CITM Certified International Turnaround Manager - Level D

A Level D Certified International Turnaround Manager, after meeting the requirements for Level C, must demonstrate intense and substantial knowledge of the industry and have at least 15 years work experience in crisis management or turnaround management. Only a Level D CITM can serve as a mentor to a Level D candidate.

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Dr. Christoph Lymbersky
Senior Lecturer
Carsten Ovens, MIB
Senior Lecturer
Dr. Viktor Becher
Senior Lecturer
Herman Seger

If you choose to prepare yourself with the Level D online course for the Certified International Turnaround Manager (CITM) online exam an exam advisor will be available to answer your questions and guide you in your preparations.

You will be provided with a whole range of literature that you should use for your exam preparation but will be useful for your whole professional life as well.

We suggest that depending on your level of experience and knowledge of corporate restructuring and turnaround management you should take about 80 hours for level D.

Once you have bought a self study package one of our exam coordinators will get in touch with you to discuss the next steps and schedule your exam for you.

The online course package includes:

  • The book “International Turnaround Management Standard: A guided System for Corporate Restructurings and Transformation”
  • Update to the next ITMS version (usually 1 after one year)
  • The book “Corporate Turnaround: Best Practice”
  • The book “Turnaround and Crisis Management: Managing Quick, Dramatic and Sustainable Turnaround in a Crisis”
  • The book “Corporate Restructuring: How Managers Turn Losers into Winners”
  • The book “Leading Corporate Turnaround: How Leaders Fix Troubled Companies”
  • 4 back issues of the Turnaround Management Journal
  • 2 year subscription to the Turnaround Management Journal
  • 2 year Membership of the Turnaround Management Society
  • Detailed instructions on what sections you need to study in the books.
  • Example exam questions
  • 1 year access to expert forums on where you can discuss your questions, thoughts and ideas with other certification holders.
  • Contact details of your personal exam advisor
  • Online Exam Fee
  • 1 free retry for the Online Exam

Enrol to this course to become a Certified International Turnaround Manager - Level D



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