IFMA's Credential Courses

Sept. 26 – Sept. 30, 2020
McCormick Center
Chicago, Illinois, USA

Held in conjunction with IFMA’s World Workplace, pre-conference courses and workshops are a convenient way to meet your professional development goals in one place, at one time. All prices shown are in U.S. dollars.

Take your career to the next level.

Benefit from expert training, real-time Q&A and peer support as you work toward earning an internationally recognized credential. Select from FMP® and SFP® courses, a CFM® Exam Prep Workshop or one of seven core competency pilot courses – a great option for those who want to expand their knowledge in a specific FM area.

Taught by IFMA Qualified Instructors, live classroom courses offer immediate answers and insights, and the opportunity to discuss challenges and discover solutions with colleagues

Only available at IFMA’s World Workplace

  • FMP courses combine the corresponding e-learning course (up to US$815 value) with two days of instruction by an IFMA qualified instructor (both included in the price of the session)
  • 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 led by an IFMA Qualified Instructor (both included in the price of the session).
  • Core Competency Pilot Courses: New stand-alone courses for 7 of the 11 core competencies that facility professionals should master prior to sitting for the CFM Exam Core Competency Pilot Courses combine the corresponding e-learning course (up to US$515) with one day of instruction by an IFMA Qualified Instructor.
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2-day Facility Management Professional™ Courses

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Begin or complete program requirements to earn the must-have credential for your profession. Each course focuses on one of the four sections of the FMP. Learn more.

  • More value for one low price: Only available at IFMA’s World Workplace, the FMP courses combine the corresponding e-learning course (up to US$815 value) with two days of instruction by an IFMA qualified instructor (both included in the price of the session)
  • Added value: Classroom courses allow you to ask essential questions and discuss real-world examples.
  • All candidates must pass the final assessment at the end of each module. Candidates must complete all four modules before submitting the FMP application and application fee.

Pricing below includes the FMP module:

No additional purchase necessary. Price includes the on-site classroom course, access to the e-learning module and print materials.

Dates Time Course Member Price Nonmember Price GSA Price
Sept. 26-27, 2020 8:00 am – 5:00 pm Leadership and Strategy Course $980 $1,260 $679
Sept. 26-27, 2020 8:00 am – 5:00 pm Project Management Course $980 $1,260 $679
Sept. 28-29, 2020 8:00 am – 5:00 pm Operations and Maintenance Course $980 $1,260 $679
Sept. 28-29, 2020 8:00 am – 5:00 pm Finance and Business Course $980 $1,260 $679

Pricing below is for the classroom course only:

For registrants who pre-purchased the FMP module.

Dates Time Course Member Price Nonmember Price GSA Price
Sept. 26-27, 2020 8:00 am – 5:00 pm Leadership and Strategy Course $700 $980 $487
Sept. 26-27, 2020 8:00 am – 5:00 pm Project Management Course $700 $980 $487
Sept. 28-29, 2020 8:00 am – 5:00 pm Operations and Maintenance Course $700 $980 $487
Sept. 28-29, 2020 8:00 am – 5:00 pm Finance and Business Course $700 $980 $487
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2-day Sustainability Facility Professional® Starter Session

Get a head start on earning your SFP. Gain recognition and credibility as an informed champion with a unique sustainability skill set. Learn more.

  • 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 led by an IFMA Qualified Instructor (both included in the price of the session).
  • Added value: Classroom courses allow you to ask essential questions and discuss real-world examples.
  • All candidates must pass the final assessment at the end of each module. Candidates must complete all three modules before submitting the SFP application and application fee.

Pricing below includes the SFP Strategy and Alignment module:

No additional purchase necessary. Price includes the on-site classroom course, access to the e-learning module and print materials.

Dates Time Course Member Price Nonmember Price GSA Price
Sept. 28-29, 2020 8:00 am – 5:00 pm Focus Areas Strategy & Alignment for Sustainable Facility Management $980 $1,260 $679

 

Pricing below is for the classroom course only:

For registrants who pre-purchased the SFP Strategy and Alignment module.

Dates Time Course Member Price Nonmember Price GSA Price
Sept. 28-29, 2020 8:00 am – 5:00 pm Focus Areas Strategy & Alignment for Sustainable Facility Management $700 $980 $487
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Certified Facility Manager® Optional Exam Prep

Prepare to earn the most respected certification in FM. Taught by experienced CFMs, these workshops present tools and techniques that can lead to success on the exam. Learn more.

  • Exam Prep Workshop: Ideal for those who are already studying confidently on their own or want more insight into 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.
  • New! Core Competency Pilot Courses: IFMA is excited to introduce new stand-alone courses for 7 of the 11 core competencies that facility professionals should master prior to sitting for the CFM Exam.
  • Added value: Classroom courses allow you to ask essential questions and discuss real-world examples.

Dates Time Course Member Price Nonmember Price GSA Price
Sept. 29, 2020 8:00 am – 5:00 pm CFM Exam Prep Workshop (1-day) $495 $690 $286.15

Core Competency Pilot Courses*

The majority of CFM candidates who pass the exam have breadth and depth of experience in at least 7 of the 11 FM core competencies; most have some exposure to the other four areas. Those seeking a better command of a specific competency will benefit from focused learning in one of the following full-day courses. Facility professionals seeking elevated knowledge to meet greater demands will also benefit. Led by experienced CFMs and recognized industry leaders, these in-person courses are currently available exclusively at World Workplace.

*As this is the first delivery of these courses in an instructor-led format, they are being identified as “pilot courses” (pilot pricing is reflected). You will have the opportunity to provide valuable feedback to shape how these courses are delivered in the future.

Dates Time Course Member Price Nonmember Price
Sept. 26, 2020 IFMA’s Occupancy and Human Factors Course taught by Patrick Okamura $249 $349
Sept. 27, 2020 IFMA’s Real Estate Course taught by Edmond P. Rondeau $249 $349
Sept. 27, 2020 IFMA’s Performance and Quality Course taught by Patrick Okamura $249 $349
Sept. 27, 2020 IFMA’s Facility Information Management and Technology Course taught by Geoff Williams $249 $349
Sept. 28, 2020 IFMA’s Communications Course taught by Teena Shouse $249 $349
Sept. 28, 2020 IFMA’s Risk Management Course taught by Stephen Brown $249 $349

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.