The SPI Manifesto and the ECQA Certified SPI Manager
May 18, 2010 Time: 9.00 - 12.30
Based on the SPI Manifesto (see http://newsletter.eurospi.net) and the latest research in the field including the ImprovAbility model, a group of international experts has turned the skills definition into a syllabus, a set of training materials and examination questions.
All this is recognized by ECQA and is now introduced as a certified profession - SPI Manager.
The tutorial gives an insight into this new qualification.
The ECQA SPI manager certification is adding skills to a CV that already includes project management skills and the process professional will be competent to lead his/her organizations process improvement activities with appropriate support from top management.
The SPI manager can:
Link to ECQA: http://www.ecqa.org/index.php?id=37
The ECQA is the result of a number of EU supported initiatives in the last ten years where in the European Union Life Long Learning Programme different educational developments decided to follow a joint process for the certification of persons in the industry.
Through the ECQA it is possible to attend courses for a specific profession in one country and perform a Europe-wide agreed test at the end of the course.
Principal Consultant at SQS Software Quality Systems AG, Tomas Schweigert has a long experience with software quality management, software testing and process improvement, staying with SQS from 1991.