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Facility Management


Advance your career with NIU's facility management courses. Taken separately, each FM course contributes to your professional development. Taken together, they help you earn your FMP®, SFP™ or CFM® credential and accelerate your career and earning power. Select the facility management program or course that best suits your work experience and career goals.

NIU has partnered with IFMA, the world's largest and most widely recognized international association for facility management professionals, to offer its FBPTA-Aligned credential courses. The Facility Management Professional (FMP), Sustainability Facility Professional (SFP) and Certified Facility Manager (CFM) credential programs are designed to help fulfill these educational/credential requirements.

Build Your Career on a Solid Foundation

The IFMA FMP® Credential Program at NIU helps you earn the FMP credential and equips you with the knowledge and skills that today's global FM employers demand. This program is ideal for early-to-mid career and transitioning facility managers, related-industry practitioners such as architects, designers and safety engineers and facility-related product suppliers and service proficers.

Operations and Maintenance

Project Management

Finance and Business

Leadership and Strategy

FMP Series Package (includes all 4 courses)

Learn more about the Facility Management Professional Review Program

Become a SFP™ and Play a Key Leadership Role in Creating,
Managing, and Operating Sustainable Facilities.

Become a SFP™ and Play a Key Leadership Role in Creating, Managing, and Operating Sustainable Facilities.
The SFP is the new credential for FMs seeking a higher level of sustainable performance. Go farther, faster. Engage all your company’s FM assets to truly maximize triple bottom line results.

Focus Area 1: Strategy and Alignment for Sustainable Facility Management

Focus Area 2: Managing Sustainable Facilities

Focus Area 3: Operating Sustainable Facilities

Learn more about the Sustainable Facilities Professional Review Program

Illinois Veterans and Illinois National Guard Grant Programs: This program is not eligible for funding under the IL Veterans and IL National Guard Grants. IVG and ING grants apply only to those programs assessing tuition and mandatory fees. NIU Outreach is licensed to deliver this program by the sponsoring professional organization. The registration fee for this program is not based on tuition and fees and includes course materials, licensing fees, catering services, and instructional costs not covered by the IVG/ING grants. 

Complete the form below to receive information about any of our Facility Management courses.

In Partnership with

International Facility Management Association

Visit our sponsoring chapters

IFMA™ Central Illinois Chapter

IFMA™ Chicago Chapter

IFMA Northern Illinois Chapter

Donna Mann, Director 
Credentialing Programs 
Phone: 815-732-6249

Jennifer Kopecky
Phone: 815-753-0771 

Registration by phone
Call 815-753-0277 or
Toll Free 800-345-9472
Monday – Friday between 8 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. (CST) for live assistance.

All cancellation and transfer requests must be in writing. Email or fax 815-753-6900.

Download our Fall 2017 FM Programs Brochure