Certified Innovation Leader Credential

This certification is for professionals who are driven to lead or participate in innovation efforts for gaining and maintaining competitive advantage. In addition to innovation best practices, the CIL® credential provides individuals and organizations with the knowledge, skills, and tools to strategically integrate and align organizational goals with a managed and purposeful innovation culture and process.

Earning the Certified Innovation Leader (CIL) designation requires participants to:

  • Complete one of the following
    • The Two-Day Product Innovation Leadership Course or;
    • The 9 Module Self-Study Online Course or;
    • The Certified Innovation Leader: Virtual Online Study Group
  • Receive a passing score on the CIL Exam.

Product Innovation Leadership Course

This AIPMM Product Management Product Marketing and Management Body of Knowledge (ProdBOK®) Seven Phase Life Cycle approved curriculum features the complete product life cycle, from goods and service ideation to retirement, and demonstrates unlimited opportunities for innovation. Certified Innovation Leaders understand and utilize every phase of the innovation process to produce goods and services that are successful in the global market place and provide maximum return on investment to the organization. The innovation body of knowledge explored in the workshop includes:

  • Innovation Strategic Alignment
  • Ideation Management
  • Business Case Development
  • Knowledge Creation
  • Project Planning
  • Innovation Development
  • Innovation Qualification
  • Product Launch

Self-study course available from Product Innovation Educators