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Take Your Career Up a Notch.

Get Your ProFM Credential.

Learning is awesome. It keeps us motivated, engaged and builds confidence. Earning your ProFM credential in our live, virtual coach-led class, will help you, your staff and your organization build a path toward professional growth and success.

You Deserve Better

The last year has been hard on everybody. We have all made sacrifices. And now it’s time to start treating ourselves better. To fill our heads with more knowledge. To increase our confidence. To create a reason to ask for a raise. Embrace the opportunity.

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What is the ProFM Credential?

The ProFM is an international credential designed to benefit all facility professionals, regardless of career stage, industry, or country. The ProFM Body Of Knowledge defines the 19 functional FM knowledge areas and 5 cross-functional competencies required of today’s facility professional.

What is a Virtual Coach-Led Class?

Coach-led classes offer a mix of high-level focused content, group activities, practice quizzes, and other study preparation tools. The success of this model relies on students' advanced preparation for class (you need to read the text). Hosting the classes live and virtual allows you to incorporate learning into your already busy schedule.

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Is a Coach-Led Class right for me?

You can read the ProFM material, take the quizzes and study for the assessments all on your own, but having an instructor helps you to focus on the right material, explain concepts that may be new to you, and help you stay accountable. We will stick with you through the entire process from instruction through completing your assessments. We provide you with test taking strategies, tips, and practice questions all to help you achieve your goal of earning your ProFM credential.

When does the next class begin?

Our next class kicks off on April 29, 2021, with a course introduction of the ProFM content that will be covered, our class approach and a review of the robust online tools and resources available. The course includes seven (7) - 2 .5 hour dynamic and engaging classes. We try to have some fun too.

Register by April 16 for an early registration discount.

Course Dates, Times & Modules

Class time:   4pm-630pm ET

 

April 29, 2021: Course Kick-Off and Introduction

May 13, 2021:  Module 1, Competencies for Facilities Professionals

May 27, 2021:  Module 2, Asset Management

June 10, 2021: Module 3, Risk Management

June 24, 2021: Module 4, Business Management

July 8, 2021:    Module 5, Operations and Maintenance

July 22, 2021:  Course Review and Test Preparation

 

Starting off 2021 with my ProFM credential thanks to the Virtual 7-Week Coach Led Class led by Alana F. Dunoff and James Myers. When the COVID-19 pandemic began and I moved to full-time remote work, I was looking for productive ways to use my extra time at home. Enrolling in the Virtual Coach-Led Class was the perfect way to learn the ProFM Body of Knowledge with the help of 2 industry experts, as well as engage with other facility professionals from across the country without ever having to leave my home. So glad I took this first step in expanding my facilities knowledge and professional development!

Tina D.,ProFM, Facilities Planning Analyst

We are making a difference.

Meet Tina, an emerging FM leader and now also a ProFM. We have helped hundreds of FMs earn their professional credentials. Whether you are new to the industry or a seasoned FM professional you will learn new ideas, concepts, and processes and at the end, you will also be ready to earn your ProFM.

Meet Your Instructors

Alana F. Dunoff

Alana F. Dunoff, ProFM, FMP, IFMA Fellow, has nearly 30 years’ experience in strategic facility planning and project management in the corporate commercial, healthcare, and retail industries. She has over 18 years as an FM educator and adjunct professor and currently teaches in the Facility Management Program at Temple University. Alana was the first woman to earn her ProFM credential. She has helped over 500+ students earn their FM designations. Alana earned her B.S. in Psychology from Boston University and her M.S. in Facility Planning & Management from Cornell University.

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James Myers

James Myers, P.E. ProFM has decades of experience in energy, engineering, education, and business. For 22 years, he was the Director of the Penn State Facilities Engineering Institute. Mr. Myers has developed and provided customized training for facility professionals for more than 30 years. Mr. Myers received his B.S. in Civil and Environmental Engineering from Cornell University and M.S. in Architectural Engineering from Penn State University and is a registered professional engineer and one of the first to receive the ProFM certification.

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Course Fees 

We are pleased to offer a discounted fee of $1995 for registrations paid by April 16, 2021. Fees increase to $2200 after this date.

What you get:

  • Seven (7) live, virtual classes, 2.5 hours each

  • ProFM printed materials sent directly to you

  • Online access to the ProFM Body of Knowledge, study resources, and the final assessments

  • Final assessment fees are included

  • 2 knowledgable industry expert instructors

 

How to Enroll for a ProFM Class

We have designed this site to accommodate individual enrollments. If you or your company have multiple students to enroll, please contact us.