Course Description

Introduction into Software Asset Management (SAM)

Software Asset Management (SAM) is a business practice that involves managing and optimizing the purchase, deployment, maintenance, utilization, and disposal of software applications within an organization. SAM helps businesses maintain compliance with software licenses, reduce costs, and improve operational efficiency.

By implementing SAM practices, organizations can gain better control and visibility over their software assets, ensuring that they are properly utilized and managed throughout their lifecycle. This helps in preventing software misuse, ensuring license compliance, and avoiding potential legal risks associated with non-compliance.

This comprehensive course on Software Asset Management provides participants with a solid foundation in SAM principles and best practices. The training covers key aspects such as understanding software licenses, establishing effective SAM policies, conducting software audits, managing vendor relationships, and optimizing software usage.

Participants will learn how to develop and implement SAM strategies that align with their organization's goals and objectives. The course also explores the role of SAM tools and technologies in automating software inventory, tracking usage data, and generating compliance reports.

Whether you are an IT professional, software asset manager, procurement specialist, or compliance officer, this course will equip you with the knowledge and skills needed to effectively manage software assets within your organization.