ProFM Mentored Self Study course


ProFM Course + FM College Supplements
Includes 3 Mentoring Sessions with ProFM Instructor
Additional Mentoring Sessions Available $29 Each

Course Overview

FM College Advantage!
    • Three 1:1 Mentoring sessions with ProFM Instructor (additional sessions available for $29 each)
    • Access to FM College supplementary materials for the ProFM Credential course
    • Course specific forum for students
    • Monthly Webinar
    • Articles, Resources & Links
Choose Expert Leadership & Guidance
  • 1:1 mentoring from a credentialed instructor who provides expertise, insights and guidance.
  • Network, share experiences, and discuss topics with other FM professionals.
  • Progress at your own rate to earn your credential utilizing a mentored self-study approach.
  • Take advantage of your organization’s funding options, such as corporate tuition reimbursement.
ProFM Adds Value For You

Now is the time to start becoming an FM of the future to ensure you and your organization are prepared to meet the changing roles and needs that the facility management industry as a whole is facing. ProFM’s all-in-one program allows individual facility professionals or whole departments to fill in knowledge gaps and take on skills that are needed to keep your organization moving forward.

ProFM Benefits Your Entire Organization
  • Teaching you best practices to apply to your organization’s processes immediately
  • Helping you develop strategic business skills to benefit your organization’s bottom line
  • Demonstrating your department’s value to C-Suite and leadership roles
Tools to Help Transform FM

The ProFM™ Credential Program is an all-in-one and current training program designed to help facility managers broaden and update their knowledge and skills to today’s global standard. Based on input from top FM leaders and more than 3,300 professionals worldwide, ProFM’s Body of Knowledge includes 19 functional areas and five cross-functional competencies to make up the 24 things every facility manager should know.

Online Final Assessment
  • Two-part online final assessment:
    • Part 1: Knowledge Exam – Designed to measure your breadth of knowledge in the FM profession, based on the 19 functional knowledge areas and five (5) cross-functional competencies of the ProFM Body of Knowledge.
      • 75 multiple-choice questions
      • 90 minute time limit
    • Part 2: Application Exam – Designed to test your ability to apply your skills to real-world scenarios that you may encounter in your work. Questions focus on reviewing and critically analyzing different situations to best apply the ProFM knowledge and competencies.
      • 50 multiple-choice questions
      • 90 minute time limit
  • Complete on your own device, at a convenient time and place
  • Assessment may be repeated at no additional fee until you pass with a score of 70% or higher (within your 12 month access period)
  • Submit your final results online to receive your official certificate


5 Key Take-Aways




5 Key Take-Aways

24 Things Every FM Should Know

The foundation of the ProFM® credential is the ProFM Body of Knowledge, which defines the 19 functional FM knowledge areas and five cross-functional competencies required of today’s facility professionals.

Timely & Current

Released in March 2018, the ProFM Credential Program covers the most timely topics, technology and best practices, including the new ISO 41000 standards.

Make an Immediate Impact on Your Facilities

Employers want you to have the right knowledge AND have the ability to apply that knowledge.  ProFM provides practical knowledge and best practices. What you learn today, you can apply today!

BOMI International recognizes ProFM

ProFM credential holders can receive competency credit for BOMI’s Fundamentals of Facilities Management course and will earn a strong advantage toward success in
many courses that are required for BOMI’s FMA® designation.

U.S. Federal Buildings Personnel Training Act (FBPTA) authorized

The U.S. General Services Administration (GSA) recognized ProFM as an approved education provider in October 2018

Course Outline





Course Outline

Module 1 ~ Competencies for Facility Professionals
  • Facilities & Value of FM
  • Cross-Functional Competencies
  • Communication
  • Sustainability
  • Quality
  • Collaboration
  • Innovation
Module 2 ~ Asset Management
  • Project Management
  • Strategic Planning
  • Capital Planning
  • Construction
Module 3 ~ Risk Management
  • Compliance & Standards
  • Environmental Health & Safety
  • Security
  • Emergency Management
Module 4 ~ Business Management
  • Human Capital
  • Leadership Skills
  • Financial Management
  • Procurement
  • Contracts
  • Real Estate
Module 5 ~ Operations & Maintenance
  • Technical Services
  • Occupant Services
  • Work Management
  • Utility Management
  • Space Management

Who Should Attend?




Who Should Attend?

New & Emerging FM Professionals
  • No mandatory requirements
  • Basic knowledge of facilities management to succeed
  • Related work experience beneficial
Mid-Level FM Professionals
  • Current and relevant FM knowledge
  • Traditional and new skills
  • Fill in knowledge gaps
  • Industry standard credential
  • Prepare of other advanced credentials (CFM, BOMI, etc.)
Senior Level FM Professionals
  • FM strategic & tactical skills & tools
  • Portfolio asset management
  • Comprehensive body of knowledge
  • Prepare for other advanced credentials (CFM, BOMI, MRICS, etc.)

Is “Mentored, Self-Study Training” The Right Choice?



Is “Mentored, Self-Study Training” The Right Choice?

Even in a web/online format you will have access to 100% of the ProFM material.  In addition, you will have access to supplementary materials on the FM College website.

Our experienced instructors will provide you with guidance as you develop your program and complete your studies.  They will provide insight and direction on your path forward. *

Reading and other structured work will be available in addition on the FM College website to help you develop your knowledge, skills and abilities.

Access to the course Forum on the FM College site will provide access to interact with other students and the Instructors who moderate it as well.

Personal computer/tablet, etc. and internet required.

* Includes 3 Mentoring Sessions with ProFM Instructor.  Additional Mentoring Sessions Available $29 Each

"Mentored, Self-Study Training" Benefits
  • Most economical ProFM® Credential self-study course available anywhere!
  • Complete access for one year to the ProFM® Credential self-study course
  • 1:1 Mentoring sessions with credentialed instructor who provides expertise, insights and guidance.
  • An online forum to connect with other students that is moderated by our instructors
  • Progress at your own pace to earn your credential utilizing a mentored self-study approach.
  • No travel required – participate from your home or office