Competency Management tailored to the North America market

International CMS Solutions, now at your regional doorstep in North America.

Comaea Academy - Built to Last

We are here to help raise awareness, provide tips and give advice on multiple fields within Competency Management.

Industry Solutions tailored to the North American Region

Aligning the most critical industries in North America towards international competency standards.

Organizational Solutions

Booming industry calls for key functions in your organization to be exceptionally competent. Comaea optimizes the competency development process for critical disciplines such as HR and Project Management.


Targeted competency solutions for North America

Comaea is thrilled to extend its international reach over into the Western Hemisphere. As the world’s leading provider of Competency Management Solutions, Comaea brings the best in competency-based applications and products, all proven at an international scale.

Now within reach for the growing industries of Canada and the United States, we are committed to introducing globally benchmarked technology to key business sectors, while holding firm to the unique standards and values that define the region.

Oil and Gas

As the lifeline of Western Canada’s economy, and a critical factor of the American market, the ongoing success and sustainability of the Oil and Gas industry is of key importance to North America and beyond.

The Comaea solution for the Oil and Gas industry is specifically tailored to help each individual Oil & Gas company ensure the right competencies are always maintained and developed, so that any future competencies can support future corporate strategies. Our solution also provides fully customizable dashboards where key indicators are presented to help you keep track of certifications and compliance by mapping competencies to remote sites shown on Google Maps.

Power and Energy

From the frigid conditions of the Arctic Circle to the desert environments of Arizona, North America holds a unique requirement for power and energy providers to be fully prepared for a spectrum of operating and delivery conditions.

At Comaea, we have over ten years of experience in the development of Competency Management Solutions for a wide range of Power & Energy sectors, not to mention a comprehensive competency and job framework with nearly 1,000 competencies across over 100 energy-related jobs. Our solutions assist Power & Energy companies in providing an immediate, accurate view of competencies and gaps, as well as real-time tracking of certifications and compliance.

Human Resources

The key to success for any organization ultimately lies at the hands of Human Resources and the effective, efficicient management of human talent. Comaea HR Solutions turn to the application of technology and software products for streamlined workforce development.

Our wide range of standalone apps, or industry-specific packages target a simplified implementation of your Human Resource requirements against a proven international standard. From mapping competencies, through the identification of individual development plans and learning solutions, rest assured that a Comaea App is available to meet the specific need of your organization, all held against approved HR practices worldwide.

Project Management

As the North American economy continues to recover, project management compliance requirements are soaring to new heights with a dramatic increase in construction, infrastructure and civil initiatives.

Using frameworks aligned to PMI and APM standards, Comaea provides technoloogy-based solutions to sustain the competencies crucial to project delivery. By mapping project managerment competencies to the appropriate project risk, individual project managers can assess themselves against industry standards while senior managers can collect valuable skills and experience that  help in the effective utilization and deployment of project managers throughout the wider organization.

We offer a full range of Global Industry Solutions

Comaea Academy

Learn more. Be better. Gain the knowledge you need to truly
excel in all things ‘Competency’.

From webinars to whitepapers, the Comaea Academy boasts a library of information, events, tools and tips you may need to move your competency mangement iniatives forward. With engagements regularly hosted both internationally as well as via our regional offices, visit the Comaea Academy to learn more, or to simply network with others in the industry.


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The Comaea Team

The team is lead by Comaea’s founder and CEO Per Palmér, a serial entrepreneur with a passion for People Management and Human Capital Development. Per was a pioneer in the field of Competency Management, developing the 1st Generation and world’s first text-based Competency Management Solution (CMS) in 1986, the 2nd Generation Windows CMS in 1991, the 3rd Generation Client/Server CMS in 1996, the 4th Generation CMS as an early Application Service Provider in 2001 and now with Comaea, the 5th Generation trueSaaS/Cloud CMS Solution since 2008.

Here in North America, Darrell Sim supports the Comaea initiatives of Canada and the US with over 12 years of practical experience in the design, development and deployment of large-scale competency management projects. Seasoned in CMS implementations across a wide range of industry disciplines, Darrell is also a PMI certified project manager and has worked as a preferred consultant to major international organizations such as BP, BHP Billiton, Apache Corporation, Alberta Health Services, SABIC, and the PetroSkills Training Alliance.

Contact our North American Office

If you are interested in finding out more about our cloud-based competency management system and how it can immediately impact your organization, please let us know.

We’ll happily use a fully customized demonstration to show you how a Comaea App or even a full scale Comaea Solution may drive your organization towards success!