Most Sought After Credentials in the Facility Industry

FM360′s John Rimer is an IFMA Qualified Instructor and BOC approved trainer.  John has taught over 75 IFMA and BOC classes in the last few years across the United States and online, including IFMA’s World Workplace.  He has worked with a number of organizations and chapters to host, market, and administer classes.  If you would like John to help your organization or company teach a class, contact FM360.

climbing ladderLooking to advance your career?

Want to build credibility within your organization?

Interested in establishing a common language and shared vision within your team?

Than FM360 encourages you to consider one of the below credentials.  Ask how we can help

Want to host a class?  Then contact FM360 to see how we can help market, administer, and instruct a class(es) for your organization.

Corporate training?  FM360 can work with you to organize and provide online/virtual courses for your distributed workforce.  Contact us to learn more.

Scroll down to read about IFMA’s Facility Management Professional (FMP) & Certified Facility Manager (CFM) and the Building Operator Certification (BOC)

IFMA’s Facility Management Professional (FMP) Courses

The FMP is one of the most sought after credentials in the facility industry.  It has experienced nearly 300% growth in the past five years!

The FMP provides a well-rounded understanding of what it takes to implement and manage a robust FM program and is appropriate for those new to the field and the well seasoned.  The four competencies covered are:FMP-logo

  • Leadership & Strategy Essentials
  • Operations & Maintenance
  • Project Management
  • Finance & Business Essentials

Click here to learn more about the FMP 

IFMA’s Certified Facility Manager (CFM) Courses

IFMA’s CFM is the most distinguished credential in the facility industry.  A recent IFMA study found that CFMs earn 25% more than their non-CFM counterparts and tend to occupy higher management positions.

The one-day CFM Exam Prep Workshop helps the CFM candidate to determine their readiness for the exam and provides valuable test-taking techniques.  This class is invaluable in preparing you for the exam!

The CFM PLUS Exam Prep Workshop expands upon the above mentioned exam prep workshop by providing an additional day of training where one or two core competencies are reviewed, highlighting key concepts and terminology.  As part of the CFM PLUS Exam Prep Workshop the student will receive a copy of IFMA’s Facility Management Learning System (FMLS), which provides nearly 1600 pages of material that cover all 11 core competencies.  In addition, to the printed material, the FMLS includes online study tools, such as e-flashcards, practice quizzes, sample tests, and Smart Study Tool.

The core competencies are:

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  • Real Estate & Property Management
  • Quality
  • Human Factors
  • Emergency Preparedness & Business Continuity
  • Communication
  • Environmental Stewardship & Sustainability
  • Leadership & Strategy
  • Finance & Business
  • Project Management
  • Operations & Maintenance

Click here to learn more about the CFM.

IFMA’s and the BOC’s classes and credentials are officially recognized by the GSA to align with the FBPTA, Federal Building Personnel Training Act of 2010.

Contact us, if you would like to have John Rimer teach an IFMA course for your chapter, council, or corporation.

BOC logo tealBuilding Operator Certification (BOC)

Additionally, John is an instructor for the Building Operator Certification (BOC), which is specifically designed to provide a fundamental understanding of building systems, maintenance practices, and efficient operations.  Click here to learn more about the BOC.