Session 102
CSAP Certification Exam Prep Workshop

**NOTE: Workshop not included in conference fee - $1,344.00 ASAP Members

Are you ready to take your career to the next level through CSAP certification? Attend this workshop to advance your knowledge and skills not just as an alliance management professional but as an alliance leader. It's time to distinguish yourself as one of the few who can say they have earned the highest-level professional certification available for a partnership professional.

Led by Ann Trampas—an experienced CSAP-certified member and one of the lead curriculum developers—the workshop will include in-depth discussion with experienced alliance professionals from various industry verticals giving participants exposure to how they apply the alliance principles related to alliance strategy and partner selection.

Each module begins with a brief case scenario designed to spark conversation around key alliance management themes, reviews related concepts, and concludes with a summary of key takeaways. Based on the principles covered in The ASAP Handbook of Alliance Management: A Practitioner's Guide, this interactive course will address the following areas covered in the CSAP exam: Alliance Strategy and Partner Selection; Alliance Formation Processes; Managing Alliances; Developing Organizational Alliance Skillsets; and Fostering Collaborative Organizational Mindsets.

The CSAP Workshop bundle includes the workshop, exam, and complimentary copy of The ASAP Handbook of Alliance Management: A Practitioner's Guide.

Improve your chances of passing by preparing through experiential learning and knowledge sharing with the experts in the profession.

"My CSAP certification is a way of 'branding' my alliance experience and expertise and it demonstrates a level of seriousness about my field that I believe is a differentiator for me." — Donna Peek, CSAP, Genpact


Ann Trampas, CSAP
Professional Development Practice Lead
Phoenix Consulting and Lecturer at the University of Illinios

As Practice Lead Ann works with clients developing and delivering skills mastery classes in collaborative relationship management and consulting in optimizing their strategic alliances. At UIC she teaches Channels of Distribution and Ecommerce, Marketing, Sales Management and Business Strategy and advises the American Marketing Association Chapter. She is also a faculty member of the American Management Association, where she facilitates a variety of courses.

Ann is currently a Board Member and former President of the Midwest Chapter of the Association of Strategic Alliance Professionals (ASAP) and a member of the Technical Advisory Group for the ISO standard for Collaborative Business. She is a member of the Executives Club of Chicago and the American Marketing Association. Previously Ann has held positions including ASAP Certification Program Director and Vice President of Global Alliances for IBM-SPSS.