ExpertWave to Promote IEEE Computer Society Certifications

LOS ALAMITOS, Calif., 3 November, 2010 – ExpertWave based in Cairo, Egypt, announced a strategic partnership with the IEEE Computer Society to offer Certified Software Development Associate (CSDA) and Certified Software Development Professional (CSDP) training and certification.

Under the agreement, ExpertWave plans to promote the Computer Society’s CSDA and CSDP programs in all engineering colleges, universities, academic institutions and software companies in the EMEA region to help the IT industry secure qualified students right after graduation and to raise the technical competencies of software practitioners.

The CSDA, designed for entry-level software developers, was introduced in May 2008 and is intended to provide undergraduate computer science and software engineering students their first credential toward a solid career foundation as a software development practitioner. The CSDP certification is intended for mid-career software development practitioners.

The two certifications are the first to conform to the new ISO/IEC 24773 standard, which stipulates methods of certifying software engineering professionals worldwide. The basis of both certifications is the Computer Society’s Guide to the Software Engineering Body of Knowledge (SWEBOK). For more information on the Computer Society’s certifications, go to http://www.computer.org/getcertified.

ExpertWave based in Cairo, Egypt, is one of the leading software engineering training and consulting companies in the Middle East providing software development best practices.

With its customized training solutions for post-graduate, undergraduate and professional software practitioners, ExpertWave helps software companies, academic institutions as well as software practitioners in different roles to achieve their goals and develop software with the needed quality to compete in the market. As the first IEEE Computer Society Registered Education Provider (REP) in the EMEA (Europe, Middle East and Africa) region, ExpertWave is moving in the right direction of providing the complete portfolio of software engineering best practices and standards in the region.

About the IEEE Computer Society

With nearly 85,000 members, the IEEE Computer Society is the world’s leading organization of computing professionals. Founded in 1946, and the largest of the 38 societies of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), the Computer Society is dedicated to advancing the theory and application of computer and information-processing technology, and is known globally for its computing standards activities. For more information, go to http://www.computer.org.

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