SEI Training: Introduction to CMMI-Dev V1.3

Introduction to CMMI for Development V1.3 (3 Days)

This three-day course introduces...

  • Systems Engineers
  • Software Engineers
  • Hardware Engineers
  • Managers
  • Appraisal Team Members
  • Business improvement practitioners 

                                                                  .... to Industry Best Practices reflected in CMMI for development.

CMMI models are world-class tools that help organizations optimize their ability to develop and maintain quality products and services.

CMMI models are an integration of best practices from proven discipline-specific process improvement models, including the CMM for Software, EIA 731, and the Integrated Product Development CMM.

After attending the course, participants will be able to describe the components of CMMI-DEV models and their relationships, discuss the process areas in CMMI-DEV models, and locate relevant information in the model.

The course is composed of lectures and class exercises with ample opportunity for participant questions and discussions. Our experienced lecturers will share insights on practically applying the Model to becoming a quicker.faster.smarter organization.


  • Introduction
  • Model-based process improvement
  • Overview of CMMI components
  • Institutionalization
  • Process areas of CMMI-DEV
  • Structure for the continuous and staged representations


Successful completion of this course will enable participants to
  • describe the components of the CMMI-DEV model and their relationships
  • discuss the process areas
  • describe the model content


There are no prerequisites for this course.


On the first day of the course, participants will receive a copy of the CMMI-DEV model and a course notebook with copies of the course slides.


This 3-day course meets at the following times:
Days 1-3, 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. (U.S. locations)