Additionally, you’ll review the overall methodology of the CFM Exam and practice applying FM knowledge and critical thinking through practice exam questions.
  • One-day Exam Prep Workshop: A great option for those who are already studying confidently on their own or just want more insight into CM Exam-taking strategies. 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, California

Dates Time Course Member Price Nonmember Price GSA Price
Oct. 13-15, 2019 8:00 am – 5:00 pm CFM Exam Prep Workshop Plus (3-day) FM Learning System included $1,195 $1,395 $1,195.15
Oct. 13-15, 2019 8:00 am – 5:00 pm CFM Exam Prep Workshop (3-day) FM Learning System not included $995 $1,195 $965.15
Oct. 15, 2019 8:00 am – 5:00 pm CFM Exam Prep Workshop (1-day) $295 $495 $286.15

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.

 Pricing includes Essentials of FM series:

Dates Time Course Member Price Nonmember Price
Oct. 13-15, 2019 8:00 am – 5:00 pm Essentials of Facility Management Workshop (3-day)

  • Introduction to FM and Essentials of FM: Operations and Maintenance Workshop Series
  • Work Management in Facilities Workshop Series
$795 $995

Pricing does not include Essentials of FM series:

Dates Time Course Member Price Nonmember Price
Oct. 13-15, 2019 8:00 am – 5:00 pm Essentials of Facility Management Workshop (3-day)

  • Introduction to FM and Essentials of FM: Operations and Maintenance Workshop Series
  • Work Management in Facilities Workshop Series
$595 $795

Building Sustainable Processes with Facility Management Standards

Standards provide essential strategic tools to reduce costs by minimizing waste and errors and increasing productivity. Facility managers have been working since 2012 to develop international standards that provide practical guidance and methodologies to ensure the value FM services.

Facility Management: an “organizational function which integrates people, place and process within the Built Environment with the purpose of improving the quality of life of people and the productivity of the core business” [source: ISO 41011:2017]

ISO 41000 is a game changer and provides a framework for FM and impacts on the efficiency and productivity of organizations and associated individuals. Attendees will be provided with a full understanding of the basis for the ISO 41000 series of FM standards and framework and its implications for the profession. The session will also will walk participants through the framework for an ISO Management System Standard (MSS) by introducing ISO 41001, Facility management – Management systems – Requirements with guidance for use, the first standard of its kind to provide a framework to achieve FM objectives in terms of service quality, efficiency and performance.

  • Understand the value of a consensus-based approach and how standards benefit industry and the community.
  • Understand the ISO management system standard framework and commonalities.
  • Recognize the benefits of ISO certification using a management system standard.
  • Learn how to prepare for the ISO 41001 FM management systems standard to be applied to your organization.
Dates Time Course Member Price Nonmember Price
Oct. 15, 2019 8:00 am – 5:00 pm Comprehensive Review into ISO Management Systems $295 $495

IFMA is authorized by IACET to offer a total of 9.5 CEUs if the FMP series is completed via instructor-led courses.

 

 

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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