Announcing the Certification Programs of The Academy for Creativity & Innovation Leadership

Founded by Michael J. Gelb in 2007, the Academy for Creativity & Innovation Leadership is based on the idea that the skills of creativity and innovation leadership are essential to the success and fulfillment of individuals and organizations and to the well-being of society in general.

The Academy promotes an educational system in which every teacher and child learns to think independently and creatively.

The Academy helps businesses achieve their most important goals by cultivating Innovation Literacy to develop and sustain innovative cultures.

The Academy empowers teachers, coaches and consultants to serve as more effective catalysts for creativity and innovation leadership.

We achieve these goals by training and certifying individuals to facilitate and present the creativity and innovation leadership work developed by Michael J. Gelb, spanning more than 35 years of passionate exploration as described in his books and articles

Certification is Offered in 3 Contexts:

  • Entrepreneurs – Independent Coaches and Consultants: Individuals who have achieved a basic coach certification and are already working as coaches and/or consultants
  • Education – Teachers, Principals and School Administrators working within an elementary, secondary or higher educational institution.
  • Corporations – In-House Advocates: Full time employees who wish to develop the knowledge and skills to deliver effective creativity and innovation training within your own company.

Certified Creativity & Innovation Leadership Coaches will be able to understand, apply and present:

  • The 7 Principles for thinking Like Leonard da Vinci (with practical application of each principle in your context)

Prerequisites for Certified Creativity and Innovation Leadership Coaches:

  • Read and complete the exercises in the following books:
  • How to Think Like Leonardo da Vinci
  • Creativity On Demand
  • Innovate Like Edison
  • Discover Your Genius
  • Brain Power: Improve Your Mind as You Age

If you would like to become a certified Creativity & Innovation Leadership Coach, please write to Michael with details of your professional background and the context in which you wish to represent this work.

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