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

Wednesday, September 20, 2023
9:30 AM - 4:30 PM (GMT Daylight Time)
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 prep workshop is a requirement for becoming CA-AM certified.

About the Facilitator

Annick De Swaef, CSAP is CEO of Belgian Road Research Center. She joined BRRC in 2017, bringing more than 20 years of management experience in the public sector and consulting industry.

Previously, De Swaef founded Consensa Consulting in 2009, a Belgian based company specialized in strategic partnerships and alliances. Prior to that, she spent seven years at the public administration of the Brussels Capital region, where she held a variety of management roles from leading a team of road contract managers to implementing organizational change programs.

Annick De Swaef graduated from Ghent University in 1995, earning her master's degree in construction engineering. She is passionate about guiding organizations on their journey to build and operate successful long term business collaborations. She's been an active member of ASAP and a strong advocate for the added value of the ASAP community and best practices for business leaders.

"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, Strategic Alliance Manager, Therapeutics, Bayer Pharmaceuticals.

Please Note: Workshop registration does not include access to the 2023 EU Alliance Summit.


Members: $1,099
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