OMG and its members invest their resources and time to realize certification programs that strive to remain ahead of job market demands and trends. Our certification programs are designed by the same subject matter experts who authored their underlying standards from a collective wealth of industry experience and best practices. When individuals and organizations invest their time and money in either getting certified or via sponsorship, the return on investment is not only immediate, but transcends domains and time. Individual and organizational affiliation with our certification programs provides immediate credibility with colleagues, employers, and clients as well as reveals previously unforeseeable pathways to networks granting unlimited potential that would have otherwise remained obscure.
According to a 2023 Value of IT Certification Candidate Report, 92% of certified professionals feel more confident in their abilities, 79% report increased respect from their peers, 74% report greater autonomy in the workplace, 39% found new jobs, and 32% received salary increases within 6 months. Furthermore, 91% of hiring managers list certification as a hiring criterion.
Our BPM 2 certifications validate an individual understands how to model and analyze business processes and demonstrates their familiarity with the many concepts and frameworks that define BPM today. As BPM use exponentially expands, more organizations demand developers with BPM expertise. Recognizing that BPM practitioners may work on the business and/or technical side(s) of an industry and respectively utilize different sets of concepts and tools, our certification exams likewise split into two tracks above the fundamental level to define separate business and technical intermediate and advanced level certifications.
Our SysML certifications validate the breadth and depth of an individual's knowledge within the systems engineering domain (SysML and Model-Based Systems Engineering [MBSE]), which instills peers and employers alike with confidence in a certified candidate's participation and/or leadership role in real-world engineering analysis and design. Our SysML certifications are tested at four levels (model user as well as model builder fundamental, intermediate and advanced). The model builder levels emphasize the interconnectedness among the different model viewpoints that gives MBSE its distinct advantage over conventional engineering methods.
Our UML 2 certifications validate an individual's UML knowledge which instantly communicates credibility to clients, employers and the IT community. There are three levels of UML 2 Certification (foundation, intermediate and advanced), which progressively test more complex UML concepts and their modern usage.
The three aforementioned OMG certification areas are jointly managed by OMG and OMG Japan. OMG manages worldwide certifications in these areas taken in English while OMG Japan manages certifications in these areas taken in Japanese.
All OMG certification exams are administered by Pearson VUE and can be taken worldwide via a network of secure Pearson VUE testing centers or via Pearson OnVUE from the comfort of your home or office.