December 8, 2011
IBM is pleased to announce the addition of the following job-role certification and applicable test to the Professional Certification Program from IBM. This certification is available worldwide today, Dec. 7, 2011. By achieving this certification, intermediate level BPM developers have validated their knowledge and skills, and can demonstrate their technical competence to others.
Test 000-188, IBM WebSphere Lombardi Edition V7.2, BPM Program Management
This intermediate level certification is for BPM program managers who deliver low to medium-level complexity processes for a program consisting of many projects. These BPM program managers:
These BPM program managers also help with the successful deployment of a BPM project and the continued improvement of processes that maximizes value and minimizes cost, time, and risk. They:
To attain the certification credential, candidates must pass 1 test: Test 000-188.
Test 000-188 is designed to measure skills in the areas of:
|3.||Project Initiation and Definition||13%|
|4.||Process Analysis and Modeling||18%|
|5.||Project Development, Change Management and Communication||11%|
Practical experience and in-depth product knowledge are required to ensure success on the test.
To help candidates prepare, the following information is provided, and accessible via IBM Certified BPM Program Manager - WebSphere Lombardi Edition V7.2:
Test 000-188 is available via test delivery vendor Prometric (link resides outside of ibm.com).
Test 000-188 is also available to IBM employees via the internal IBM SWG Prime Test Centers, and IBMers can obtain test registration information via firstname.lastname@example.org.
Test 000-188 is a 75 minute test. At time of this announcement, the test fee is $200 USD in developed countries and $100 USD in emerging market countries. During the life-span of this test, the test fee may change. For the current test fee per country, refer to the public certification web site, Test Information Pricing.
To access the certification roadmap, click here, and refer to Roadmap for Business Process Management. The updated roadmap will be available by January 15, 2012.
For any inquiries regarding this announcement, please send a note to email@example.com.
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