Certified Innovation Training

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What is The Certificate of Professionalism?

The Certificate of Professionalism in Innovation is a three-day fast-tracked professional development course run by the Midlands Institute of Innovation and Knowledge Exchange, the only ISO-accredited deliverer of innovation courses in the West Midlands. Attendees will experience three days of intense learning led by Birmingham City Business School academics covering all the key aspects needed to deliver innovation.

Find out more and register today. 

Who is it for?

The innovation training is designed for business leaders and executives in mid-large scale companies looking to learn the fundamentals of applying innovation in their business and getting the tools and methods to help them excel in their careers.

How will Innovation Training benefit me?

Attend the only course of its kind 

Get ahead of the industry competition by gaining exclusive access to business innovation methods and practices from the first and only recognised IKE course on offer in the region. 

Deliver innovation with confidence

Drive change by applying fresh thinking and innovation in your organisation, project or venture. On course completion you’ll have the confidence to deliver success in both your business and career. 

Gain an industry standard accreditation 

On completion of our internationally recognised course (defined by the ISO 56002 Innovation Management System Guidance Standard), you’ll become a member of the Institute of Innovation and Knowledge Exchange and use the letters ‘MIKE’ after your name, in recognition of your skills and practical experience in delivering innovation. 

Develop expert knowledge

Acquire knowledge and skills from the experts and specialists at Birmingham City Business School, recognised by the UK’s Small Business Charter for continued excellence in supporting entrepreneurship and growing the economy.

Immerse yourself in STEAMhouse 

You’ll attend the course at STEAMhouse, Birmingham City University’s £70million state-of-the-art building, where you’ll be inspired by a community of innovators, new thinking, networks, tools, facilities and spaces. 

Interested in driving business success? 

Want to know more? Contact Vivien.Hall@bcu.ac.uk to help us assess your needs* and find out about how the programme could help you.  

*Discounts are available for larger groups.