Facilities Management Professional Credential

Enroll Now! Class Commences September 24, 2015!

Build your career on a solid foundation. Earn the FMP® Credential!

If you are an early to mid-career facility management practitioner, transitioning into the profession, or a supplier to the industry, the Facility Management Professional Credential can help you earn the knowledge and respect you need to succeed.

Pace University, in partnership with the International Facility Management Association (IFMA), offers the four-course IFMA FMP® Credential Program ™.  The four courses are presented in a convenient, adult-friendly format and all course materials and assessment exams are included in the tuition cost.

Pace University will teach you the knowledge and skills demanded by today’s employers and help you earn the FMP® credential.

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By attending our four FMP® courses, you will increase your knowledge and skills in:

  • Operations and Maintenance
  • Project Management
  • Finance and Business Essentials
  • Leadership and Strategy Essentials

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Who should take this course

  • Early-to mid-career facility management practitioners seeking enhanced knowledge and skills.
  • Individuals who are transitioning into the FM profession.
  • Related-industry practitioners such as architects, designers and safety engineers.
  • Facility-related product and service providers.
  • Students entering the profession from colleges, universities, certificate or technical programs.
  • The IFMA Facility Management Professional (FMP®) Credential Program Curriculum

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About the Course

With the help of our expert instructors and the comprehensive print materials, you will explore the topics deemed critical by employers and practitioners worldwide.


Course 1: Operations and Maintenance

  • Introduction to Operations and Maintenance
  • Assess Facility Needs
  • Manage/Oversee Operations and Maintenance of Building, Systems and Equipment
  • Manage/Oversee Occupant Services
  • Select the Best Resources
  • Measure and Optimize Operations and Maintenance Performance

Course 2: Project Management

  • Introduction to Project Management
  • Define Projects
  • Plan Projects
  • Manage and Oversee Projects
  • Close Projects

Course 3: Finance & Business Essentials

  • Finance and Business in the Facility Organization
  • Financial Management of the Facility Organization
  • Procurement in the Facility Organization
  • Contracts in the Facility Organization

Course 4: Leadership and Strategy Essentials

  • Plan Strategically
  • Lead and Manage the Facility Organization
  • Provide Leadership to the Entire Organization

FMP® Credential Requirements

The IFMA FMP® Credential Program materials include online FMP® final assessments. To earn the FMP® Credential, you must pass each of the four FMP® final assessments with a score of 75% or higher. Once completed, you must submit an FMP® application (with fee) to IFMA to validate your credential.


Meet the Instructor

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Teresa O. Malihan founded TMalihanArchitect in 2004 as an innovative studio that focuses on providing all phases of architectural and Engineering services from pre-design, zoning analysis, building code compliance, programming, schematic, design development, construction documents, project management, mechanical, electrical, plumbing, fire protection, expediting and construction contract administration / owner’s rep.   The level of knowledge and commitment to customized service is a unique quality of TMalihanArchitect that differentiates us from the open market as our target market is corporate, commercial and residential clientele.  Some projects include: Dialog in the Dark & Bodies: The Exhibition at South Street Seaport, AJ Maxwells @ Rockefeller Center, Statler Grill @ Penn Station, Medical facilities - QLIMG, Financier, Veterinary Office for corporate / commercial. Private Residence: Tribeca; Great Jones in NOHO, Todt Hill Road, SI, Dyker Heights, Brooklyn, Bensonhurst, Brooklyn, and Alpine, NJ.

Teresa O. Malihan began her career working in the design and construction field since 1981.  With more than 27 years in corporate architecture/facilities designing trading floors for capital markets and their back office operations for companies like American Express Shearson Lehman, Morgan Stanley, Rockefeller Center Management Corporation - diversified portfolio from Corporate facilities management to high-end commercial and retail environment with sophisticated  information technology systems.

As a Construction Manager for NYC Construction Management Company, she’s managed construction projects like multi-tenant Lobbies for Heitman Properties, and First Union Bank. She served as the Director of Facilities for United Federation of Teachers, a collective bargaining entity representing the NYC Teachers managing all design and construction of capital projects for the headquarters in Manhattan and all the satellite offices in the boroughs, Boca Raton Florida and Albany.

She holds a degree and a license to practice architecture in New York State, She holds a Masters of Business Administration in General Management and an Masters in Professional Studies in Industrial labor relations from Cornell University.

At New York University’s Real Estate Schack Institute, Teresa O. Malihan serves as an Adjunct professor in Construction Project Management, Facilities Management, Construction documents, Principles of Project Management, and Managing Small Development Projects.  At City University of NY - NYC College of Technology, Teresa is an Adjunct Professor in the Department of Architectural Technology and Civil Engineering and Construction Management .  At the Regional Alliance for Small Contractor, she serves as a lecturer for Construction Project Management, Contract Administration, Cost Estimating and Blueprint reading for Pace University and New Jersey Institute of Technology.


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FALL 2015 Course Schedule

Tuesday & Thursday Evenings
September 24 - December 17, 2015
(no class 11/17, 11/19, 11/24, 11/26)

Pace University Midtown
551 Fifth Avenue
New York, NY

Tuition: $2,495 (includes all materials)
Course# 90466

Special Offer!  Take $100 off for Pace Alumni!

  Remember to use discount code DISC100 to receive your $100 tuition discount when registering online.


Questions?  Please contact us at (212) 346-1186 or ContinuingEd@pace.edu