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GIMI Organization Maturity Certification

Assess your organization’s innovation maturity.
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Why should my organization become certified?

Fully understand your organization’s innovation maturity and capabilities. The audit will assess your organization’s innovation strategy, capacity, discipline and portfolio.

Organizations that have at least started creating an innovation system and have trained individuals in innovation management by GIM Institute are welcome to apply for certification.

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Certification Levels

Level 1: Proficient in Innovation Management

Innovation Strategy
  • Clearly documented CEO Innovation Intent (Case for change, Business Growth Gap, willingness to invest in projects).
  • 1st Innovation Audit & Priority Improvement Plan.
Innovation Capacity
  • At least 3 people trained and certified as practitioners (Level 1 and 2).
  • Idea to Commercialization Process.
Innovation Discipline
  • CEO commitment to monitoring innovation progress.
  • 1 innovation project Learning History
  • Innovation project KPIs and milestones.
Innovation Portfolio
  • 3 concepts.
  • Innovation Project.
  • 1 External Alliance.

Level 2: Master in Innovation Management

Innovation Strategy
  • Clearly documented CEO Innovation Intent
  • 2nd Innovation Audit & Priority Improvement Plan
  • Broad/Frequent communication by CEO of Innovation Intent.
  • Innovation Capacity
Innovation Capacity
  • 2 committed teams for innovation projects
  • At least 6 people trained and certified as practitioners (Level 1 & 2)
  • At least 1 people trained and certified on L3
  • Idea to Launch to Scale-up Process.
Innovation Discipline
  • A Quarterly senior management and CEO review meeting of Innovation Projects
  • 2 innovation project Learning History
  • Innovation project KPIs and milestones
  • Weekly innovation project team progress meeting.
Innovation Portfolio
  • 6 concepts
  • 2-3 Innovation Projects
  • 2 External Alliances

Level 3: Proficient in Innovation Leadership

Innovation Strategy
  • Broad/Frequent communication by CEO of Innovation Intent.
  • Clearly documented strategic focus area for innovation and growth.
  • 3rd Innovation Audit & Priority Improvement Plan.
Innovation Capacity
  • Dedicated Innovation Manager and Process Manager.
  • 3 committed teams for innovation projects.
  • At least 10 people trained and certified as practitioners (L1 and L2).
  • At least 3 people trained and certified on L3.
Innovation Discipline
  • Innovation needs to be included in the agenda for monthly senior management and CEO. review meeting of – Innovation Projects.
  • 3 innovation projects Learning Histories and at least 2 future simulations.
  • Innovation project KPIs and milestones.
Innovation Portfolio
  • 6 concepts per business unit.
  • 3-5 Innovation Project per business unit.
  • 1 project successfully delivered to the market.
  • NPV of Projects.

Level 4: Master in Innovation
Leadership

Innovation Strategy
  • Broad/Frequent communication by CEO of Innovation Intent.
  • Clearly documented strategic focus area for innovation and growth.
  • 3rd Innovation Audit & Priority Improvement Plan.
  • Strategic Portfolio Definition.
Innovation Capacity
  • Dedicated Innovation Team and Network of Evangelists.
  • At least 15 people trained and certified as practitioners (L1 and L2).
  • At least 5 people trained and certified on L3.
Innovation Discipline
  • Dedicated time and regular senior leadership meetings to discuss innovation.
  • 5 innovation project Learning Histories at least 3 future simulations.
  • Innovation project KPIs and milestones.
Innovation Portfolio
  • 6 concepts per business unit.
  • 3-5 Innovation Project per business unit.
  • 3 projects successfully delivered to the market.
  • Risk-Adjusted Net Present Value of Pipeline.

Process

There are two options to get your organization maturity certification. A self audit or a 3rd party audit.

Self-audit

  1. Purchase an annual license of GIMI’s organization audit tool.
  2. Conduct the audit using the tool.
  3.  Get an in-depth report of your innovation maturity, with recommendations as to how to improve your innovation capabilities from GIMI within 4 weeks.
  4. Pay for the Organization Maturity Certification ($2500 per level).
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3rd party audit

  1. Contact GIMI for a 3rd party GIMI accredited auditor.
  2. Receive a proposal for the audit from the 3rd party auditor, which includes pricing and a list of deliverables.
  3. Get an in-depth report of your innovation maturity, with recommendations as to how to improve your innovation capabilities from GIMI within 4 weeks.
  4. Pay for the Organization Maturity Certification ($2500 per level).
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Einstein Rojas
GIMI Certified Innovation Professional
einstein.rojas@embiggenconsulting.com