CFM Certified Facility Manager Training

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CFM Certified Facility Manager Training

About IFMA

Founded in 1980, IFMA is the world’s largest and most widely recognized international association for facility management professionals, supporting 24,000 members in more than 100 countries.

The Certified Facility Manager® (CFM) certification /credential sets the industry standard for ensuring the knowledge and competence of practicing facility managers.

IFMA’s certification process is designed to assess competency in the field through work experience, education, and the ability to pass a comprehensive exam that covers 11 competencies that make up the facility management body of knowledge.

Since the program began in 1992, more than 3,100 facility managers from 32 countries have achieved this prestigious recognition.

Total Duration: 40 Hours

Training Mode: Classroom / Virtual Training as per Participants convenience. Both Options are available

Schedule: Weekdays /Weekends as per planned course schedule

CFM Certified Facility Manager Training Course Overview



Who should attend  CFM Certified Facility Manager Training?

Professionals working in the following fields:

  • Facility Management
  • Architecture
  • Design and Safety
  • Operations and Maintenance
  • Project Management
  • Finance and Business
  • Leadership and Strategy
  • Environmental Stewardship and Sustainability
  • Communication and Technology
  • Emergency Preparedness and Business Continuity
  • Human Factors
  • Quality
  • Real Estate and Property Management

CFM Certified Facility Manager Certification Requirements 

Candidates must meet the education and work experience requirements outlined in one of the categories below in order to be eligible to sit for the CFM Exam. Candidates will include this information in the Certified Facility Manager (CFM) Exam application. Once the application is approved, individuals have 90 days to sit for the exam.

Master Degree / Bachelor Degree: 3 Year Experience
Other Degree: 5 Year Experience

Benefits of Attending


The most respected global credential in facility management.

  • The Certified Facility Manager® (CFM) credential sets the industry standard for ensuring the knowledge and competence of practicing facility managers.
  • The CFM is the only global facility management certification available.


  • Assure professional excellence
  • Establish standards for global professional practice
  • Promote the added value of the profession
  • Influence the future direction of the profession

CFM Certified Facility Manager Training

CFM Course Fee – Contact our Expert Consultants

Fee Includes:

  • 36 Hours of  Classroom / Live Virtual Training
  • Complete Set of Study Materials
  • Course completion certificate

Value-Added Benefits

  • Flexible Timings / Evening / Weekend Sessions
  • Industry Experienced, Certified Experts as Faculties
  • Best institute for CFM Certification Training
  • Leading, Pioneer, and Professional Training Center in Qatar, Kuwait, Chennai & Mumbai


Once your CFM Exam application and payment are submitted, IFMA will review your application and you will be notified of the outcome by email. The approval process may take up to 21 business days. Once approved, you will receive an email with instructions for registering for the exam.

  • Competency-Based Exam
  • Duration: 4 Hours, 180 multiple choice questions
  • Delivered via Prometric Testing Centers
  • 70% correct to pass

CFM exam application fee

IFMA members:$550
Non-members: $815

IFMA membership fee:

  • IFMA membership is annual.
  • Professional member / Associate member: US$219

October 2023
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Course Outline

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Competency Areas that define the practice arena of competent facilities practitioners.

Module 1  Communication—Communication plans and processes for both internal and external stakeholders

  • Communication Fundamentals
  • Business Communications That Achieve Results
  • Stakeholder Expectations and Facility Management Communication Plans

Module 2  Finance & Business—Strategic plans, budgets, financial analyses, procurement

  • Finance and Business in the Facility Organization
  • Financial Management of the Facility Organization
  • Procurement in the Facility Organization
  • Contracts in the Facility Organization

Module 3  Quality—Best practices, process improvements, audits, and measurements

  • Fundamentals in Quality Facility Management
  • Quality Measures for the Facility Organization
  • Quality Assessment of Facility Management Services
  • Improvement of Facility Management Work Processes
  • Compliance with Codes, Regulations, Policies, and Standards

Module 4  Real Estate and Property Management—Real estate planning, acquisition, and disposition

  • Real Estate and Property Management Fundamentals
  • Develop and Implement a Real Estate Master Plan
  • Manage Real Estate Assets
  • Acquisition and Divestiture of Real Estate

Module 5  Human Factors—Healthful and Safe environment, security, FM employee development

  • The Human Factor in the Workplace
  • Creating a Healthful, Productive Workplace
  • Creating a Safe and Secure Workplace
  • Employee Development
  • Performance Appraisal
  • Managing for Diversity

Module 6  Project Management—Oversight and management of all projects and related contracts

  • Introduction to Project Management
  • Define Projects
  • Plan Projects
  • Manage and Oversee Projects
  • Close Projects

Module 7  Leadership and Strategy—Strategic planning, organizing, staff, and leading organizations

  • Plan Strategically
  • Lead and Manage the Facility Organization
  • Provide Leadership to the Entire Organization

Module 8  Operations and Maintenance—Building operations and maintenance, occupant services

  • Introduction to Operations and Maintenance
  • Assess Facility Needs
  • Manage/Oversee Operations and Maintenance of Building Systems and Equipment
  • Manage/Oversee Occupant Services
  • Select the Best Resources
  • Measure Operations and Maintenance Performance

Module 9  Emergency Preparedness and Business Continuity Emergency and risk management plans and procedures ( new competency )

  • Overview of Emergency Preparedness and Business Continuity
  • Manage Risk
  • Develop Plans
  • Train, Test, and Drill
  • Respond, Recover and Learn
  • Evaluate and Revise Plans

Module 10  Environmental Stewardship and Sustainability—Sustainable management of built and natural environments(new competency)

  • Sustainable Facility Management
  • Aligning Organization Strategy with Sustainability
  • Measuring and Reporting Sustainability
  • Focus Areas for Sustainable Facility Management