Certification

IFMA-RICS Credentials

The IFMA-RICS suite of professional credentials provides a defined path for entry and advancement in facilities management and combined FM training opportunities offering a full spectrum of professional development for every career stage from new entrants to experienced professionals.  Visit https://www.fm.training/ and learn more.


IFMA-NIU Credentials  

Northern Illinois University and the International Facility Management Association (IFMA) have partnered to offer courses that help candidates earn the prestigious FMP® , CFM® or SFP™ credentials.  Visit NIU Continuing Professional Education site 

Today's FM professional is required to be an operations specialist, a financial strategist, a skilled negotiator, a project manager, a safety specialist, and a management mastermind.

The CFM® core competencies will empower your profession in these areas: 

1. Communication

2. Emergency Preparedness & Business Continuity

3. Environmental Stewardship & Sustainability

4. Finance and Business

5. Human Factors

6. Leadership and Strategy

7. Operations & Maintenance

8. Project Management

9. Quality

10. Real Estate & Property Management

11. Technology

Questions?

Contact Donna Mann at [email protected] or 815-732-6249 or visit us at fm.niu.edu