IAITAM - Certified Software Asset Manager | CSAM



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26/9/2022 (Monday)


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On this accelerated IAITAM Certified Software Asset Manager (CSAM), you’ll learn the fundamentals for managing and evaluating software assets, both external and internal forces brought into your business. You’ll build knowledge of best practices of Software Asset Management (SAM), which will be used to support the software you use, and often involves a new look at how and why software ranges in your organisation.

As a Software Asset Manager, you’ll be responsible for the overall goals and determine your organisation’s strategies. In just 1 day, you’ll also learn how to:

  • Implement and strategise software piracy and compliance issues
  • Enforce License Data Documentation
  • Implement and distinguish between Proactive vs. Reactive SAM

At the end of the course, you’ll sit the IAITAM Certified Software Asset Manager (CSAM) exam, and get CSAM certified. Through Firebrand’s Lecture | Lab | Review methodology, you’ll get access to courseware and learn from certified instructors; you’ll learn in an accelerated fashion and train in a distraction-free environment.


This course is ideal if you’re interested in implementing Software Asset Management (SAM) into your business.

Four reasons why you should sit your course with Firebrand Training

  1. You'll be trained and certified faster. Learn more on this 1-day accelerated course. You'll get at least 12 hours a day of quality learning time in a distraction-free environment
  2. Your course is all-inclusive. One simple price covers all course materials, exams, accommodation and meals – so you can focus on learning
  3. Pass first time or train again for free. Your expert instructor will deliver our unique accelerated learning methods, allowing you to learn faster and be in the best possible position to pass first time. In the unlikely event that you don't, it's covered by your Certification Guarantee
  4. Study with an award-winning training provider. We've won the Learning and Performance Institute's "Training Company of the Year" three times. Firebrand is your fastest way to learn, with 124.229 students saving more than one million hours since 2001


  • Section 1: The Scope of Software
  • Section 2: Strategic License Management
  • Section 3: Software Harvesting
  • Section 4: License Documentation
  • Section 5: The Right to Audit
  • Section 6: Proactive vs. Reactive SAM
  • Section 7: Developing Goals
  • Section 8: Savings Opportunities
  • Section 9: ITAM Compliance
  • Section 10: Audit Letter
  • Section 11: Examples of License Data Documentation
  • Section 12: Compliance Enforcement
  • Section 13: Understanding the EULA
  • Section 14: Due Diligence for Compliance
  • Section 15: The Art of Negotiation
  • Section 16: Ts & Cs Advice
  • Section 17: ITAM Automation
  • Section 18: Selecting a Discovery Tool
  • Section 19: ITAM Repository
  • Section 20: Hardware & Organisational Impacts

Exam Track

After completing this course, you will be given an exam voucher to sit the exam 24 hours later.

IAITAM Certified Software Asset Manager (CSAM) exam

  • Passing score: 85%
  • Duration: 3 hours
  • Number of questions: 100

What's Included

Your accelerated course includes:

  • Accommodation *
  • Meals, unlimited snacks, beverages, tea and coffee *
  • On-site exams **
  • Exam vouchers **
  • Practice tests **
  • Certification Guarantee ***
  • Courseware
  • Up-to 12 hours of instructor-led training each day
  • 24-hour lab access
  • Digital courseware **
  • * For residential training only. Doesn't apply for online courses
  • ** Some exceptions apply. Please refer to the Exam Track or speak with our experts
  • *** Pass first time or train again free (just pay for accommodation, exams and incidental costs)


There are no prerequisites for this accelerated course.

Are you ready to get certified in record time?

We interview all applicants for the course on their technical background, degrees and certifications held, and general suitability. If you get through this screening process, it means you stand a great chance of passing.

Firebrand Training is an immersive training environment. You must be committed to the course. The above prerequisites are guidelines, but many students with less experience have other background or traits that have enabled their success in accelerated training through Firebrand Training.

If you have any doubts as to whether you meet the pre-requisites please call 09 - 42 419 397 and speak to one of our enrolment consultants, who can help you with a training plan.


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"Intense, clear and lots of fun. Highly recommend."
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