Deal Leader Certification
Frequently Asked Questions
Will I be able to share slides from this workshop with my team?
While electronic copies will not be distributed, a workbook with class materials will be used and available for attendees to bring back to their organizations to help with deal execution
Will there be any down-time to check in with my office?
You will be immersed in approximately 12-14 hours of training across two days. During the scheduled breaks, there will be private space available to check email and make phone calls.
Will I be able to network and socialize with peers at the workshop?
While there will be opportunities to network with attendees from other ClearEdge client companies at mealtimes, it is not the primary goal of this training.
What other Certification Classes are available and what is the schedule for all of the Certification Classes?
101 – Leverage Management Fundamentals
201 – IT Deal Strategy, Tactics & Messaging
301 – Complex Deal Leadership
I don't want to send the team to Boston, can ClearEdge host at my site?
Yes, we can work to develop customized versions of the first two certification track programs at your organizations office. However, the third class, Complex Spend Leadership can only be attended at our Training Center due to the high level of resources needed.
How far is Needham from Boston's Logan Airport?
ClearEdge's Training Center is located 15 miles due West of Boston at 254 2nd Avenue in Needham. Depending on traffic conditions, the trip can take anywhere from 20-45 minutes.
Will I receive continuing education credits for attending?
ClearEdge will issue a certificate of hour completed upon request. In the past, participants have used this certificate to earn CEUs from various organizations including ISM and SIM, however credits issues are at the sole discretion of these organizations.
I've attended ClearEdge Summits in the past. What is the difference between the Certification Program and those sessions?
The ClearEdge Deal-Leader Certification Program is a 3-part intensive and hands on experience which includes case studies, interactive discussions, group work, self-guided learning, expert coaching, and peer review, all designed to prepare attendees to return to their organizations as "Deal-Leaders".
You haven't answered all my questions, who can I contact?
Please reach out to your account manager or Academy Lead Andrew Ozlowski.