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The AIPMM Announces Academic Partnership With Colorado State University-Global Campus

October 20, 2012

The Association Of International Product Marketing And Management (AIPMM) Advances Opportunities For Members To Further Professional Development With Graduate Level Academic Preparation For The Certified Innovation Leader (CIL®) Credential

Reno, NV (PRWEB) October 19, 2012

The Association of International Product Marketing And Management is the world’s largest membership based professional organization with members in over 65 countries. The AIPMM is the only organization establishing standards of excellence and awarding certification credentials that enable individual members to demonstrate their level of expertise and provide corporate members an assurance that their product professionals are operating at peak performance.

Partnering with Colorado State University – Global Campus aligns with the AIPMM’s mission to offer multi-faceted approaches and ongoing educational opportunities for its members to further their professional development, leadership, management skills and accelerate their careers as product managers, brand managers, product marketing managers and other individuals responsible for guiding their organizations and clients through a constantly changing business landscape.

“The partnership with CSU-Global affords AIPMM members the opportunity to further their academic education along with their professional development,” says Therese Padilla, President of AIPMM. “AIPMM members enrolled in the CSU-Global Campus´ Applied Business Management Graduate Course will be uniquely prepared to sit for the AIPMM Certified Innovation Leader (CIL®) credential exam.”

The CSU-Global Campus´ Applied Business Management (MGT572) graduate course focuses on achieving and maintaining competitive advantage through strategic innovation, focused idea generation, and decision making in the global marketplace. The course utilizes current research, market analysis, and best practices to assist individuals and organizations in how to bring inventive products and services to market. The course also prepares individuals for the Certified Innovation Leader exam through the Association of International Product Marketing and Management (AIPMM).

The AIPMM Certified Innovation Leader (CIL®) credential is for professionals who are driven to lead or participate in innovation efforts for gaining and maintaining competitive advantage. Certified Innovation Leaders understand and utilize every phase of the innovation process to produce goods and services that are successful in the global market place and provide maximum return on investment to the organization. In addition to innovation best practices, the CIL® certification provides individuals and organizations with the knowledge, skills, and tools to strategically integrate and align organizational goals with a managed and purposeful innovation culture and process.

Kevin Schembri, CSU-Global´s Director of Learning Solutions, says “The CSU-Global Campus´ Applied Business Management (MGT572) graduate course was developed with assistance from the AIPMM to prepare individuals for the Certified Innovation Leader exam through the Association of International Product Marketing and Management (AIPMM). Course work focuses on achieving and maintaining competitive advantage through strategic innovation, focused idea generation, and decision making in the global marketplace. The course utilizes current research, market analysis, and best practices to assist individuals and organizations in how to bring inventive products and services to market.”

AIPMM Members in good standing receive 10% tuition reduction on any courses offered at CSU-Global Campus via the 100% online learning environment. AIPMM members can choose from all of the available coursework including bachelor´s degree and master´s degree programs with accelerated eight week courses especially geared to the time restraints of busy product professionals. AIPMM members will receive the CSU-Global Tuition Guarantee that locks in their tuition rate from initial enrollment for all courses until graduation.

Applications are now being accepted for fall terms with flexible start dates every four weeks. Students can apply online at CSUGlobal.edu or call (800) 920-6723 for more information. Organizations interested in learning more about the Learning Solutions Affiliate Program should contact 720-838-5035 or email Kevin(dot)Schembri(at)CSUGlobal(dot)edu.

About Colorado State University-Global Campus

Colorado State University-Global Campus (CSU-Global) offers career relevant bachelor´s degree and master´s degree programs for working adults and nontraditional learners. As the first and only 100% online, fully accredited public university in the United States, CSU-Global is focused on student success as its number one priority. CSU-Global sets the standard for quality and innovation in higher education as a part of the Colorado State University System and has expert faculty recognized as industry leaders and trained specifically for the online learning environment. CSU-Global offers a streamlined enrollment process with accelerated eight week courses that start every four weeks. Visit CSUGlobal.edu or call 1-800-920-6723 for more information about enrolling and the Applied Business Management (MGT572) graduate course. http://csuglobal.edu/aipmm

About AIPMM Certified Innovation Leader (CIL®) Credential

The AIPMM Certified Innovation Leader (CIL®) credential is for professionals who are driven to lead or participate in innovation efforts for gaining and maintaining competitive advantage. Certified Innovation Leaders understand and utilize every phase of the innovation process to produce goods and services that are successful in the global market place and provide maximum return on investment to the organization. In addition to innovation best practices, the CIL® certification provides individuals and organizations with the knowledge, skills, and tools to strategically integrate and align organizational goals with a managed and purposeful innovation culture and process.

http://www.aipmm.com/html/certification/cil.php

About The AIPMM

The Association of International Product Marketing and Management (AIPMM), founded in 1998, promotes worldwide excellence in product management education and provides value to its individual members, corporate members, strategic partners and sponsors by providing timely content, training, education, certification and professional networking opportunities.

The AIPMM Seven Phase Product Lifecycle Framework is a vendor independent Product Management and Product Marketing standard that takes into account best practices used in a wide range of companies and industries. This ensures that the most modern and up to date challenges faced in product management and product marketing are addressed for today´s environment. The Framework is part of the AIPMM Product Body of Knowledge (ProdBOK) that was developed with input from over 50 experts and endorsed by more than half a dozen consulting companies. The Framework includes seven distinct product phases, from Conceive to End of Life, and covers all aspects during the entire product lifecycle.

AIPMM Membership benefits include the national Product Management Educational Conference, regional conferences, the Career Center, peer Forums, tools, templates, publications, eligibility to enroll in the Certification Programs, the mentor matching program, and apply for the distinguished AIPMM Ambassador Council. The Agile Certified Product Manager® (ACPM), Certified Product Manager® (CPM), Certified Product Marketing Manager® (CPMM), Certified Brand Manager® (CBM), and Certified Innovation Leader (CIL) programs allow individual members to demonstrate their level of expertise and provide corporate members an assurance that their product professionals are operating at peak performance.

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