Level 3 Certification - Manager


Manager (Innovation Certification Level 3) certification is designed to provide you a clear understanding of the innovation management techniques that an innovation manager needs to succeed.

Topics Covered

Candidates will be tested on their understanding of the concepts and frameworks discussed in IMBOK Level 3 Guide as well as practical experience around innovation management. Topics covered include:

  • Innovation Management theory and framework

  • Innovation Strategy – why, when and where

  • Innovation Capacity – process, people and resources

  • Innovation Discipline – leadership, culture and metrics


Certification Fee

Certification Fee for Level 3 is $480 + GST and includes the following:

*GIM Institute has partnered with a remote proctor service provider to give flexibility to test takers on when and where to take the exam (as long as they have good internet connection).


To earn your Manager (Level 3) certification, you need to meet the experience and education requirements, and pass the examination, a 80-question, multiple-choice online test. To prepare for the exam sucessful candidates typically use a combination of worshops, one on one coaching and self-study.


Applicants need to have Level 2 certification and ten (10) years work experience in the innovation field.

Validity of Application

You have six (6) months to take the exam from the date you applied for the certification.