Master (Level 2) Certification

Master (Level 2) Certification
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Master (Innovation Certification Level 2) certification is designed to apply Associate (Level 1) learning to a real-world issue or challenge on generating new growth ideas or opportunities for the organization

Who should apply?

Associate (Innovation Certification Level 1) certified individuals who would like to apply the innovation knowledge, skills and best practices they have learned in the Associate (Level 1) certification to real world projects or situations.


Applicants need to have Associate (innovation Certification Level 1) credentials.

Level 2 Project Documentation Requirements
  • Apply innovation techniques
  • Apply innovation process
  • Do a real project or choose a past project completed within the last three years
  • Submit:
    • A well-defined innovation challenge signed-off by the sponsor
    • A cited final presentation deck or documentation in other formats and recording if available
    • Present your team structure and workplan to solve the challenge
    • Feedback from the organization’s executive on your professionalism and results
    • Feedback from your teammates about your professionalism and results
  • Complete within the 12-month time frame

The project documentation is submitted to a review panel. The project has to demonstrate that the candidate has understood and applied the tools and methodology learned from the Associate (Level 1). The review process takes approximately four weeks to complete. If the candidate passes, he/she will receive the certificate.

Validity of Application

You have twelve (12) months to submit your documentation from the date you applied for the certification.

Certification Fee/Pricing
  • Regular: USD 500.00 + Admin/Handling Fee
  • Student: USD 250.00 + Admin/Handling Fee (In order to receive the student discount, please email us at with your proof of student status. Accepted documents are valid student ID or latest copy of Transcript of Records.)

The Master (Level 2) certification fee includes:

  • Master (Level 2) Certificate (based on passing the review process)
  • Master (Level 2) Project Review Fee
  • Master (Level 2) Project Guideline (electronic copy/PDF)

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Each level builds on previous levels with an emphasis on learning by doing through projects


Understand Innovation for practitioners
Individual Mastery

Level 1 certification is designed to teach you about the use of idea generation tools and to apply them in creating more and better ideas.


Develop and Manage Innovation Programs
Organizational Mastery

Level 3 certification reflects an understanding of the innovation management techniques that an innovation manager needs to succeed.


Commercialize Ideas and Manage Innovation Initiatives
Leadership Mastery

Level 4 applies Level 3 learning to real challenges and coming up with insights and solutions in managing innovation in organizations.