The IAITAM Certified IT Asset Disposition (CITAD) course prepares individuals to manage the IT asset disposal process within an organization. Best practices in IT Asset Disposition (ITAD) are broken down from policy management, data security to chain of custody transitioning. Attendees whose job responsibilities include ITAD will take away the knowledge of how to avoid risk of data loss and public exposure that surround a breakdown in ITAD process management. ITAD best practices, financial return, data security global implications and the importance of vendor management are just a few of the topics incorporated in the CITAD course. This course exposes the attendee to numerous concepts for ITAM that are relevant for both direct application and as a means of discussion for those persons who will implement, manage and direct ITAM initiatives for their organizations. This course includes the exam for CITAD certification.


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Learning Objectives

Students will learn the best practices in an IT Asset Management Program and align those processes with their organizations' business practices. They will be able to manage overall ITAM programs and demonstrate in-depth knowledge, operational knowledge and competence in asset disposal and process development.

  • Course Outline

  • Disposition Overview
    Disposition and ITAM
    Organizational Goals for Disposition
    ITAM Goals for Disposition
    Governance of Electronic Disposal
    Composition of E-Scrap
    Waste Management Laws
    Foundation for Disposal Management
    Policy Topics Relevant to Disposition
    Asset Standards Benefit Disposal
    The Role of Automation
    Data Security Governance
    Working with Vendors
    Selecting Vendors
    Due Diligence
    The Removal Process
    Software During Disposition
    Decision Factors for Retirement
    The Disposition Processes
    Financial Management & Measurement


This course is intended for those responsible for ITAD programs and other IT professionals involved in Asset Management, resource budgeting, finance, software licensing, contract management and strategic planning.




The CITAD Course is designed for those individuals with minimal to no experience in the field of Asset ManagementAlthough there are no prerequisites, some knowledge of an organization’s life-cycle management is encouraged.

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Cost: $ 2,000

Length: 1.0 day (8 hours)


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