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REQUIREMENTS ENGINEERING QUALIFICATIONS BOARD (REQB®)
REQB® IS A LEADING CERTIFICATION SCHEME FOR REQUIREMENTS ENGINEERING
The Requirements Engineering Qualifications Board (REQB®) was founded in 2006. Its members are international experts for Requirements Engineering, who are working on a global Requirements Engineering program. As a result, REQB® intends to create an international standard, recognized as the common language in the discipline of Requirements Engineering.
The main reasons for the development of a new standard for Requirements Engineering were the growing complexity and software dependency. As a result, the success of companies has become highly contingent upon software that is error free.
The Syllabi represent the common Body of Knowledge shared by REQB® members all around the world. Each Syllabus is thoroughly analyzed and prepared by Requirements Engineering practitioners with proven experience in this discipline. Each syllabus thereby makes it possible to train and test internationally the RE competences at the same level.
Based on this common Body of Knowledge, REQB® introduced the certification scheme for all professionals in the discipline of Requirements Engineering, that is called
It offers a wide range of benefits. First and foremost, being certified puts you, as a requirements engineer, in a position to document your knowledge. Thanks to the certification path designed for the REQB® scheme, you have the opportunity to align your education with the demands of your career. For instance, in the Advanced certification level, you can choose between management (Requirements Manager) and a more technical orientation (Requirements Developer). In other words, your certification can grow along with your career advancement.