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IFMA Jacksonville offers on-going education and training for members and non-members to enhance your career and help you along your path as an FM Professional. If you are looking to transition to facility management from another career or within the facility profession, or seeking a credential or designation, IFMA Jacksonville has the tools to put your career on track. 

IFMA Jacksonville can assist you on your path for your credentials with our various study groups, led by Facility Managers who have already passed the exam. If you are interested in joining a study group, please reach out to our Education Chair, Chris Crane, at cranct@jea.com.

For more information on each certification and designation, please see the links below. 

Facility Management Professional

IFMA’s FMP is a knowledge-based credential for FM professionals looking to increase their depth-of-knowledge in the core FM topics deemed critical by employers.

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Sustainability Facility Professional

IFMA’s SFP is an assessment-based certificate program delivering a specialty credential in sustainability. By earning your SFP credential, you will develop and gain recognition for your expertise in sustainable FM practices while impacting your organization’s economic, environmental and social bottom lines.

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Certified Facility Manager

IFMA’s CFM is an internationally recognized credential that sets the standard for ensuring the knowledge and competence of practicing facility managers. It is a competency-based certification that requires ongoing professional development and periodic renewal.

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IFMA Foundation

The IFMA Foundation is all about making FM a career of choice. This site is the central resource for updates, news and resources of the Global Workforce Initiative (GWI). Here are few things it does:

  • Global Workforce Initiative (GWI) seeks to fill the growing FM workforce talent gap as more than half of today’s practitioners are expected to retire in the next 5-15 years,

  • Introduce the profession to students, and Increase number of accredited FM degree programs worldwide.

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