BIRMINGHAM (WWJ) — Registration is now open for the Introduction to CMMI-DEV class, which will be held Jan. 28-30 in Troy.

This 3-day CMMI Institute Authorized course provides attendees with a detailed overview of the Capability Maturity Model Integration. 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 de facto standard and leading framework for software process improvement.

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Attendees can receive 21 PDU’s towards their PMP Certification for this course!

The class will be taught by 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 1,000 students and has received an aggregate satisfaction score of 4.97 out of 5 from his students. Jeff is President of Broadsword Solutions.

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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.

The class will be held at the Central Michigan University Troy Campus, 1650 Research Drive. The cost of the program is $1,250. To register, visit

If you have questions please email Broadsword at or call 248.341.3367 for assistance.

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