CCInO® certification affirms an individual’s proficiency at executive-level innovation practices and methods. This includes enterprise innovation programs, the GInI Enterprise Innovation Architecture, innovation strategy formation, the GInI Strategic Innovation Compass, the GInI Strategic Innovation Roadmap, strategic innovation portfolios, management and workplace innovation, the GInI Experiential Human Innovation Framework, innovation group design, innovation space design, outcome-driven innovation, discovery-driven innovation, and innovation maturity.
The GInI Certified Chief Innovation Officer (CCInO)® is GInI’s recognition of senior business leaders who have demonstrated an advanced understanding of key topics relating to enterprise innovation, innovation groups, innovation strategy, innovation spaces, management & workplace innovation, and other leading innovation practices.
CCInO certification affirms the individual’s proficiency at executive-level innovation practices and methods, including such practices and methods as: strategic innovation portfolios, the GInI Strategic Innovation Roadmap, enterprise innovation programs, the GInI Enterprise Innovation Architecture, management innovation, workplace innovation, the GInI Experiential Human Innovation Framework, innovation group design, innovation space design, outcome-driven innovation, discovery-driven innovation, and innovation maturity.
For those executives wanting to transform businesses into innovation powerhouses, certification as a GInI Certified Chief Innovation Officer distinguishes you as having the knowledge and ability to drive a highly-capable program of sustained innovation output. It is a valuable professional asset that signifies your ability to use innovation strategically and holistically, and to reinvent businesses so as to give them a culture of innovation and turn them into well-run engines of innovation that ensure their resilience well into the future. It also signifies your ability to leverage structures, processes, and strategies to maximize innovations impact on the business’ short-term and long-term growth agendas.
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Some candidates may require less than the allotted 130 minutes to complete the exam
CClnO® certification is for executive-level business leaders who desire or intend to take on the role of Chief Innovation Officer within a business (or an equivalent executive role), and thus wish to develop a deeper insight into the structure and operation of Enterprise Innovation Programs (programs designed to deliver sustained, enterprise-wide innovation). This person will in most cases work at the executive level building, leading, and expanding the business’ own innovation program.
CClnO® certification is intended for seasoned business executives with substantial business experience. If one has less than seven years’ experience working in Innovation or a related area, they should first seek ClnP® and/or ClnS® certification and at least four years’ experience working in Innovation or a related area prior to pursuing CClnO® certification.
The training associated with CClnO® certification is designed to impart a deeper understanding of the core elements of Enterprise Innovation. This includes: understanding Strategic Innovation; Innovation Strategy (Pathways, Vehicles, and Portfolios); structural market changes and Responsive Growth Strategy; Enterprise Innovation Architecture (Foundations, Procedures, Financing, Enablers, Engagement, and Reinforcement); Management and Workplace Innovation; Core Innovation Groups; Innovation Spaces; focused Innovation work; and Innovation Maturity.
The outline of this workshop