GInI Certified Programms

Gini Certification

ESQL World And GInI

Setting The Standard For Innovation Excellence Around The Globe

GInI - The Global Innovation Institute - is the leading international organisation advancing the profession of innovation leadership through individual career developments and transforming organisational achievements.

It is globally recognised as setting the benchmark for standards, tools, publications, resources, professional development courses, certifications, applied research, and networking opportunities.

All certificates and accreditations available through GInI reflect the latest research, methods, trends, and strategies in innovation leadership.

World Class Education To Build Your Capability

ESQL World offers organisations all four levels of GInI Certification.



Innovation Professional (CInP)® Certification

Foundational topics. For those with no or little experience, front-line staff up to mid-level managers with less than four years’ total work experience.


Design Thinking Professional (CDTP)® Certification

Core elements. For professionals and mid-level managers with more than two years’ experience working in Innovation or related field.


Innovation Strategist (CInS)® Certification

Strategic insight. For experienced business professionals, senior-level managers and Directors with more than four years’ experience working in Innovation or related field.


Chief Innovation Officer (CCInO)® Certification

Operational insight. For C-suite executive-level leaders and Directors with seven years’ experience working in Innovation or related field.


GInI Applied Innovation Master Book

Sustaining Investment In Innovation Excellence

ESQL World and GInI partner with organisations to ensure teams and leaders continue to deliver the return on human investment through continuing innovation development.

Certification is active for three years, beginning on the day that the exam has been passed.

A minimum number of Innovation Development Units, or IDUs, is required within the three years prior to the certificate expiration date to maintain certification.


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