International Requirements Engineering Board

IREB has been set up in Germany in 2006, to develop a certification program in the field of requirements engineering. Through this program IREB wants to standardize and improve the requirements engineering practice. More information on IREB can be found on this webpage:

The IREB provides the Certified Professional for Requirements Engineering (CPRE) qualification. It is available on three levels:

  • CPRE Foundation: available since 2006
  • CPRE Advanced: partially available since 2012 (two out of three modules):
    • Requirements Elicitation and Consolidation
    • Requirements Modeling
    • Requirements Management (under construction)
  • CPRE Expert: under construction

The figure below presents the certification scheme of IREB: