The work within SEMAT is currently organized in four areas:

Practice area: for example, working on a practice library on top of the kernel, requirements of SEMAT, the development of tools, etc.

Education area: for example the development of courses in software engineering both for the academic world and for the industry

Theory area: for example, the development of a general theory of software engineering, and research in software engineering.

Community area: for example, making SEMAT a legal entity, creating a new web site, seeking funding, and growing the community.