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The FM Practice Analysis Survey has closed.

Thank you for your interest in the survey. For questions or related inquiries, email

Hear from the Chair of IFMA's Global Board of Directors
Laurie A. Gilmer, P.E., CFM, FMP, SFP, LEED AP 

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What does it mean to be a competent facility practitioner?

This global study identifies:


Critical tasks and work activities for FM professionals

How to tasks

How those tasks and activities are performed


Knowledge and skills to succeed in the built environment

Your input helps IFMA help you!

As a frontline FM professional, you are directly connected to the trends shaping the built environment. Taking this survey ensures that facility managers are equipped to operate facilities that better serve our organizations and ultimately, our world.

What can I do after I finish the survey?

  • Take advantage of your free training video. (You can sign up for the video of your choice after submitting your survey response.)

  • Certified Facility Manager® certification holders can use this survey participation and the free training video toward CFM maintenance activities. (Don't forget to record your activity in CAMP. )

Get rewarded for your time*

One (1) free IFMA Learning video.
  • Valued at US$30. 
  • You can sign up for one (1) free video upon survey completion.
Be entered to win one (1) of the following prizes:
  • Free registration for IFMA’s World Workplace Conference and Expo 2023 

    • Includes one (1) full event registration and a two (2) night stay in Denver, CO, USA, valued at US$2,100. 

    • Winner responsible for transportation to Denver, CO, USA, and all other expenses. 

  • One (1) Facility Management Professional (FMP®) Credential Program

    • Valued at US$1,990. 

    • Winner must take all courses, pass the final assessments and complete the application to receive the FMP.

    • Learn more about the FMP>>

  • One (1) Sustainability Facility Professional® (SFP®) Credential Program

    • Valued at US$1,550.

    • Winner must take all courses, pass the final assessments and complete the application to receive SFP.

    • Learn more about the SFP>>

  • A one-year IFMA membership

  • Choice of IFMA research report

    • Valued at US$250.

  • IFMA’s new Early Steps to Digitization MicroLearning series

    • Valued at US$250. 

    • Scheduled to be released in March 2023.

    • All course materials included online. 


Have questions? Contact us.

* To be eligible for prizes, the survey must be fully completed. Partial responses are not eligible. Your participation in this study is completely voluntary. Your survey responses will be strictly confidential and data from this research will be reported only in the aggregate. The prize drawing will be held in April 2023; winners will be notified via email.