Certification

Certification

IMP³rove Certificates are based on classroom training, exams and the proof of successful implementation of the IMP³rove Approach.

With an IMP³rove Certificate, consultants and innovation managers can differentiate themselves in the market. Experience shows that professional service providers educated in innovation management and professional innovation management consulting have a true asset when participating in public tendering processes or when competing in the private sector. IMP³rove Certificates are issued by IMP³rove Academy upon completion of every stage in the certification process.

There are currently the following IMP³rove Certificates available:

IMP³rove Guide

What is it?

The IMP³rove Certificate for IMP³rove Guides is the official document that confirms the status of being an IMP³rove-certified Consultant. You will receive the printed original certificate signed by the representatives of the IMP³rove – European Innovation Management Academy and an additional digital copy.

The certificate showing your status as IMP³rove Guide enriches your network by enabling you to advise enterprises based on the IMP³rove Assessment. Experience shows that professional service providers educated in innovation management and professional innovation management consulting have a true asset when participating in public tendering processes or when competing in the private sector.

Who can use it?

Consultants and innovation managers who participated in the training course “Introduction to the IMP³rove Approach” and are owners of a valid license.

How to get it?

The IMP³rove Certificate for IMP³rove Guides will be sent to the indicated postal address by the IMP³rove Academy.

IMP³rove Expert

What is it?

The IMP³rove Certificate for IMP³rove Level I is the official document that provides confirmation of the status of being IMP³rove-certified Consultant on an intermediate level. You will receive the printed original certificate signed by the representatives of the IMP³rove – European Innovation Management Academy and an additional digital copy.
The certificate showing your status as IMP³rove Expert confirms your level of intermediate expertise in innovation management and brings you one step closer to the status of IMP³rove Auditor (more information). Experience shows that employers appreciate the certificate for IMP³rove Expert when filling vacancies in innovation management support.

Who can use it?

Consultants and innovation managers who fulfill the following pre-requisites are eligible for receiving the certificate:

  • Current IMP³rove Guide status
  • Completed training course Introduction to Innovation Management and/or Introduction to Innovation Management Consulting I, or Introduction to Action Plan Development
  •  Practical application of the IMP³rove consulting approach at minimum 3 client companies
  • 1 case study on value-adding innovation management consulting at a client company
  •  Presentation on IMP³rove and innovation management
  • 4 hours of written exam 

How to get it?

The IMP³rove Certificate for IMP³rove Expert will be sent to the indicated postal address by the IMP³rove Academy.

IMP³rove Senior Expert

What is it?

The IMP³rove Certificate for IMP³rove Senior Expert is the official document that provides confirmation of the status of being IMP³rove-certified Consultant on an advanced level. You will receive the printed original certificate signed by the representatives of the IMP³rove – European Innovation Management Academy and an additional digital copy.

The status IMP³rove Senior Expert confirms your level of advanced expertise in innovation management support and brings you one step closer to the status of IMP³rove Auditor.

Who can use it?

Consultants and Innovation Managers who fulfill the following prerequisites will be eligible for receiving the certificate:

  • Current IMP³rove Expert status
  • Participation in training courses on all dimensions of the House-of-Innovation covering Innovation Strategy Development, Removing Cultural Barriers for Innovation, Innovation in Value Chains, Innovation Life Cycle Management, and Business Model Innovation. One of the training courses may be replaced by Introduction to Innovation Management Consulting II.
  • Practical application of the IMP³rove consulting approach at minimum 3 additional client companies
  • 1 case study on value-adding innovation management consulting at a client company
  • 1 case study on developing a dimension of the House-of-Innovation for a client company
  • 4 hours of written exam 

How to get it?

The IMP³rove Certificate for IMP³rove Senior Expert will be sent to the indicated postal address by the IMP³rove Academy.

IMP³rove Auditor

What is it?

The IMP³rove Certificate for IMP³rove Auditor is the official document that provides confirmation of the status of being IMP³rove-certified Consultant on a professional level. You will receive the printed original certificate signed by the representatives of the IMP³rove – European Innovation Management Academy and an additional digital copy.

The status IMP³rove Auditor confirms your level of professional expertise in innovation management. As an IMP³rove Auditor, you will be authorized to perform an IMP³rove Audit on innovation management processes and procedures at companies as well as auditing innovation support providers seeking the next level of proficiency.

Who can use it?

Consultants and Innovation Managers who fulfil the following pre-requisites will be eligible for receiving the certificate:

  • Current IMP³rove Senior Expert status
  • Participation in the training courses Introduction to Innovation Management Consulting III, Introduction to the IMP³rove Auditing and Preparation for first Certification Workshop and Preparation of a presentation of certification workshop results incl. lessons learned.
  • Passing a class room test and three coaching sessions to prepare certification workshops
  • Practical application of at least 3 certification workshops and documented by the companies’ feedback and minutes
  • Case study on auditing processes and procedures in innovation management at companies

How to get it?

The IMP³rove Certificate for IMP³rove Senior Expert will be sent to the indicated postal address by the IMP³rove Academy.

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