Become a Certified Chief Innovation Officer (CCIO)

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CCIO Program Overview

This program provides managers with an advanced understanding of business innovation strategy, capacity, and discipline, and leverages this knowledge to help them manage innovation within their organizations

The training has two steps:

1. Training from an innovation expert for the certification exam

2. Guidance from mentors to apply learnings to your organization’s real challenges. You will have three months to submit your casework.


CCIO Program Modules

  • Define a Case for Change that gives innovation a purpose
  • Identify strategic spaces to focus innovation efforts
  • Develop your company’s innovation portfolio
  • Identify leaders to manage innovation within the organization
  • Improve the innovation process from idea to commercialization
  • Map partners to collaborate across the value chain to go faster
  • Drive innovation mindset to think “What if” and “What’s next”
  • Use innovation metrics to guide behaviors and results
  • Agree on strategic next steps to improve innovation management

CCIO Program Instructors

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Why Get Certified With GIMI

GIMI is a global nonprofit professional organization driving standards for innovation management that leverage a range of core frameworks and competencies. We teach the next generation of innovators how to successfully discover innovation breakthroughs, accelerate results and build a new set of professional skills. Our mission is to help individuals, companies and regions develop world-class innovation and innovation management capabilities.


You will be able to:

  • Advance your career and stand out from your peers
  • Increase your value to your organization
  • Access GIMI’s global innovation ecosystem and best practices
  • Network and share experiences with other innovation professionals

More than 10,000 professionals have been certified in GIMI’s programs, representing companies from Fortune 500 to 




21 hours

7×3h Online sessions   

3 months to submit the casework 


$ 2.500 USD Regular price
Scholarships available

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