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It's Official: IFMA Central Ohio's FMP Credential Class is Happening!

 If you needed more time to convince your boss, your wish has been granted! 

Register Now and don't lose out on this opportunity to take your career to the next level. 

Due to the overwhelming response, registration has been extended for IFMA Central Ohio's FMP class!  If you were on the fence and needed more time, you have no excuses now!  Registration has been extended until February 28th.  Come join your fellow IFMA Central Ohio members in taking the next step in enriching your careers!

IFMA's Facility Management Professional (FMP) designation is a knowledge-based credential for FM professionals and industry suppliers looking to increase their depth-of-knowledge in the core FM topics deemed critical by employers. By earning the FMP credential, you will improve your knowledge, enhance your skills, and gain immediate credibility with employers, clients, and peers. 

The FMP Credential provides a strong foundation of the core competencies of Facility Management. There are 4 modules that make up the FMP credential class: Leadership and Strategy, Finance and Business, Project Management and Maintenance and Operation. This class will be paced out over 4 months to give students an opportunity to focus on the class without getting to overwhelmed at work. 

Dates and times: Classes will most likely run from 8:30am – 4pm and will be hosted in a class room facility at Loeb Electric (1800 E. 5th Avenue in Columbus, Ohio).  Below are the dates for the courses:

  • March 28th- 29th- Leadership & Strategy
  • April 25th- 26th- Finance & Business                         
  • May 23rd- 24th- Project Management
  • June 27th- 28th- Operations & Maintenance  


Instructor: Becky Spohn, FMP, owner of Confidence Concepts, LLC. Becky is a leadership & team-building expert dedicated to helping organizations Build Confident Leaders & Cohesive Teams. She served 16-years as Facilities Manager (FM) of a historic mansion. She honed her FM skills on multimillion-dollar construction and renovation projects. Becky's fusion of real-life stories and her conversational techniques connect with her audience at an intimate, intense and individual level. Come and experience for yourself why her audiences rave about her edutaining (entertaining and educational) style.

Cost: The costs below include all course materials, online access and in class instruction for all four (4) modules.  Lunch and snacks will be provided and we’re also working on some fun group activities, as well.  Please note that upon completion of all four (4) assessments, students will also be required to pay IFMA International the FMP Application Fee of $140.

  • IFMA Central Ohio or IFMA Member: $2,200
  • Non IFMA member cost:  $2,511 (includes a one-year membership in IFMA and the IFMA Central Ohio chapter) 


Social activities: Since all work and no play makes for some boring learning, we're working on some 'fun' activities, all of which will be included in the cost of the course.  

Registration: Click on the following link FMP Credential Course Registration to register by February 28, 2019. 

Thank you for your interest and we look forward to helping you to achieve your goal of obtaining your FMP credential.  If you have any questions, please contact Matt Butterworth ( or 614-537-2306).