This program includes a series of 14 free educational videos which can be complemented with a more rigorous certification program. The Certified Professional Innovator program includes an additional 2-day training session in Ann Arbor and 6 remote coaching sessions to prepare you to be the innovation growth leader in your organization.Learn MoreSee the Video Series
It’s time to rethink how you think about innovation—from the life cycle of a business to the sequences of growth. Learn the upsides and downsides to all the different forms of innovation.
Look around yourself for new sources of innovation—trends, incongruities, wildcards, outliers—and the people who can help you achieve change: leaders, adaptors, connectors, and financiers.
Hone the skills that will prepare you for leading innovation in your organization:
Selecting and assessing high potential innovation leaders
Diagnosing an organization’s innovation culture and competency
Developing an innovation strategy
Building a high performing innovation team
Launching innovation projects and teams
Gaining buy-in for solutions
Synchronizing growth opportunities and organizational practices
Community of Practice – sharing and communicating with other participants
The certificate program will incorporate the learning from the online modules and help you successfully employ them in real work situations. Program components include: