The CITA-S certification is an experienced based interview (held online or in person) which reviews the candidates industry experience. A CITA-Associate level certification is HIGHLY recommended prior to registering for this certification.
The CITA-S certification will enhance the credibility and capability of successful candidates and provide assurance to employers that CITA-Specialist are able to practice as successful architects, though not on projects or programs as large as those requiring a CITA-Professional. It will also better align with the requirements to enter the following CITA-Professional level of certification.
The CITA-Associate level certificate is highly recommended but not mandatory. Extensive documentation is required prior to being scheduled to sit this review board. Please download the full requirement manual for a more detailed guide.
Module 1: Completed at least 3 mentor sessions (Iasa can assign a mentor upon registration)
Module 2: Completed documentation set
Module 3: Attend the scheduled review board session
The CITA-S credential is achieved by passing a board of your peers who have obtained the CITA-S level or higher already. The actual board logistics follow this deployment:
- 1 hour review board session (online or onsite – depends on Chapter bootstrapping availability):a. 30 minute presentation given by candidate
b. 15 minute Q&A Session on documentation provided and PowerPoint
c. 15 minute final Q&A session
- Decision conveyed by Iasa within 48 hours of review board.
As passing the experienced-based interview for CITA-S® can be challenging, Iasa is organising a special preparation class this September 05th -06th in Kuala Lumpur to help aspiring candidates get ready for their review.
This is the second time in Asia Pacific that such a class is available – and it will be personally conducted by Paul Preiss, CEO and founder of Iasa Global. Download the detailed manual.
As there are limited seats, you will need to register in advance for the preparation class.
Paul Preiss is the CEO and Founder of the Iasa, one of the largest Enterprise and IT architect associations in the world. Through his time at Iasa, Paul has taken the association from a single user group in Austin Tx to an international organization with chapters in over 25 countries. Paul’s vision is a unified architecture profession with effective education, credentials and ethics which fully supports corporate strategy and delivery. Prior to developing Iasa, Paul was the chief architect for Dell Pan Asia where he helped to integrate the technology strategy across 14 countries.
HOW TO REGISTER
Total certification cost, which includes preparation class and review board examination, is US$2,500.