sammaturity has expertly developed two distinct training and certification curriculums for software asset management professionals to support ongoing personal development and career advancement in this rapidly expanding field.

  • The SAM Leader Operational Self-Assessment & Certification program has been created to guide SAM leaders and executives through a structured methodology that enables participants to rapidly identify improvement opportunities and the tactics that will work best in their specific environment.
  • The SAM Audit Readiness Training & Practitioner Certification provides expert guidance and tactics by which SAM professionals can establish and maintain audit ready operations. This is crucial to success of every SAM organization as it enables SAM professionals to focus on executing the full asset life cycle versus being a reactive operation.
  • SAM Blueprint Review Workshop

SAM Audit Readiness Training & Practitioner Certification

sammaturity has developed a targeted curriculum designed to assist SAM leaders and practitioners establish and maintain the required organizational and operational readiness to effectively respond when an actual Audit Notification arrives. Utilizing our experience running and advising SAM operations at firms of all sizes.

Session #1

  • Audit Response Team (ART) Roster
  • Process Alignment Map
  • Publisher Audit Rights Log
  • Publisher Deployment Guidance
  • ART Audit Kick-Off Agenda

Session #2

  • Audit Susceptibility Calculator
  • Audit Readiness Calculator
  • Audit Communications & Interactions
  • Audit Participant Profile

Over the span of 2 detailed sessions which make-up the full SAM Audit Readiness Training & Practitioner Certification curriculum, participants are informed of detailed best practices in each SAM process discipline. The curriculum features multiple templates, tools and exercises to support immediate implementation of the techniques and concepts. The program culminates with the Practitioner Certification exam.

sammaturity’s SAM Audit Readiness Training & Practitioner Certification is excellent for seasoned software asset management veterans as well as new SAM associates looking to establish a strong foundation in the principles necessary to achieve career success. Regardless of the participants experience level, the program will enhance current performance and empower participants to put into immediate practice the techniques and tactics defined in the course.

In all, the SAM Audit Readiness curriculum is a 4-hour course aligned into 2 unique sessions followed by the Certified Practitioner exam. Upon successful completion of the certification exam, participants are awarded the Certified SAM Practitioner designation. sammaturity’s SAM Audit Readiness Training & Practitioner Certification program is available for a fee of $995.00 and is a virtual self-paced, independent study format.

sammaturity also offers the SAM Audit Readiness Training & Practitioner Certification program as a scheduled, single day course. For details and upcoming schedule, please email sammaturity using the ‘Contact Us’ link.

sammaturity offers special pricing and delivery of this program for residents of India. For more details please email sammaturity using the ‘Contact Us’ link.

SAM Leader Operational Self-Assessment & Certification

In this program, Software Asset Management leaders are guided through a self-assessment of their organizations current level of maturity, assess operational risk and environment complexity impacting current performance and the effectiveness of current operations in 8 specific SAM process areas. The curriculum is structured in a manner that educates the participant on SAM best practices, identifying the specific actions and tactics that produce enhanced results when implemented. The SAM Leader Operational Self-Assessment & Certification culminates with the curriculum certification exam to document mastery of the subject matter. Lastly, sammaturity, utilizing the 3-part self-assessment exercises that are submitted as part of the program, produces the SAM Blueprint which is delivered to the participant via e-mail 5-7 days after course completion.

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Session 1

Utilizing the knowledge and insight of the SAM leader, sammaturity’s Maturity Assessment methodology guides the individual through 70 unique factors and 5 filter levels to identify current SAM Maturity. The SAM Maturity Self-Assessment forms the foundation for SAM Blueprint development.

Session 2

Building upon the Maturity Assessment, SAM leaders next complete the Operational Risk & Environment Complexity SAM Profile. SAM leaders will complete 8 separate filters and 40 individual factors to determine current levels of risk and complexity influencing current SAM performance and capability.

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Session 3

The final activity of the 3 Part Self-Assessment is creation of the detailed SAM MicroService Analysis in which SAM leaders identify the specific activities and task currently being performed and the level of effectiveness for these activities.

SAM Blueprint Design

Upon submission of the 3 Part Self-Assessment and successful completion of the certification exam, participants receive the following:

  • Certified Software Asset Management Leader Certificate
    • Delivered to the graduate via e-mail in pdf form, the Certified Software Asset Management Leader certificate designates successful completion of the course and mastery of the content.
  • Customized SAM Blueprint
    • sammaturity’s advisors review the submitted self-assessment components of the curriculum – SAM Maturity / SAM Risk & Complexity / SAM Process Microservice Analysis – to produce the customized SAM Blueprint. The SAM Blueprint features a series of targeted recommendations to enhance current operational performance including specific actions and tactics.

In all, the SAM Leader Operational Self-Assessment & Certification program features 3 separate training sessions of near 5 hours of course time, multiple templates that can be put to immediate use, multiple exercises, 3 detailed educational self-assessment exercises and the certification exam. Upon successful completion of the certification exam, participants are awarded the Certified SAM Leader designation. sammaturity’s SAM Leader Operational Self-Assessment & Certification program is available for a fee of $1,495.00 and is a self-paced, independent study format.

sammaturity also offers the SAM Leader Operational Self-Assessment & Certification program as a scheduled, single day course. For details and upcoming schedule, please email sammaturity using the ‘Contact Us’ link.

sammaturity offers special pricing and delivery of this program for residents of India. For more details please email sammaturity using the ‘Contact Us’ link.