First Global Competitive Intelligence Professional Certification Program in Boston

Top Quote Join Strategic and Competitive Intelligence (SCIP) in Boston this June 13-24 for the "SCIP CIP Conferred by ACI" certification courses. This session offers certification at both the CIP-I and CIP-II leve. End Quote
  • Boston, MA-NH (1888PressRelease) May 23, 2011 - From the fundamentals (including intelligence collection and attending trade shows for intelligence) to critical analysis tools and frameworks (such as competitive blindspots) to advance courses (including war gaming and long-term scenario analysis), we have it all for you. The SCIP competitive intelligence certification courses are taught by established Academy of Competitive Intelligence (ACI) faculty and follow ACI's accredited curriculum.

    The first week, June 13-17, offers the CIP-I certification, followed the second week by the advanced courses of CIP-II. Courses include:

    • Intelligence sources and collection techniques
    • Competitive benchmarking and tactical analysis
    • Competitive blindspots
    • Cross-competitor analysis
    • Creating and running a world class intelligence operation
    • War gaming theory and practice
    • Value chain analysis
    • Anticipating innovation
    • Scenario analysis

    A well-constructed competitive intelligence program improves the ability of managers as well as senior executives to manage industry risk, respond to early signals of industry change, overcome competitive threats, and anticipate market opportunities in order to sustain or gain a competitive advantage. Competitive intelligence encompasses the practices of competitor, market, technological, financial, marketing, and strategic intelligence.

    Contact Lynne Smith at the Fuld Gilad Herring Academy of Competitive Intelligence for additional information: +1.630.983.5530 lsmith ( @ ) academyci dot com

    About Strategic and Competitive Intelligence Professionals (SCIP)

    With members in over 70 countries, SCIP (formerly the Society of Competitive Intelligence Professionals) is a 3000-member global nonprofit membership organization for everyone involved in creating and managing strategic and competitive intelligence. Education and training have been a critical component of SCIP's member services since the Society' founding in 1986. Many SCIP members have backgrounds in market research, strategic analysis, or science and technology.

    About Fuld-Gilad-Herring Academy of Competitive Intelligence LLC

    The Academy of Competitive Intelligence (ACI) is an educational institution dedicated to training managers and companies on how to manage risk and anticipate new market opportunities through the use of superior competitive intelligence. Developed and led by three of the leading thinkers and educators in the field -- Leonard Fuld, Ben Gilad and Jan Herring -- ACI is the only institution offering an accredited Competitive Intelligence Professional (CIP™) certificate program. This program has educated executives, managers and intelligence professionals from the majority of the Fortune 500 firms from 58 countries around the globe.

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