An Implementing Goal-Driven Measurement (IGDM) Instructor introduces the methods for identifying and defining indicators (graphical displays) and measures that directly support an organization’s business goals related to product development, process improvement, and project management.As an SEI-Certified IGDM Instructor, you’ll reap the rewards of professional recognition through certification, and you’ll also add value to your organization. IGDM Instructors contribute standard practices to increase efficiency and support the business goals within their organizations by delivering methods for identifying and defining indicators and measures that directly support product development, process improvement, and project management.
Before applying to become an SEI-Certified IGDM Instructor, you must meet all of the following qualification criteria:
Technical and Measurement Experience
Submit the application to become an SEI-Certified IGDM Instructor. Your application package must include the following:
Demonstrate your understanding of the methodology and concepts used in the IGDM course by completing exercises that test your knowledge of the subject matter.
Send your completed worksheets to
All documents are evaluated by SEI personnel. If you submit below-average work, the SEI will inform you of remediation steps. If your exercises are approved, you will be invited to attend
During the instructor training course, you must demonstrate competency in all performance objectives associated with the course. In particular, you should be prepared to deliver any of the modules from the IGDM course and to analyze and provide feedback to solutions of the course exercises. SEI instructors will review your performance using a checklist of expected competencies.
If your performance in instructor training is deficient, the SEI will either (at the SEI’s sole discretion) (1) recommend appropriate remedial activities that must be completed to continue with the qualification process, or (2) disqualify the candidate with no opportunity for remediation.
Within 12 months of completing the instructor training course, you must undergo a performance assessment by the SEI while you deliver the Implementing Goal-Driven Measurement course to an actual class. Performance assessments may be conducted via observation of an SEI observer or through recorded class presentations. During the assessment, you must demonstrate competency in all performance objectives associated with the course delivery. The SEI will use a checklist of competencies to assess your performance.
In an on-site observation, the SEI may observe up to two candidates per offering, provided that the SEI is informed prior to the offering. Your sponsoring SEI Partner determines the location of the course offering and reimburses the SEI for daily effort and actual travel expenses when the SEI performs the observation.
The observer will provide you with feedback at the conclusion of the observation. You will receive your performance assessment results from the SEI within 2-3 weeks.
SEI-Certified IGDM Instructors will receive a certification diploma.
If your observation was unsatisfactory, the SEI will provide you with feedback and, if necessary, steps for remediation. Any additional SEI support for remedial work will be billed in accordance with your sponsoring SEI Partner’s license agreement.
Your IGDM instructor certification is valid for a period of three years from the award date. Learn how to renew your IGDM Instructor Certification.