The International Software Architecture Qualification Board e.V. (iSAQB®) consists of professional software architecture experts from industry, consulting, training, academia and other organisations.
The iSAQB defines training and examination rules and regulations but does not carry out any training or examinations itself, which it assigns to external (licensed) training and examination organisations. It also determines as well as monitors the relevant processes required. Within the iSAQB e. V., all activities are carried out on a voluntary basis.
The iSAQB® Certified Professional for Software Architecture programme (CPSA®) provides software architects with a standardised scheme for initial and further training that is globally recognised.
The scheme consists of three training levels: