Professional Course

Certified Innovation Strategist (CINS)

3.5 days
2,800 CAD
Next course start
17 June, 2024 See details
Virtual Classroom
3.5 days
2,800 CAD
Next course start
17 June, 2024 See details
Virtual Classroom
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Course description

Certified Innovation Strategist (CInS)® course description

GInI Certified Innovation Strategist (CInS)® is GInI’s recognition of business leaders who have demonstrated an advanced understanding of key topics relating to innovation strategy, business model innovation, customer experience innovation, and opportunity promotion.

CInS certification affirms an individual’s proficiency at select advanced innovation methods and tools. This includes innovation strategy formation, the GInI Innovation Strategy Cycle, the GInI Strategic Innovation Compass, the GInI Strategic Innovation Roadmap, strategic innovation portfolios, the GInI Business Model Innovation Framework and Business Model Canvas, the GInI Customer Experience Journey Map, and the GInI Winning Business Plan and Pitch Deck.

Expected Outcomes of the GInI CInS® Course

The expected outcomes of the CInS® exam preparation course are:

1. Participants are exposed to the topical content of the course through a clear explanation of each topic.
2. Participants are able to develop a useable understanding of the course content. This is augmented by:

a. Deeper instructor explanation (for example, the answering of clarifying questions).
b. Additional classroom discussions among participants.
c. Application of the hands-on exercises provided in the Course Workbook and Case Study materials.
d. Further study and review of the content in the Course Workbook.

3. Participants are ultimately able to complete and pass the CInS® Exam to obtain formal CInS® certification.

Upcoming start dates

1 start date available

17 June, 2024

  • Virtual Classroom
  • Online
  • English

Who should attend?

Target Audience

The CInS® certification is for Senior business professionals who desire or intend to take on the role of Innovation Strategist within a business, and thus wish to develop a deeper insight into key areas of Innovation Strategy, including the more advanced forms of Business Innovation.

This person will in many cases work at a Director level within the business developing specific Innovation Strategies and leading Opportunity-Scouting and Needfinding work to define the business’ evolving innovation portfolio.

The CInS® certification is intended for senior-level managers and directors with several years of business experience. If one has less than four years’ experience working in innovation or related area, they should seek CInP® certification and at least two years’ experience working in innovation or related area prior to pursuing CInS® certification.

Training content

The training associated with CInS® certification is designed to impart an understanding of the core elements of Innovation Strategy. This includes: the concept of ongoing relevance and long-term resilience; the broader (internal and external) impact of Innovation; the Innovation Strategy definition process; Strategic Innovation Pathways; Strategic Innovation Vehicles; Innovation Portfolios and Portfolio Mixes Discovery-Driven Enterprise; Need finding; 10X Breakthrough Innovation; Customer Experience Innovation; Business Model Innovation; and Opportunity Justification via winning business plans and pitches.

Become a Strategic Innovation Thinker

You will develop the ability to see innovation as a strategic tool for advancing the relevance, growth, and resilience of your organization. You will furthermore develop the ability to guide your organization strategically in defining and pursuing a specific course for innovation. As part of this, you will be able to examine the many options for an innovation portfolio from which organizations can select options that balance the short, medium, and long-term needs of the organization.

Become a Leading Advocate for Customer Values and Experiences

You will deepen your focus on market pull and on solving real market challenges around customer values and experiences. This drives deeper engagement of customers with your brand and allows your business to move from empathy to revenue.

Learn How to Effectively Discern Market Needs and Define “What’s Next”

You will learn effective methods and tools to help your organization uncover new sources of value for its markets. This includes how to prioritize these for maximum impact relative to emerging trends and scenarios. You will learn how to look both inside and outside the organization for the most promising new models of market engagement.

Become a Champion of Your Organization’s Own “True North”

You will develop the ability to take an objective look at how your organization is delivering new innovation to ensure it is maximizing its overall impact on both its markets and the business.

Course delivery details

The (CInS)® course is offered virtually online with a Certified Chief Information Officer (CCInO)®.


$2800 CAD

Group pricing is available.

Certification / Credits

The learner will receive a "BEVA Learning Institute Certificate of Achievement" for completing the course recognized by Government and Industry. Once learners pass the(CInS)® exam they will receive a (CInS)® Certificate issued by the Global Innovation Institute (GInI)®.

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BEVA Global Management Inc. / BEVA Learning Institute

BEVA Learning Institute is the training department for BEVA Global Management Inc. a.k.a BEVA® a Canadian owned company with more than 25 years of experience through acquisitions. BEVA Learning Institute currently offers more than seven hundred (700) professional courses in...

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