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IBM Certified Solution Designer - Object Oriented Analysis and Design, vUML 2

Job Role Description / Target Audience

Note: This certification will be withdrawn on 11/30/2015.

This certification targets intermediate level software architects, software analysts, and designers.

The Solution Designer is an individual who provides services related to developing use case, software architecture, software analysis, and software design  models using Unified Modeling Language Version 2 (UML 2).  The Solution Developer is expected to be knowledgeable of the aspects of the software development lifecycle that relate to modeling.  He or she is expected to be able to conceive and describe the static and the dynamic aspects of software systems, making use of all UML 2 diagram types.  

This certification does not cover Business Transformation Analysis or Services Design.  Other IBM certifications will address these specific areas.

To attain the IBM Certified Solution Designer - Object Oriented Analysis and Design vUML 2 certification, candidates must pass 2 tests. To prepare for these tests, based upon the job role and test objectives, refer to the Recommended Educational Resources under Core Requirements below.

Recommended Prerequisite Skills

Certification can be achieved if you have experience with effectively analyzing and designing software systems and/or hardware/software systems using UML 2 and if your modeling efforts have included describing your systems using both static diagrams (such as class and composite structure diagrams) and dynamic diagrams (such as activity, sequence, and state chart diagrams). 


This certification requires 2 test(s).

Test(s) required:

Click on the link(s) below to see test details, test objectives, suggested training and sample tests.

  1. Test C2140-833 - Object Oriented Analysis and Design - Part 1 (Analysis)

  2. Test C2140-834 - Object Oriented Analysis and Design - Part 2 (Design)


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