Industry Standard Certifications

For Students:

Certification levels and required courses are listed below.

For Businesses and Tool Providers:

Toll functionality required to support the full range of CM2 operating standards is defined in CM2-500 The IPE/CM2 Model. Of 225 operating standards, 100 need the support of PLM tools. Of the 100, 40 are categorized as mandatory. All 40 reside in the domain of configuration management.

Enterprise Configuration Management (ECM Basics) Certificate Requirements

Course CM2-01: Foundation of Integrated Operational Excellence  (2 days)

Course CM2-02: Requirements and the CM2 Baseline (2 days)

Course CM2-03: Fundamentals of Change Management (2 days)

Course CM2-04: The CM2 Change Process (2 days)

CM2-C (CM2 Comprehensive) Certification Requirements


Course CM2-05: Optimizing the Digital Thread (2 days)

Course CM2-06: Achieving Enterprise CM2 Implementation (2 days)

CM2 Advanced Track Courses

PREREQUISITE: CM2-C Certification

Course CM2-07: Executing the Digital Thread and Twin (2 days)

Course CM2-08: Enabling Digital Transformation (2 days)

CM2-P (CM2 Professional) Certification Requirements

1. CM2-C Certification is a prerequisite for taking CM2-09
2. CM2-P is awarded upon completion of Courses 01-09

Course CM2-09: Application Workshops for Achieving Operational Excellence (3 days)

*Requirements for Retaining CM2-P Certification - None

Software CM Certification

CM2-S (CM2 Software) Certificate Requirements


Course CM2-13: Optimizing the Software Lifecycle with CM2 (3 days)