Face-to-Face CA-AM Certification Exam Prep Workshop

Monday, November 6, 2023
10:30 AM - 5:00 PM (EST)
Category: Certification

Do you want to validate and strengthen your alliance management expertise? Increase your alliance IQ? Then plan to attend the Certificate of Achievement – Alliance Management (CA-AM) Prep Workshop as it explores and reinforces key alliance concepts that are covered in the CA-AM exam.

This interactive professional development workshop will review key alliance concepts and then move to a case scenario analysis and robust group discussion. Each segment will then conclude with a summary of key takeaways. In addition, this workshop will support the foundation of concepts, principles, and proven best practices that can be rapidly applied to daily activities to improve alliance results and become a credible and effective partner.

Based on the principles covered in The ASAP Handbook of Alliance Management: A Practitioner's Guide, this review workshop will address the following areas covered in the CA-AM exam:

  • Alliance Life Cycle Framework
  • Strategic Rationale and Readiness
  • Alliance Selection
  • Alliance Execution
  • Planning and Organizing Skills
  • Management and Leadership Skills

ASAP professional alliance management certification translates into better business outcomes in several ways. It:

  • Streamlines and reduces your alliance team's time and effort in supporting partnerships
  • Strengthens the connection between strategy and day-to-day implementation
  • Helps foresee and mitigate significant partnership and alliance risks
  • Fosters greater value creation through partnership and alliance insights, lessons learned, and enhanced efficiency
  • Improves partnership and alliance portfolio success rates

Workshop Bundle Includes:

Participation in full-day in-person workshop and a hard copy of The ASAP Handbook of Alliance Management: A Practitioner's Guide. Also included in the workshop fee is the online exam. Taking the CA-AM Certification Exam Prep Workshop is a requirement for becoming CA-AM certified.

About the Facilitator

Lynda McDermott is founding president of EquiPro International Ltd., an international management consulting and executive coaching firm. She has worked in over 35 countries setting up and developing leadership, product, research, and alliance teams. 

She is an instructor for ASAP's CA-AM certification program and TE-AM Alliance workshop and is an official ASAP Educator Provider Partner. McDermott works with such companies as Pfizer, Moffitt Cancer Research Center, PricewaterhouseCoopers, Biogen, and Sanofi. 

She is a best-selling author, a certified speaking professional, and an adjunct faculty member on alliances for the American Management Association. Lynda is also the founding president of the Healthcare Business Women's Association of Florida and the Tampa Bay Chapter Chair of the Women Presidents Organization.

ASAP certification is a way of demonstrating commitment to the profession. It encourages you to keep working on continuous education and personal development, and on helping to develop the body of knowledge.

Christoph Huwe, CSAP, PhD
Senior Director, Strategic Alliance Management
Bayer AG Pharmaceuticals

Please Note: Workshop registration does not include access to the 2023 ASAP BioPharma Conference.


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