SAM Certification

BSA Verafirm SAM Certification Program

Software Asset Management (SAM) can help an organization achieve as much as a 30 percent savings in annual software costs and a reduction in cyber threats.* Companies today, regardless of size, need professionals who understand the benefits of a SAM system and can develop and implement an effective program.

The BSA Verafirm SAM Certification Program provides a comprehensive framework for implementing Software Asset Management (SAM) regardless of the size of the organization.

Developed in partnership with industry leaders, this course is based on the latest edition of the ISO/IEC 19770-1 Standard - IT Asset Management Systems – Requirements (ITAM Standard) established by the International Organization for Standardization (ISO).

The program consists of the BSA Verafirm SAM Certification Online Training Course and the accompanying BSA Verafirm SAM Certification Assessment.

The BSA Verafirm SAM certification program offers:

  • Content without par, that not only covers the ISO standard end-to-end, but also contemporary issues such as SAM in GDPR and cloud migration, to help organizations build SAM systems that can stand the test of time;
  • Ultimate flexibility in learning with self-paced, online training which can be taken from any place on any device;
  • Latest in eLearning design, making it a superior learning experience with engaging interactive modules that offer feedback, ready to use templates that make the learning practical, and case studies and examples that bring learning to real life; and
  • Credentials that offer credibility and mobility. Issued by BSA, the largest software trade association, BSA Verafirm Certified SAM Professional digital credential can be showcased on digital profiles, linked to new job opportunities, and can be easily verified by potential employers.


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*2018 BSA Global Software Survey