Global Innovation Management Institute
Based in Boston, the Global Innovation Management Institute (GIM Institute) is the global nonprofit certification board for innovation and innovation management. GIM Institute was initiated by a group of chief innovation officers, innovation executives, academics and consultants from around the world. GIM Institute’s worldwide advocacy for making innovation a professional business discipline is reinforced by their globally recognized standards and certification program, extensive academic programs, communities of practice, and professional development opportunities.
Over 200 Fortune 500 companies have participated in developing competencies in innovation based on the innovation frameworks and processes of GIM Institute. Companies such as Johnson Controls, Cigna, Natura, Verizon, EmiratesNBD, BAE Systems, Bunge, P&G, Eastman Chemical, Alibaba and many others around the world have been trained. Additionally, over 10,000 MBA students worldwide have developed mastery of innovation through the structured courses and manuals of GIM Institute. They have delivered innovation training at top MBA universities such as Yonsei University, Rotman School of Management, Singapore Management University, Thunderbird School of Global Management and Hult International Business School.
The Innovation Certification Program of the Global Innovation Management Institute (GIM Institute) is designed for anyone interested in becoming certified in innovation as a business discipline, from creative minds to innovation professionals to business leaders mastered in innovation management. This applies to anyone who wants to broaden their capabilities in innovation, build a career in innovation, or help their organization become a leader and high performer in both the creation and capture of business value via business innovation and innovation strategies.
Certified professionals will gain insights around new approaches to many different functional areas of a business, including marketing, technology, finance and sales. GIM Institute certifies individuals at four levels of innovation proficiency: