Innovative Organization Certification (CIOrg) 

 

 

 

GIMI Certified Innovative Organization (GIMI CIOrg) is an organization (corporation, SME, NGO, non-profit, governmental entity, etc.) or organizational unit that is officially recognized by the GIM Institute as having advanced capabilities to sustain growth through business innovation. Through a process of self-audit or external audit, GIMI CIOrg assesses its innovation maturity level at three core categories: innovation capacity, strategy and discipline, as well as sets the goals for short, medium and long term.

GIMI Innovative Organization Certification is designed to indicate the level of innovation maturity of an organization or its units. Innovation maturity is a function of:
1) current innovation performance
2) future potential and strength of current innovation pipeline
3) activated capacity or number of people who are trained in innovation and deployed against innovation initiatives

Innovative Organization Certification (CIOrg) by level

Innovation Management

Innovation Leadership

Level 1
Proficient

Level 2
Master

Level 3
Proficient

Level 4
Master

In order for an organization to become a GIMI Certified Innovative Organization (GIMI CIOrg), it has to through a process of assessment (audit), accomplished either via self-audit or 3rd-party auditors (GIMI certified auditors)

Acquire GIMI Audit Tool for Organizations

Who should apply?

Organizations or its functional units, who already have taken at least the initial steps in creating an innovation system and have trained individuals in innovation management by GIM Institute.


Eligibility

In order to be eligible to obtain GIMI Certified Innovative Company (GIMI CIOrg) credential at any level, the applicant must undergo a detailed audit (self-audit or conducted by accredited GIMI auditors). Applicants will be assessed based on their existing capabilities in relation to their company size, a number of employees, and industry benchmarks.

Process to obtain Innovative Organization Certification (CIOrg)

Self-audit option

  1. Acquire annual license of GIMI Audit Tool for organizations (here)
  2. Conduct the innovation audit for your organization
  3. Within 4 weeks time, GIM Institute reviews the audit results, provides you with recommendations on how to improve your innovation strategy, capacity & discipline, and assess the right level of GIMI CIOrg certification for your organization
  4. Acquire GIMI Innovative Organization Certification, for $2500 per level

3rd-party audit

  1. Contact GIM Institute to recommend you the 3rd-party GIMI auditor, based on your industry and location. Contact form here
  2. Receive the proposal from the 3rd-party auditor on audit price and deliverables
  3. Within 4 weeks time, GIM Institute reviews the audit results, provides you with recommendations on how to improve your innovation strategy, capacity & discipline, and assess the right level of GIMI CIOrg certification for your organization
  4. Acquire GIMI Innovative Organization Certification, for $2500 per level

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For more information download CIOrg brochure in English or Spanish

English version

Spanish version


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