Training programs in Product Management and Innovation

With a Spark Engine certification and training program, you develop expertise in foundational product management and innovation practices through experiential and co-active learning. Work with experts across various industries to grow as a leader in applied product innovation. Use this program to stand out from the crowd, spark an innovation mindset in any setting, and empower your organization to stay focused on the your customers continuously.

Certified Product Innovation Associate

Spark Engine CPIA

The Spark Engine Certified Product Innovation Associate (CPIA) training teaches the foundational practices and frameworks for product management. This is perfectly suited for those that are interested in jump-starting their career in product management and for those that are looking to expand their expertise on key principles of product innovation, human centered design, and iterative product development.

This is a 6-week course with exercises and simulations. Those that complete the program earn a CPIA certification.


Certified Design Thinking for Innovation

Spark Engine CDTI

The Spark Engine Certified Design Thinking for Innovation (CDTI) training provides product managers, designers, and innovation professionals an opportunity to learn Design Thinking and demonstrate an advanced understanding of key practices and mindsets related to product innovation.

This is a 2-day or 3-day immersive class experience with hands-on application of the principles to real-life projects. You earn a CDTI certification upon completion of the full program.

Certified Product Innovation Professional

Spark Engine CPIP

The Spark Engine Certified Product Innovation Professional (CPIP) certification is a master in product management and innovation to take your expertise to the next level. Product managers, product owners, and product leaders earn a CPIP certification to demonstrate their mastering of product management practices and grow in their career as innovation professionals.

The CPIP training course is an intensive class experience, with 6 weeks of hands-on application to a real product idea. You get coached by Spark Engine coaches on how to develop, plan, and deliver on tangible product and innovation concepts. You earn a CPIP certification upon completion of the full program.

Well-balanced program that focuses on both practices and mindsets

Agile, Design Thinking, Lean, team empowerment to drive innovation

Skills and expertise to apply to your job, not just empty theories

Drive results and bring change in your organization

Who should apply?

The Spark Engine certifications and training programs expand expertise and mindset for those in roles responsible for driving innovation and product development within their organization: Product Managers and Product Owners, Business Analysts and Project Managers, Executives and Product Leaders, and Entrepreneurs.

Visit the CPIACDTICPIP pages for more information about each program, and to apply.

Certified Product Innovation Trainer CPIT

Spark Engine CPIT

The Certified Product Innovation Trainer (CPIT) certification is the highest level of certification provided by Spark Engine. The CPIT certification is achieved by trainers certified to deliver Spark Engine programs.

The CPIT certification recognizes individuals who demonstrate superior knowledge, competency, and in-depth field experience in driving product innovation and development in enterprise environments. The CPITs are the only professionals certified to deliver Spark Engine programs.

Interested in a class for your team?

Our trainers organize private classes around the world for organizations of all sizes. If you are interested in learning more about our classes and would like to organize one for your team, please contact us. We may be able to adapt some of the contents or exercises to your specific needs.

The optimum size is between 8 and 24 people to foster collaboration and group exercises. If you have a different need let us know and we will find a way to accommodate your needs.