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Certification Renewal & Eligibility

Online Points Submission

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Instructions on how to register points online can be found here.

CA-AM Renewal

To renew your CA-AM certification, you must earn six points from at least two of the four point categories below over the course of three years, with at least one point per year.

NOTE: CA-AM renewal and CSAP certification eligibility requirements are the same.

CSAP Eligibility

CSAP candidates must earn six (6) points from at least two of the four point categories below within a three-year period. (Prospective CSAPs can accumulate all six points in one year). Members that have accumulated six points do not have to wait three years between CA-AM and CSAP certification.


The four point categories are:

Contributing to the Body of Knowledge
Presentations
Sharing member competency in alliance management
Category/Activity Points Policies
ASAP conferences (Summit, BioPharma) 3 Covers both attendance and presentation (includes panelist and moderators)
ASAP Netcast Series 1 Global Webinars
Chapter event/meeting 1 Covers both attendance and presentation. Must follow ASAP Global Chapter Event Process and be approved for points by the Chapter president. It is expected that Chapter presentations will be posted in the ASAP Member Resource Library.
Delivering ASAP & EPPP approved courses 1 Approved courses are posted on the ASAP website. Attendance is verified by Instructor
Delivering at an approved non-ASAP conference/course 1 Approval from the Certification Points Task Force. Verification for approval criteria can be found on the ASAP website.
Writing
Sharing member competency in alliance management
Category/Activity Points Policies
White paper for ASAP document library 2 Submitted and approved by Certification Points Task Force
Article published in Strategic Alliance Magazine (SAM) 1 Approved by the SAM editorial team
Article published in an approved publication 1 Approved by Certification Points Task Force
Blogging 0.25 Verification process: provide blog link & # of responses to views, likes, shares on social media sites.
Professional Development
Attending / Participating
Augmenting member competency in alliance management
Category/Activity Points Policies
ASAP conference 2 Must be registered through the ASAP registration system. Attendees located more than 100 miles away from a chapter will receive 2.5 points.
ASAP global webinar 0.25 Must be registered through the ASAP registration system
Chapter event/meeting 0.25 Must be registered through the ASAP registration system and attendance must be confirmed. Attendees located more than 100 miles away from the chapter meeting will receive .5 points
ASAP Alliance Management Simulettes 0.25 Verified by certificate of completion
Authorized ASAP & EPPP courses/programs 0.1 per hour Includes ASAP certification prep courses and course provided by the Education Provider Partners. Attendance is verified by the instructor.
Approved non-ASAP conferences/courses / programs 0.1 per hour Approved by the Certification Points Task Force
Approved continuing education courses / programs 0.1 per hour Approved by Certification Points Task Force
Mentoring 2 Participated in a 6 mos of a chapter sponsored mentoring program with a structured framework. Aprox equivalent to 20 hrs of service. Verified by Mentor Program Manager.
Mentee 1 Participated in a 6 mos chapter sponsored mentoring program with a structured framework. Attendance through 80% of the meetings and activities. Aprox equivalent to 10 hrs of professional development. Verified by Mentor.
Service to the Profession
Service to ASAP
Promoting the profession and supporting ASAP
Category/Activity Points Policies
Chapter leadership team 2 per year Needs to be an elected position and registered with ASAP headquarters.
Participation on an ASAP board / task force / committee / special project / Chapter 1 per year per role Points for service are assigned by Committee Chairs Taskforce Leader or Chapter leadership. Leaders have some discretion based on level of service in the role.
Evangelism 0.25 Promotion of Alliance management/ASAP/Certification through presentations at industry conferences, webinars, publications, blogs, etc.

Please see our submissions guidelines for more information on how to earn points in these categories. If you have completed any of these tasks, complete our Request for Service Points Form (see below) to officially register your certification points. If you have any additional questions about certification, please contact ASAP Certification Coordinator Jennifer Silver at jsilver@strategic-alliances.org.


For more information email us at info@strategic-alliances.org or call +1-781-562-1630