Do I need to get training to upgrade to CMMI Development V2.0?

CMMI Institute will offer a CMMI V2.0 Upgrade elearning course which can be taken by anyone who has successfully completed an official CMMI V1.3 training course. The Upgrade course focuses on the changes from V1.3 to V2.0. Completion of the course includes taking an online exam.  Anyone who takes the course and passes the exam is eligible to be an appraisal team member on a CMMI V2.0 appraisal. In the future, certified instructors for CMMI Development V2.0 will be able to deliver this upgrade course in person. 

You may choose to take the 2-day Foundations of Capability course, offered by CMMI Institute Certified Instructors, to dive deeper into the CMMI V2.0 content. This course is required for all first-time appraisal team members, but also provides great insight for how to get started with CMMI in your organization.

Certified instructors for CMMI Development V2.0 may also offer the 1-day Building Development Excellence course. The Foundations of CMMI course is a prerequisite for this course, and they are often taught consecutively over a 3-day period.

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