CMMI Institute

Certified High Maturity Lead Appraiser Certifications

High Maturity organizations use statistical methods and quantitative data to understand risk and predict outcomes based on past performance.  As a result of high maturity practices, these organizations consistently perform beyond their competitors. 

Are you ready to lead appraisal efforts for organizations seeking to achieve CMMI maturity levels 4 or 5? Become a CMMI Institute-Certified SCAMPIˢᵐ High Maturity Lead Appraiser.

Certification Process for Advanced Individuals

  1. Meet Qualification Criteria

    Before applying to become a SCAMPI HMLA, you must:

    • Be a current Certified SCAMPI Lead Appraiser in good standing.
    • Present evidence of having led at least two CMMI SCAMPI A Appraisals and participated as an appraisal team member on at least one high maturity SCAMPI A appraisal.
    • Must have successfully completed theAdvancing Organizational Capability: Achieving High Maturitycourse within the last 5 years.
  2. Submit the CMMI Lead Appraiser Application Package

    You must submit:

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  3. Review Appraiser Application

    Each application will be reviewed by the CMMI Institute Appraiser Application Review committee.

    Present evidence of experience working in a high maturity process improvement environment in one of the following two areas:

    • Developing/facilitating high maturity training at an organization
    • Statistical/quantitative management, or modeling & simulation experience in direct support of managing/building products
  4. Pass HMLA Entrance Exam

    After your application has been approved, you will receive instructions to register for the HMLA Entrance Exam.

  5. Schedule and complete HMLA Oral Examination

    After passing the HMLA Entrance examination, you can schedule your HMLA Oral Examination by contacting the CMMI Institute.

  6. Receive your Certification

Price Breakdown

Certification Step Fees
HMLA Entrance Exam $400
HMLA Oral Exam $1800