ProFM® Credential

Achieve more with the credential created by facility professionals.

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ProFM® is a universal credential that benefits all facility professionals, regardless of career stage, industry or country. It was created in response to the demand for universally accepted standards and training to help employers identify proven talent.

More than 3,300 professionals from 93 countries helped develop this credential program. It's administered by the Professional Facility Management Institute (ProFMI™) and Building Operating Management’s National Facilities Management & Technology (NFMT®).

This program will help you:

  • Master skills defined and validated by FM employers and professionals around the world.
  • Broaden your FM knowledge to optimize the performance of your buildings and the people within them.
  • Stay current with best practices and apply them to everyday FM roles and responsibilities.
  • Develop your strategic business skills.
  • Advance your career and your personal leadership skills.
  • Gain credibility with your employers and your peers.

Program Benefits

  • Online learning options available for FM professionals across the globe.
  • Ability to complete the program in as little as 12 weeks.
  • Opportunities to connect with other program participants.
  • Instructors who bring a wealth of real-world experience to the virtual classroom.
  • Course fee includes all course materials (print materials, online study tools and assessments, Blackboard resources and instructor expertise).

Program Format

The course consists of five weeks of live, instructor-led online instruction. Classes meet Tuesdays and Thursdays via Adobe Connect web meetings.

Course Overview

Price: $2,360

Discounts: Early registration, NIU alumni, IFMA members, BOMA members, WIFMA members, CONNEX members
Current NIU staff and students

Class Dates/Time: 5-week course, class meets two evenings per week.

Modality: Instructor-led online via Adobe Connect.

Materials: Study materials and exam included.

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