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CPSA® — Certified Profes­sional for Software Architecture 

The Inter­na­tional Standard in Training and Certification of Software Architects 

FOR YOUR SUCCESS

We want to make you stand out

As a non-profit organiz­ation, the Inter­na­tional Software Architecture Quali­fi­cation Board (iSAQB®) oversees and develops the Certified Profes­sional for Software Architecture (CPSA®) certification scheme. CPSA® certi­fi­ca­tions are globally recognized quali­fi­ca­tions for IT profes­sionals. They provide evidence of sound knowledge and valuable skills in the field of software architecture.

OUR PROMISE OF QUALITY

iSAQB® Accredited Partners

iSAQB® Accredited Training Providers and Trainers have gone through an intensive testing process before they are allowed to offer and conduct CPSA® trainings. They are committed to the highest quality standards of knowledge transfer and training aligned with CPSA® curricula.

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THE WORLDWIDE CPSA® COMMUNITY IS GROWING

Over 20k CPSA® exams in the last two decades

More than 20,000 IT profes­sionals worldwide have already success­fully completed one or two CPSA® levels. Show your compe­tence as a Certified Profes­sional for Software Architecture and give your career a vital boost!

Don’t miss our iSAQB® News

The iSAQB has published CPSA‑F exams in Spanish and Italian

18 Nov
The iSAQB has published the exam and curri­culum for the Certified Profes­sional for Software Architecture – Foundation Level (CPSA‑F) in Italian and Spanish. Interested parties can now choose from… Read more

The iSAQB® is engaged in the quali­fi­cation of IT profes­sionals in Rwanda

17 Nov
The iSAQB is now engaged as partner in the project “Beaming Knowledge in Africa”. The project promotes the quali­fi­cation of IT profes­sionals in Rwanda, East Africa and is an… Read more

Mock exam for CPSA‑F® certification published

28 Aug
The iSAQB has published a new mock exam for the certification as iSAQB Certified Profes­sional for Software Architecture – Foundation Level. The mock exam includes a complete simulation of… Read more

The new CPSA Advanced Level Module Web Security (WEBSEC) is available

16 Jun
The iSAQB® has announced the curri­culum of the new module Web Security (WEBSEC). This extends the iSAQB®’s compre­hensive training and further education program in the advanced level area to… Read more

First alumni of CPSA Foundation Level and new academic coope­ration in Cuba

20 Mar
In the first week of March 2020, the first CPSA‑F training course and the first CPSA‑F exami­nation took place at the Univer­sidad de las Ciencias Infor­má­ticas (UCI) in Havana,… Read more

Blog Posts from iSAQB® Experts

Software Archi­tects in Changing Times

03 Dec
Christoph Witte: Hello, my name is Christoph Witte. I’m a freelance journalist. I’m here in front of the booth of the Inter­na­tional Software Architecture Quali­fi­cation Board at the OOP… Read more

Quality Assurance of CPSA Trainings by the iSAQB

22 Oct
Christoph Witte: Hello, my name is Christoph Witte. I’m a freelance IT journalist, and I’m here at the booth of the inter­na­tional Software Architecture Quali­fi­cation Board at the OOP… Read more

Software Architecture Fundamentals

10 Aug
Mirko Hillert: Hello, we are here at OOP in Munich. Standing next to me is Mahbouba Gharbi, chair­woman of the iSAQB. Mahbouba, you are an author, software architect and… Read more

Soft Skills for Software Architects

03 Jun
Mirko Hillert: Hello, we are here at the Architectural Gathering 2019 in Munich. Kim Nena Duggen is sitting next to me. Perhaps you can briefly introduce yourself to our… Read more

An adequate and suitable software architecture is the main success factor for any IT project.

Mahbouba Gharbi, Chair­woman of the
iSAQB Executive Board

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