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Cambridge Judge Business School Innovation Management Certificate of Achievement

Professor Stelios Kavadias addresses a class.

Harness your innovation potential

  • Minimum of three programmes, or the equivalent of a minimum of six learning days, to be completed within a two-year period

As well as being part of a world-renowned research university, Cambridge Judge Business School benefits from a rich local business community.

Cambridge is infused with innovation, by bringing together research and industry an atmosphere has been created that has led to the development of science parks, start-up incubators and innovation centres. The Cambridge Cluster – or Silicon Fen – is now the most successful technology cluster in Europe and one of the most successful in the world.

The Cambridge Innovation Management Certificate of Achievement (IMCA) is a formal recognition of continuous professional development in innovation management at Cambridge Judge Business School over a two-year period.

The certificate is delivered by the School’s most senior faculty and builds upon the latest research and a combined experience of over 30 years of support for, and working with innovative, entrepreneurial and growing organisations.

Participants will develop a deep understanding of the complexity and interdependencies of innovation management. The IMCA helps participants to integrate innovation considerations into their business strategy and build the management skills required to promote the right processes to encourage the desired innovation outcome in their organisations.

Diagram highlighting the participant journey on the Innovation Management Certificate of Achievement. Choose a minimum of three programmes from our Innovation suite, equal to six days of learning, and complete them within two years, which offers enhanced flexibility. Stay connected with Cambridge and further your learning by attending our Business Briefing events on today's business issues. Learn from renowned University of Cambridge faculty.

The Certificate is designed to bring the latest thinking and knowledge from Cambridge Judge Business School to help you leverage your innovation capabilities to create, deliver and maximise value for your organisation.

Over the course of the Certificate participants will be introduced to applicable frameworks, tools and core models, helping senior executives to successfully manage and embed the innovation process into their organisation.

The IMCA constitutes a minimum of three programmes, selected from our suite of innovation programmes, or the equivalent of a minimum of six learning days, to be completed within a two-year period.

The Innovation Management Certificate of Achievement is awarded upon completion of a minimum of three programmes, selected from our suite of innovation programmes that add up to the equivalent of a minimum of six learning days. These are to be completed within a two-year period. 

Choose from the following:

The Cambridge Creativity Lab

Duration 2 days
Dates 8-9 July 2021 or 1-2 November 2021
Fees £2,500 + VAT

Do we really understand what creativity is and how to apply it in our organisations? It can appear in many forms and across all functions, by implementing methods for recognising and enhancing ideas you can create an environment that is more conducive to business innovation and growth.

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Digital Innovation & Transformation

Duration 2 days
Dates 6-7 May 2021 or 6-7 July 2021
Fees £2,500 + VAT

Provides methodologies and frameworks as well as critical thinking to help you re-think how you lead the transformation of your organisation through digital innovation.

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Digital Innovation & Transformation – Live Online

Duration 4 half-day sessions
Dates 16-19 February 2021
Fees £1,875 + VAT

Provides methodologies and frameworks as well as critical thinking to help you re-think how you lead the transformation of your organisation through digital innovation, in a new live online format.

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Driving Entrepreneurial Capability: How to Harness Innovation & Agility

Duration 3 days
Dates 27-29 October 2021
Fees £3,300 + VAT

Helps senior executives to successfully assess and develop entrepreneurship in their organisation as a disciplined and systematic process to achieve ongoing sustainable growth, as organisations increasingly need to reinvigorate their business offerings with the agility typical of entrepreneurs. This programme asks; how can businesses sustain an entrepreneurial spirit whilst operating at scale?

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Driving Entrepreneurial Capability: How to Harness Innovation & Agility – Live Online

Duration 6 half-day sessions
Dates 17-19 and 24-26 May 2021
Fees £2,475 + VAT

Learn to create greater levels of entrepreneurial flair, innovation and agility within your organisation.

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Managing Innovation Strategically

Duration 2 days
Dates 14-15 October 2021
Fees £2,500 + VAT

Helps managers in innovative or technology intensive environments gain new perspectives and insights into stages of the innovation process, from ideas generation through to product exploitation, and to develop a set of practical tools and concepts to apply to your business.

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Managing Innovation Strategically – Live Online

Duration 4 half-day sessions
Dates 8-9 and 11-12 March 2021
Fees £1,875 + VAT

Provides new insights into the important aspects of innovation, and gives you frameworks and practical tips to implement innovation in your own organisation.

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Benefits

You’ll learn from outstanding faculty and associates of Cambridge Judge Business School and gain a truly international experience from your global peer group.

  • Acquire a broad understanding of leading-edge business concepts from Cambridge faculty
  • Share a highly interactive learning environment with other participants from across the globe
  • Enhance your career needs through specific courses and build effective leadership skills
  • Gain new insights based on rigorous management best practice and research
  • Benefit from a method of study to meet the demands of your timetable and that best satisfies your learning requirements
  • Achieve a certificate of attendance from each programme taken, as well as the Certificate of Achievement on completion of all three.

Who should attend

  • Managers and executives involved in strategy and business development
  • Senior operations executives looking to inspire innovation in complex organisations
  • Functional leaders and managers who are seeking to understand the impact of innovation in the wider organisation
  • Strategic planners, R&D directors, product managers, technical managers and consultants
  • Employees who seek to transition to a role of senior leadership where their role requires them to manage people who directly, or indirectly, impact the organisation’s innovative output
  • Senior managers of large established or fast growth organisations who seek to purposefully enable and sustain the entrepreneurial spirit within their organisation
  • Managers of fast growth organisations who seek to purposefully enable and sustain the entrepreneurial spirit within their organisation.

Faculty & speakers

Allègre Hadida

University Senior Lecturer in Strategy

PhD (Doctorat HEC, France)

Jeremy Hutchison-Krupat

University Senior Lecturer in Operations & Technology Management

PhD (Georgia Institute of Technology)

Stylianos (Stelios) Kavadias

Margaret Thatcher Professor of Enterprise Studies in Innovation & Growth

PhD (INSEAD)

Christoph H. Loch

Professor of Management Studies

Director of Cambridge Judge Business School

PhD (Stanford Graduate School of Business)

Kamal Munir

Reader in Strategy & Policy

PhD (McGill University)

Jaideep Prabhu

Professor of Marketing

PhD (University of Southern California)

Dates & fees

Dates

Visit our Calendar for dates of scheduled open programmes on Innovation, including their duration.

The programme choices can be taken in any order, and you have up to two years to complete. We request participants attend a minimum of three programmes.

Fees

Innovation Management Certificate of Achievement

£7,150 + VAT *

* The certificate fee is £7,150 + VAT. VAT is charged at the prevailing rate, which is currently 20%; e.g. £7,150 + 20% = £8,580.

The fee can be paid in full or, to spread the cost, on a programme by programme basis. To discuss payment options, please contact [email protected] for further details.

The fee covers six days of teaching and includes instruction, materials, lunch and breaks. If you select the three-day “Building and Sustaining an Entrepreneurial Culture” programme you will need to select two additional two-day ICMA programmes. This adds up to a total of seven days of learning. The rate of the additional day of learning is £1000 + 20% VAT.

Participants are expected to attend each programme in full, and accommodation is not included.

For information regarding payment terms, cancellation rights, transfer policies and fees, please see our terms & conditions documents:

Terms & Conditions for Self-funded Applicants (pdf, 277KB) (updated 4 September 2019)
Terms & Conditions for Organisation-funded Applicants (pdf, 295KB) (updated 4 September 2019)

Please ensure that you have read our Frequently Asked Questions, which provide important additional information about our face-to-face programmes, in particular during the COVID-19 pandemic.

If you have any questions or would like to have a chat about this programme and how it could benefit you or your organisation, please get in touch with the Open Programmes team:

[email protected]


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