Data Management SPICE

Surviving the data jungle needs proper preparation: The Data Management SPICE is a model extension for Automotive SPICE. As an Automotive SPICE Assessor, this training will expand your knowledge to use Automotive SPICE in conjunction with data management practices.

  • Introduction to DM SPICE (Data Maturity)

    Training objectives & content

    This course introduces Data Management SPICE, the data management model extension for Automotive SPICE. As an Automotive SPICE Assessor, this training will expand your knowledge to use Automotive SPICE in conjunction with projects, products, services, and organizations dealing with data. intacs™-certified assessors of all levels who have gained experience in data management are invited for this course. For Competent and Principal level, this training is a prerequiste for leading an assessment using Data Management SPICE.

    Target groups and prerequisites

    You are an intacs™-certified Automotive SPICE® Provisional Assessor already. This training will deepen your knowledge of the application of data management and data quality principles in mature development processes.

    •   2.5 Days
    •   9 - 17.30 o'clock
    •   Public | Inhouse
    •   DE | EN
    •   max. 12 participants
    •   ECQA Certificate

    The exam takes place directly after the training.

    Overview of topics

    The course will address the following contents: Data Management SPICE can support projects, products, services, and organizations dealing with data:

    • explaining process capability requirements in data management environments especially in automotive industry
    • understanding how to manage data and data quality across the whole data lifecylce
    • how to ensure data quality
    • how to plan, deploy, and operate data
    • ensuring expected process capability by automotive industry
    • helping in both implementing good practices and achieving Automotive SPICE expectations at the same time

    You'll also understand the interpretation of engineering and supporting processes connected to managing data.


    17 Jun - 19 Jun 2024 Data Management SPICE

    Online (EU)
    1,611 eur p.P.*

    25 Nov - 27 Nov 2024 Data Management SPICE

    Online (EU)
    1,611 eur p.P.*

    Benefits for data-driven projects, products, services, and organizations

    The model can help reduce risks related to „bad“ data, especially in the environment of connected cars, over the air (OTA) updates, and services around connectivity, e.g.,

    • Tracking data quality objectives throughout the data lifecycle
    • Looking at an overall (meta) data management strategy
    • Ensuring the right architecture and platforms for data
    • As well as consistently monitoring data quality in operations.

    Benefits for assessors

    The data management processes and their practices help assessors

    • to harmonize interpretations of existing SPICE processes related to data management
    • to use a common terminology for assessing data management practices

    to align ratings among assessors and to ensure consistency of ratings

    Book early to receive an early-bird discount or apply for a group discount on course fees.

    Extra value

    You gain first-hand knowledge from the experts at Kugler Maag Cie, who were directly involved in setting up the MECHANICAL DEVELOPMENT PLUG-IN for Automotive SPICE®. This plug-in was developed by a working group of the intacs™ assessor cooperative.


    As a participant in this course, we also offer you two rewarding extras

    • An original Automotive SPICE® pocket guide, containing the processes of the extended version of VDA Scope including purposes, outcomes and generic practices.
    • This compact handbook of Automotive SPICE® Essentials provides you with a quick introduction to the topic. An essentials guide, the handbook is available in English and was written by leading assessors and trainers.

    Our comprehensive training materials are already included in the course fee. Training materials are written in English.


    We look forward to welcoming you to our training courses. To make it easier for you to concentrate on your course, we do everything we can to make your stay as pleasant as possible. 

    If your course lasts more than four days, we would be delighted to invite you out for the evening. This is also a useful opportunity to discuss what you have learnt or experienced with other course participants and forge friendships.


    Whether its certification training you need or an individual workshop, you always benefit from the full advantages of our know-how. We will design the right training to match your needs, for you (individually) as an expert, or as an exclusive in-house course for your company. Our experts offer all courses in German and English.

    Smilja Mateja, Training Coordination

    Process & organisation

    Information on the training programme

    Some courses take place several times a year as classroom training sessions. Others are only offered as in-house training.

    To make a binding reservation, book directly through the website or send us an order. We will confirm course dates as soon as we have received a minimum number of reservations. You will be sent all required information on course arrangements in advance. Fees include digital course materials, and, if you come to our sites, lunch and refreshments during breaks.

    Most of our courses can also be booked as in-house training sessions. Our instructors will be happy to travel directly to your place of work and train your teams on site. We can also mix and match the content of in-house courses and take a particular situation affecting your projects into account. We will be happy to write a concept proposal for your specific training requirements.

    All courses outlined in our training programme can be held in German or English. Our training materials are written in English.

    You will receive the training documents as a PDF. We recommend that you have your notebook or tablet with you during the course.

    Training package: Seminar skills and attractive discounts

    • 10% early-bird booking discount if you register six or more weeks before a training session.
    • 10% group discount if you register more than one participant from your company for the same course.

    Want to save even more? Discounts can be combined for the same course.

    These conditions do not apply to VDA examination fees for Automotive SPICE® assessor training sessions or the Scaled Agile, Inc. fee for SAFe training.

    We strongly recommend that you have the appropriate ISO standards at hand for and during the exam, and of course during your further work.

    For the Cybersecurity Engineer training (TÜV Nord) this concerns ISO/SAE 21434, for the Functional Safety Engineer course (TÜV Rheinland) the safety standard ISO 26262. For Automotive SPICE® training, however, you will receive the model in the form of our original pocket guide.

    For legal reasons, we are unfortunately not authorized to provide you with a copy of ISO standards. Please ask your employer if you can obtain the respective standard there.

    Conditions of participation

    For courses in our seminar rooms, the fees include digital course materials, lunch and refreshments during breaks per person.

    Our services will be invoiced before beginning of training course.

    Terms of payment: 10 days net. In case of late payment late interest will be charged in accordance with current BGB regulations, in particular §288 BGB (German Civil Code).

    This offer is only open to companies or registered tradespersons. All fees are subject to current sales tax and must be paid on receipt of invoice. Early-bird and group discounts will be subtracted as necessary from invoices.

    We will confirm receipt of your registration. Registrations can be cancelled without penalty up to 6 weeks before each individual event; after that the following rules apply:

    • 6 weeks to 4 weeks before the start of the event = 10%. 
    • 4 weeks to 7 days before the event = 50%.
    • Fees will not be refunded if you cancel a course less than a week before an event.

    We will gladly accept a substitute participant at no additional cost. 

    All courses may be subject to change due to unforeseen circumstances.

    We charge the examination fees of third parties (such as VDC QMC and Scaled Agile Inc. as well as TÜV Rheinland and TÜV Nord) on their behalf. Such fees are not eligible for a discount.

    Your personal information will be stored by KUGLER MAAG CIE GmbH in order to organise the event. By registering for a course you also agree to us contacting you by fax, email or telephone. If you do not wish to consent to us using your information in this way, please send us a message or get in touch. You have the right to withdraw your consent to this arrangement at any time.

    If you take part in an examination with a third-party provider such as the VDA QMC and Scaled Agile Inc. as well as TÜV Rheinland and TÜV Nord, we will pass on the necessary data to the respective provider.