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    innovation management

    Global Innovation Management Institute (GIM Institute) is the global standard certification board for innovation and innovation management. Over 200 Fortune 500 companies and over 5,000 MBA students worldwide have developed mastery of innovation through the structured frameworks and processes of GIM Institute.

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  • Become certified as a world class

    Innovation Expert

    Designed for anyone interested in becoming certified in innovation as a business discipline, from creative minds to innovation professionals to business leaders. Four levels of mastery certificates are available.

    Innovation Expert
  • Deeper Levels of Learning Through

    Innovation Workshops

    Accelerate and develop your competencies in innovation and innovation management based on the frameworks and processes of GIM Institute. The innovation frameworks are developed, approved and endorsed by innovation experts, leading management consulting firms, academia and industry practitioners.

    Innovation Workshops
  • Find jobs in companies looking for

    Innovation Managers

    Get certified by the GIM Institute and get your resume included in our resume book. Our resume books are distributed to Chief Innovation Officers, Innovation Managers/Directors and Hiring Managers from leading companies worldwide.

    Innovation Managers
  • Contribute to building the

    Innovation Ecosystem

    Do you have the right network? Do you want a career in innovation? Do you want to develop competencies to generate new business ideas and execute them successfully or manage innovation inside your organization? GIM Institute's innovation certification program can help you achieve your career goals.

    Innovation Ecosystem


DateProgramLocationDurationDelivered byRegistration
January 22-23GIMI Level 1 TrainingSan Jose, Costa Rica2 DaysIXL Centerhttps://www.giminstitute.org/product/associate-level-1-innovation-workshop-in-person/
February 5, 2017
IXL Innovation OlympicsGlobal8 WeeksIXL Centerwww.ixlcenter.io
February 15-16GIMI Level 1 TrainingBoston, USA2 DaysIXL Centerhttps://www.giminstitute.org/product/associate-level-1-innovation-workshop-in-person/
February 27-March 1GIMI Level 1 TrainingDubai, UAE4 DaysSIA Partnershttp://www.shiftinpartners.com/certificate-in-innovation-management/
April 3-4GIMI Level 1 TrainingPenang, Malaysia2 DaysClaruswww.clarus.my/gimi
April 26-27GIMI Level 1 TrainingMiami, US2 DaysIXL Centerhttps://www.giminstitute.org/product/associate-level-1-innovation-workshop-in-person/
May 8-10GIMI Level 1 TrainingKuala Lampur, Malaysia2 DaysClaruswww.clarus.my/gimi
May 25-27GIMI Level 3 TrainingMiami, US2 DaysIXL Centerhttps://www.giminstitute.org/product/manager-level-3-innovation-workshop-in-person/
September 4-6GIMI Level 1 TrainingPenang, Malaysia2 DaysClaruswww.clarus.my/gimi
November 13-15GIMI Level 1 TrainingKuala Lampur, Malaysia2 DaysClarushttp://www.clarus.my/innovation/

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** Resume Book is available for download now**
Do you want to build innovation capability within your organization with people who can hit the ground running?

From thousands of candidates, we have selected and featured in alphabetical order the resumes of fifty certified innovation professionals worldwide who have demonstrated mastery on innovation based on the standards set by the GIM Institute. If you are interested in any of the certified individuals in this book, please contact them directly. Finally, we invite you to post job notices or by emailing us at support@giminstitute.org.

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Earn a globally recognized innovation certificate. GIMI credentials distinguish you in the job market and can help you move ahead. Each level of innovation certification validate a range of knowledge and experience levels in innovation and innovation management. Find out more or get started now to apply.




GIM Institute works with different associations, universities and corporations around the world to provide a suite of innovation action learning and capability building programs. Individuals can also participate in the open-enrollment programs. Find out more about our innovation training programs.




Join GIM Institute and get involved in our community. Business innovation is a dynamic and exciting professional field and you’ll want to stay up to date and be connected to the right network. Find out more on how to volunteer, or become a board member, or a GIMI certified partner.


Ivo Minchev

Business Development Manager / Gulftainer Company Ltd.

GIM Institute's innovation certification program helped me broaden my approach in seeking innovative methods and solutions to constantly improve and change the environment and dynamics at which the ports and terminals operate. It helped me develop a new mindset in approaching problems and finding new, more meaningful growth ideas.

Gabriele Paglialonga

Global Product Manager / UNIflex S.p.A AG

GIM Institute's innovation training program provided me a set of practical tools to develop and accelerate new business ideas with high chances of success. Moreover, its instructors are long-time practitioners with hands-on experience on helping companies in their innovation challenges, and this makes the training very applicable and insightful.

Gbemisola Akande

Innovation Management Consultant / Innovation 360

My GIM Institute's innovation certification equipped me with a structured framework and tools that laid a solid foundation for my professional career in innovation management. The vast experience of its instructors also gave me a good reference point when working on innovation strategies for small and large organizations.

Nuno Espana

Strategic planning and Innovation Manager / Jose De Mello Saude

I would say that GIM Institute's innovation certification and all innovation training I received during my MBA, contributed significantly to my new job as an innovation manager at José de Mello Saúde (Portugal). The skills, frameworks and tools I gained have made me a valuable contributor in my company.

Milena Koleva

Innovation Management Consultant / Hiron Management Consultant

Thanks to the GIM Institute's innovation certificates I received, I was able to position myself as one of the very few innovation experts in Bulgaria. Recently, I co-founded and run an innovation management academy that promotes innovation management in organizations, and collaboration between academia and corporations.