Thursday, September 29, 2011

Broadsword announces "Introduction to CMMI v1.3" Training Class in November

Broadsword Announces new CMMI Training in November

CMMI Version 1.3 is here!  Be among the first to attend this great class!

Earn 24 PDU's for your PMI certification!
This 3-day SEI Authorized CMMI Training course provides attendees with a detailed overview of the Capability Maturity Model Integration (CMMI).  It provides systems engineers, software developers, project managers, and process professionals with an understanding of how to use the CMMI, a model that is the defacto standard and leading framework for software process improvement.
Your instructor is Jeff Dalton, a Certified SCAMPI Lead Appraiser, Certified CMMI Instructor, Candidate SCAMPI Appraiser Observer, author, and consultant with years of real-world experience with the CMMI in all types of organizations.  Jeff has taught this class to well over 1000 students and has received an aggregate satisfaction score of 4.97 out of 5 from his students.
Completion of this course is recommended for anyone with an interest in improving software and engineering product development processes, and is required for those who wish to participate in a CMM SCAMPI Appraisal, those who wish to enroll in Intermediate Concepts of CMMI, and those who wish to undergo CMMI SCAMPI Lead Appraiser training or CMMI Instructor training.      

When:       November 2nd-4th, 2011 /  9:00 AM - 5:00 PM (1:00PM on the 4th)
Where:      Troy, MI
                 Central Michigan University
                 1650 Research Drive
                 Troy, MI 48083
Size:          Maximum of 20 (register early!)
Tuition:     $1300 (that's more than 30% off!)

If you need to register using a Purchase Order please call 248.341.3367 or email

Bonus Content!  You won't get this from anyone else!
In addition to the SEI Authorized course material, your instructor will present two Broadsword exclusive course modules.  These modules have proven to be the highlight of the course and are only offered by Broadsword:
  • The Secrets of SCAMPI Appraisals
A survey of the SCAMPI Appraisal method and a look inside an actual CMMI SCAMPI Appraisal
  • Agile CMMI: Process Innovation at the Speed of Life
A discussion about the compatibility of CMMI with Agile computing methods and how to apply process maturity in an agile setting
What's include with this course?                                                          
  • Three day v1.3 SEI authorized course
  • SEI Authorized training materials
  • Broadsword exclusive training materials
  • Course completion certificate provided by the SEI
  • A copy of CMMI: Guidelines for Process Integration and Product Improvement
  • Breakfast and lunch all three days
  • Carnegie-Mellon University Continuing Education Units or 24 PMI PDUs
  • CMMI v1.3 quick-reference card
  • CMMI v1.3 Reference Poster
If you have questions please email us at or call us at 248.341.3367 and we would be happy to assist you.
For more information about us please visit:

Friday, September 9, 2011

Into to CMMI v1.3 November 2-4 in Michigan!

Introduction to CMMI v1.3 in Michigan!

CMMI v1.3 is here!

Join us in beautiful Troy, Michigan at Central Michigan University for “Introduction to CMMI” v1.3 November 2nd-4th, 2011.
Your instructor is Jeff Dalton, a Certified Lead Appraiser and CMMI Instructor.  Learn more about Jeff here.
This SEI Authorized course will prepare attendees for adopting the Capability Maturity Model Integration for Development (CMMI-DEV) v1.3, the newest version recently released by the the SEI.
Intro to CMMI”  provides Systems and Software engineers, project managers, testers, and business analysts with everything they need to know to get started with CMMI.
Register by September 30th and receive and additional $200 of the already low price.
Register today at
Broadsword is a Process Innovation firm that helps put your company on the path to greatness.  We are authorized by the SEI to deliver CMMI Training and CMMI Appraisals.
CMMI and SEI are registered trademarks of Carnegie Mellon University.
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