FMP Operations and Maintenance


The primary role of facility managers is to manage and oversee an operating facility. To do this, facility managers must have a working knowledge of building systems, structure, interiors, exteriors, and grounds so that the facility and all of its required systems function in a manner consistent with existing regulatory standards. Effective operation and maintenance of facilities is a complex responsibility in today's environment.


George Mason University Continuing and Professional Education Facility Management Programs is an approved educational provider of The International Facility Management Association™ (IFMA ™) Facility Management Professional™ (FMP") credential program.

+ Features

Course Outline

  • 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

+ Requirements

The FMP credential is awarded by the International Facility Management Association (IFMA). Upon the conclusion of each of the four required courses, participants will need to successfully complete the online final assessments for each course. Once this has been accomplished, they will submit their FMP application and fee to IFMA in order to finalize the awarding of the credential. 

Each final assessment is comprised of 50 questions. 

Required IFMA courses:

  • FMP 0705: Operations and Maintenance
  • FMP 0710: Project Management
  • FMP 0715: Finance and Business
  • FMP 0720: Leadership and Strategy

Continuing Education Units (CEUs) will be awarded by George Mason University.

+ Designed For

  • 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.
  • Service providers.

+ Notes

Special Notice Regarding Refund and Cancellation Policy for all FM Courses: We are unable to process refunds for textbooks once received.


  • Gary Pfeifer

Applies Towards the Following Certificates

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Section Title
FM 0705 - FMP Operations and Maintenance
F, Sa
8:30AM to 10:00AM
Feb 04, 2022 to Feb 25, 2022
Schedule and Location
Contact Hours
  • Online
Delivery Options
Course Fee(s)
Course Fee non-credit $895.00
  • Gary Pfeifer
Section Notes
Course Registration Deadline: 1/28/22
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