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IBM Certified BPM Application Developer - Business Process Manager Express or Standard Edition V8.5.5

Job Role Description / Target Audience

This intermediate level certification is intended for BPM application developers who lead and contribute to the delivery of complex level process applications.

These BPM application developers implement high quality process-driven and case-driven business solutions using IBM Business Process Manager Express or Standard Edition V8.5.5.  This includes:

1. BPM Methodology

2. Application Architecture

3. Process and Case Modeling

4. User Interface Development

5. Service Development

6.  Performance Tracking and Reporting 

7. Error Handling, Debugging and Troubleshooting 

8. Deployment, Governance and Toolkits 

These BPM application developers are expected to be generally self-sufficient and be able to perform the tasks involved in the role with occasional assistance from peers, product documentation, or vendor support services.

To attain the IBM Certified BPM Application Developer - Business Process Manager Express or Standard Edition V8.5.5 certification, candidates must pass 1 test. To prepare for the test, it is recommended to refer to the job role description and recommended prerequisite skills, and click the link to the test below to refer to the test objectives and the Test preparation tab.

Recommended Prerequisite Skills

Knowledge and foundational skills one needs to possess before acquiring skills measured on the certification test. These foundational skills are NOT measured on the test. For skills measured on the test, see Test Objectives.)

Functional knowledge of: 

  • BPMN
  • JavaScript
  • SQL
  • XML
  • Dojo

General knowledge of:

  • Security


This certification requires 1 test(s).

Test(s) required:

Click on the link(s) below to see test details, test objectives, suggested training and sample tests.

  1. Test C9550-412 - IBM Business Process Management Express or Standard Edition V8.5.5, BPM Application Development

Each test:

  1. contains questions requiring single and multiple answers.  For multiple-answer questions, you need to choose all required options to get the answer correct. You will be advised how many options make up the correct answer.  
  2. is designed to provide diagnostic feedback on the Examination Score Report, correlating back to the test objectives, informing the test taker how he or she did on each section of the test. As a result, to maintain the integrity of each test, questions and answers are not distributed.


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