CFM preparation


Preparing for IFMA's Certified Facility Manager Examination can be as challenging as taking it. Developing a realistic time frame for a study strategy, along with objectives and completed goals, is imperative. CFM candidates have a variety of preparation resources available to them. To view detailed information for each resource, click on the titles in the boxes to the right.


Virtual CFM Exam Prep Workshop

Are you ready to sit for the CFM Exam? This 6 hour workshop will review the overall methodology of the CFM Exam and practice applying critical thinking skills to your FM knowledge, using sample questions in a simulated competency-based exam.

Virtual-Facilitated Workshop Dates:

December 19 & 21

CFM Practice Exam

Candidates preparing for IFMA’s CFM Exam may opt to take this 66-question practice exam. This practice exam contains 6 questions from each of the 11 competencies and is intended to give candidates a taste of what to expect in terms of type of questions on the competency-based exam.

Other CFM Preparation Resources

IFMA's Facility Management Learning System

CFM Exam Prep Workshop (Classroom)

Competency Self Evaluation

Cumulative Bibliography from the FM Learning System