Certified Hardware Asset Management Professional (CHAMP)

Certified Hardware Asset Management Professional (CHAMP) Course follows the lifecycle of IT hardware assets beyond the scope of the cradle to grave analogy. It discusses the business practices that is used to manage those assets efficiently and cost-effectively. Emphasis is placed on identifying the policies that enhance lifecycle management.

In general, policies are only effective if developed by a cross-section of the impacted departments, are reviewed frequently to remain current, and are consistently communicated and enforced.

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The IAITAM Certified Hardware Asset Management Professional (“CHAMP”) course is designed to address the numerous issues plaguing professionals in managing hardware assets, and follows the lifecycle of IT hardware assets beyond the scope of the cradle to grave analogy and discusses the business practices that can best be used to manage those assets efficiently and cost-effectively. Emphasis is placed on identifying the policies that enhance lifecycle management. It also focuses on one of the least developed processes for asset management, disposal management, and discusses the process for disposal, analysis of the costs and benefits to help you decide the best avenue to pursue, and the pitfalls to avoid.

Course Materials:  IAITAM provides TheInnovation students with an electronic copy of the course materials.  IAITAM does not provide hard copies of the materials to students who take the eLearning class and will not sell hard copies of the materials to students taking the eLearning class.  The electronic materials that are provided to students taking IAITAM’s online class delivered on TheInnovation platform are 100% identical to the materials that IAITAM provides and uses in their classroom courses.

 

 

In This Course You Will Learn:

  • Successfully apply IT Asset Management best practices to build and maintain IT hardware assets
  • Identify the practices leading to sustainable Hardware Asset Management programs that maximize value to the organization and meet goals specified
  • Determine and execute next steps, and evaluate success within the organization’s unique culture, strengths and weaknesses

Prerequisites

This course is designed for those individuals with minimal to no experience in the field of Hardware Asset Management.

Module 00: Certified Hardware Asset Management Professional (CHAMP)- Course Introduction

Module 01: IT Asset Management (ITAM) Profession Introduction 

  • International association of IT Asset Managers (IAITAM)
  • 12 Key Process Areas (KPAs) in Certified Hardware Asset Management
  • IT Asset Management as a Profession
  • Exercises: KPAs Assessment & Communication Styles Assessment

Module 02: KPAs Assessment Exercise Discussion

Module 03: Advocating for your IT Asset Management Program 

  • Communication
  • Education
  • Policy Management

Module 04: Setting up the Program

  • How to use IBPL
  • The Request and Approval Process
  • What should be standardized

Module 05: Asset Standards

  • Standard Levels
  • Standard Goals
  • What to Manage
  • Exercise: Design Managed Standards List

Module 06: Implementing a Program 

  • Corporate Goals
  • Implementing and Measuring the Program
  • Roles Within the Hardware Program

Module 07: Using Automation 

  • When to Automate
  • Process Automation
  • Automation Tools

Module 08: Acquisition Processes 

  • Asset Selection Process
  • Vendor Selection
  • Product Selection Tools

Module 09: Hardware Negotiations 

  • Negotiations Planning
  • Negotiation Skillset
  • It’s All in the Contract

Module 10: Hardware Contracts 

  • Leasing
  • Volume Purchase Agreements
  • Managing New Pricing Models
  • Quiz: Acquiring Hardware Assets

Module 11: Vendor Management & Asset Identification 

  • Managing Hardware Vendors
  • Outsourcing
  • RFID and Barcoding

Module 12: Managing the Assets during Use 

  • Driving Asset Value
  • Service Management and ITAM
  • IMAC
  • Quiz: Assets in Use

Module 13: Managing the Inventory 

  • Inventory Management
  • Discovery
  • Tool Functionality
  • Exercise: Building Physical Inventory Plan
  • Exercise Review

Module 14: Data Storage and Inventory Management 

  • Asset Repository
  • Necessary Data
  • Data Center Management

Module 15: Reuse 

  • End of Life
  • Loss, Theft and Leasing
  • Redeployment

Module 16: Disposal 

  • Disposal and E-Waste
  • Governance
  • ITAD Vendors
  • Quiz: End of Life

The Certified Hardware Asset Management Professional (CHAMP) course is accredited by APMG and IAITAM and completing this course fully qualifies you to sit for the IAITAM Certified Hardware Asset Management Professional (CHAMP) examination given by IAITAM.

Online certification testing is available for students after course completion, with a valid exam voucher.  The voucher may be purchased from TheInnovation only at the time the course is purchased.  For students who do not purchase an exam voucher at the time of the class, they must contact IAITAM within 24 hours of attaining their course completion certificate for exam options.

All students who purchase an exam voucher from TheInnovation when they purchase the course must contact IAITAM with their certificate within 24 hours of completing the video portion of the course for exam scheduling options.  All exam periods are 14 days.

If the exam is not purchased at the same time as the course, you may purchase the exam at the non-member price of $350 by contacting IAITAM directly within 90 days of the date on your course completion certificate.

Testing requires non-interrupted internet connection and may be taken at any time during the 14 day period. Once a test is started students are required to complete it during that session and are permitted up to 3 hours to complete the exam.  Candidates who purchase an exam voucher receive one test retake free of charge if they fail to achieve pass status on the first attempt. The retake is available after a 24 hour window of the first attempt and must be completed during the 14 day open period.

If a student is unable to attempt their exam during the extension period or does not pass one or both attempts they may purchase just the exam package through IAITAM only at non-member pricing (no discounts apply).

The Certification Exam consists of one hundred (100) questions are on each IAITAM certification exam and a passing mark is achieved by attaining 85% or higher.  If a student is unable to complete the exam and retake (if needed) within their 14 day window, a one-time 7 day extension can be purchased for $50 USD; this option must be completed before the initial 14 day window expires.

If you have purchased the exam with your course, immediately upon completion send an email to info@iaitam.org to notify IAITAM that you have completed the course and need to schedule your exam.  To purchase and schedule your exam, send a request along with your completed transcript and completion certificate to info@iaitam.org.

Recertification

All IAITAM Certifications are valid for one year from the date of certification.  Before your recertification due date, you can recertify by either taking another IAITAM course and exam or by paying IAITAM $125 and taking a survey and a 20 question quiz.  When you take a second course and pass the exam your current certification is automatically updated to be one (1) year from the date of the most recent certification and you do not need to pay the $125 recertification fee.  The recertification process is handled directly with IAITAM.

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Delivery Type: The Course is taken online
Length of Access: 1 year
Features: 24/7 Access, Real Instructors, Classroom Materials and Exercise Guides. Exam Prep and Instructor Support.

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Course Delivery: The Course is taken onlineExam Delivery: The Exam is delivered onlineLength of Access: 1 yearFeatures: 24/7 Access, Real Instructors, Classroom Materials and Exercise Guides.

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Meet Your Instructor

Lynne Weiss

Vice President – International Association of IT Asset Managers

 

As Vice President for IAITAM, Lynne brings over 20 years of experience in key IT positions.  Lynne’s career has focused on technology where she has successfully built client bases across industries through targeted markets around the globe.  She has worked on programs to educate and cultivate partners and clients all within the IT realm.  In her current role, in addition to being the first employee of the IAITAM organization, Lynne is responsible for building awareness of the association and its benefits to the IT asset management profession, building and managing IAITAM relationship programs and educating practitioners around the globe on the merits of ITAM.  Her focus has been in software, hardware and IT program management.  She has been an IAITAM educator for many years and is a major contributor to the program’s content and educational direction and she contributes to the strategic direction for IAITAM’s programs and services as a member of IAITAM’s executive team.

Get Your Course Maetrials

When you purchase this course you will receive access to these materials.

  • CHAMP Student Guide
  • Exercise Guide (also known as IAITAM Study Guide)
  • IAITAM Course Materials Instructions
  • PDU Info

Course Links

We will activate those links when you purchase this course.

  • Course Survey

Course Transcript

This course comes with a Transcript that tracks your progress. You can use your transcript to view and monitor your progress and when you complete the course, you can print or email the transcript.

Letter of Course Attendance

You will be awarded a Certificate of Completion when you finish this course. You will be able to print or email the certificate and share your accomplishment with everyone.

How to Take Your Exam

The Certified Hardware Asset Management Professional (CHAMP) course is accredited by APMG and IAITAM and completing this course fully qualifies you to sit for the IAITAM Certified Hardware Asset Management Professional (CHAMP) examination given by IAITAM.

Online certification testing is available for students after course completion, with a valid exam voucher.  The voucher may be purchased from TheInnovation only at the time the course is purchased.  For students who do not purchase an exam voucher at the time of the class, they must contact IAITAM within 24 hours of attaining their course completion certificate for exam options.

All students who purchase an exam voucher from TheInnovation when they purchase the course must contact IAITAM with their certificate within 24 hours of completing the video portion of the course for exam scheduling options.  All exam periods are 14 days.

If the exam is not purchased at the same time as the course, you may purchase the exam at the non-member price of $350 by contacting IAITAM directly within 90 days of the date on your course completion certificate.

Testing requires non-interrupted internet connection and may be taken at any time during the 14 day period. Once a test is started students are required to complete it during that session and are permitted up to 3 hours to complete the exam.  Candidates who purchase an exam voucher receive one test retake free of charge if they fail to achieve pass status on the first attempt. The retake is available after a 24 hour window of the first attempt and must be completed during the 14 day open period.

If a student is unable to attempt their exam during the extension period or does not pass one or both attempts they may purchase just the exam package through IAITAM only at non-member pricing (no discounts apply).

The Certification Exam consists of one hundred (100) questions are on each IAITAM certification exam and a passing mark is achieved by attaining 85% or higher.  If a student is unable to complete the exam and retake (if needed) within their 14 day window, a one-time 7 day extension can be purchased for $50 USD; this option must be completed before the initial 14 day window expires.

If you have purchased the exam with your course, immediately upon completion send an email to info@iaitam.org to notify IAITAM that you have completed the course and need to schedule your exam.  To purchase and schedule your exam, send a request along with your completed transcript and completion certificate to info@iaitam.org.

Recertification

All IAITAM Certifications are valid for one year from the date of certification.  Before your recertification due date, you can recertify by either taking another IAITAM course and exam or by paying IAITAM $125 and taking a survey and a 20 question quiz.  When you take a second course and pass the exam your current certification is automatically updated to be one (1) year from the date of the most recent certification and you do not need to pay the $125 recertification fee.  The recertification process is handled directly with IAITAM.

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