TM Forum plays a leading role in educating the industry on innovative new approaches to accelerating digital transformation. We offer all of the critical enabling technologies and know-how for moving toward agile modularized platform-based architectures.
The following courses are available:
- TM Forum Open API Fundamentals – Online or On-site
- The fundamentals course introduces the key concepts of Open APIs and provides examples of how they are used in real-world scenarios, how they are structured and how they relate to TM Forum Frameworx so that developers and architects can begin deploying them in their businesses.
- TM Forum Open API Practitioners’ Course – On-site
- The practitioners course provides attendees the opportunity to practice using and extending the TM Forum Open APIs as well as techniques used when implementing the APIs. It will take participants through detailed lab-based exercises to ensure a significant depth of knowledge and practical skills are attained over the course of the program.
Thanks TM Forum for providing Open API Fundamental & Open API Practitioner training. Through the training, I have gained deep understanding on not only Open API, but the whole Frameworx including eTOM, SID and TAM. TM Forum Open API is not just a set of API, but a complete framework, tool and methodology. For those innovative companies or the companies which are transforming towards digital enterprise, the Open API courses are very useful and pragmatic. I recommend more experts to learn these courses.” Mr. Tong Xing, head of Open API Platform, China Telecom
TM Forum career certifications are a member benefit to enable individuals in member companies to develop their personal career path or for companies to demonstrate the expertise of their team. TM Forum certification exhibits your knowledge and understanding of the use of our industry recognized, in-demand standards and best practices.
The following career certifications for Open APIs are available:
- TM Forum Platform Development Manager – achieve this career certification upon completion of the TM Forum Open API Fundamentals, Information Framework (SID) Fundamentals and Frameworx Overview training courses & exams.
- TM Forum Open API Developer – this is the next level of career certification following completion of the Platform Development Manager certification + the Open API Practitioners’ Course and exam.
- TM Forum Open API & Data Model Architect – this is the next level of career certification following completion of Open API Developer certification + the Information Framework (SID) Practitioners’ course and exam.
- TM Forum Platform Architect – this is the highest level of career certification attainable, as it is the combination of Open API & Data Model Architect + the Business Process Framework (eTOM) Practitioners’ course and exams.
Completing self-certification demonstrates that you have successfully completed the implementation of the Open API so that your partners, clients and suppliers can see the validation of your API conformance.
We have a suite of conformance specifications and Conformance Test Kits (CTKs) available for self-validation of your implementation.