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Certified Innovation Professional (CInP)®

HKD 24,999.00

Certified Innovation Professional Exam Prep Workshop
Duration: 4-days (28 hours)
Language: English / Putonghua / Cantonese
Remote live instructor-led interactive certification training

Additional Information

Job family

Product, Project, DevOps SRE


Product Manager, Product Owner, Business Analyst, Designer, Project Manager, Program Manager, Architect

Competence Level


Workshop Category

Agile Product Management

Workshop Description

The Global Innovation Institute (GInI) Certified Innovation Professional (CInP)® is GInI’s recognition of working professionals who have demonstrated an advanced understanding of key topics relating to business innovation and innovation management.

CInP certification affirms an individual’s proficiency at key and foundational innovation methods and tools. This includes: research and insights mining, brainstorming and the GInI Breakthrough Innovation Method, Design Thinking, innovation project structuring, the GInI Innovation Management System, the different roles of the Innovation Manager, leading and building innovation teams, engagement & intrapreneuring, open innovation, innovation storytelling, and idea selection.

All business managers have heard of innovation and want to make them work successfully. But it is easier said than done. offers a certificate program in conjunction with the internationally renowned GInI. It is suitable for staff with different levels of experience about innovations in the organisations. Arming with the certificate, you or your team will have the right professional knowledge to make innovation a great success in your organisation.


Earning the CInP certification will give you the following benefits. 

You will:

  • come to understand what innovation is and the role it plays in driving business forward.
  • learn how to think differently about the value and experiences your organization delivers to the markets.
  • learn specific methods and techniques for pursuing innovation and ensuring innovation projects make it safely from concept to market.
  • become recognized as a driving force for constantly reconnecting your business and its markets at increasingly higher levels. This will enable you to deliver meaningful impact to the business and transform it into a truly innovative organization.
  • come to understand how innovation requires stepping back and looking at challenges through a new set of lenses.
  • learn how to decompose challenges into new hypotheses that can be tested and verified.
  • learn how to reexamine and challenge existing orthodoxies in the hunt for new and better ways to solve challenges.
  • develop a deep appetite for finding new and better ways to deliver customer value and experiences.
  • learn how to conceive market-winning next generation solutions and how to advocate for these within the organization.
  • come to understand how to be deeply attuned to your markets and how to deliver new demand-creating value in those markets.

Learning Outcomes

You will learn proficiency at these crucial innovation methods:

  • An understanding of several foundational topics on Innovation and
    Innovation Management
  • The fundamentals of Business Innovation
  • The different types of innovation that businesses produce
  • The profiles of different innovator types
  • An understanding of imagination, creativity, ideation, and
  • How to drive Innovation projects inside of businesses
  • The use of insights research for Innovation
  • What Design Thinking is
  • Storytelling
  • Idea evaluation and selection
  • The Innovation Management process
  • The role of Innovation Program Leaders
  • The role of Innovation Project Leaders.


  • with little or no experience working directly in Innovation, but who wish to gain an understanding of Business Innovation and how to drive it inside the business enterprise.
  • on top of having significant Innovation experience – wish to demonstrate their knowledge and mastery of Business Innovation.
  • both front-line working professionals and mid-level managers, including those with limited or no Innovation experience.

Certification Process

Step 1 – Meet the exam eligibility requirements: 

To be eligible to register for the CInP exam, an individual must show proof ownership of the GInI Applied Innovation Master Book®. 

Step 2 – Apply for and pass the CInP exam: The CInP is a 90-minute exam with 90 multiple-choice questions and a passing score of 60%.

Step 3 – To maintain your CInP certification, you must earn 45 Innovation Development Units (IDUs) every three years or retake the CInP exam. Detailed information can be found under Maintain Your Certificate.

Exam Information

  • The CInP exam has 90 multiple-choice questions.
  • Passing score for the CInP exam is 60%.
  • Alloted time is 90 minutes.
  • Once you submit your answers, you will immediately receive your Pass/Fail result.
  • Once you pass the exam, you can expect to receive your digital certificate within 7 business days. 

Our Workshop Schedule

For us to inspect and adapt, please feel free to let us know if you have any particular needs and suggestions on workshop schedule and timing, thanks!

You can also contact us for Corporate Trainings.

About GInI

Why choose GInI?

GInI operates the world’s most comprehensive and professionally-managed evidence based innovation certification program for both individuals and organizations.

  • GInI is the only innovation awarding body that has published and copyrighted a book and a body of knowledge in innovation.
  • GInI is the only innovation certification body that has gone through the role delineation process to establish its certification examinations.
  • GInI certifications provide comprehensive verification of qualifications – the professional has not only mastered the essential knowledge, but also has the academic background and work experience that innovation leaderships have determined are necessary for competent performance in the field.

About us

We are Global Innovation Institute® Authorized Training & Assessment Provider

GInI Authorized Training & Assessment Providers (ATAPs)® are organizations whom GInI has authorized to provide all of GInI’s products and services, including both its certification program and its accreditation program.

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